Book Offers Wealth of Learning Opportunities from Biology to Nanotechnology

Research and Markets, the leading source for international market research and market data, has announced the addition of the "The Integrated Approach to Chemistry Laboratory: Selected Experiments" report to their offering.

This volume is intended for chemistry instructors seeking to provide engaging and challenging labs that combine all the features and benefits of the integrated laboratory. Written by educators from around the country, each chapter of the book contains a fully detailed and explained experiment, with guidance for student questions and possible customization. The book offers students and instructors a wealth of learning opportunities in experiment preparation, measurement, recording and analysis from disciplines extending from biology and microbiology to geology, nanotechnology, and microelectronics. All experiments have been classroom tested, with safety and monitoring issues given precedence. Many of the experiments contain modules that permit the instructor to make the lab more challenging as time and student ability dictate.


  • Complete and original labs for the integrated laboratory
  • All materials, protocols, and equipment spelled out
  • Each lab customizable for your department
  • Introduces and explains a wide range of lab techniques
  • Geared to various ability levels

Key Topics Covered:

  • CHAPTER 1: Preparation and Photocatalysis of Zinc Oxide Nanocrystals
  • CHAPTER 2: Synthesis and Evaluation of Inhibitors for Mushroom Tyrosinase
  • CHAPTER 3: Determination of the Heat of Combustion of Biodiesel Using Bomb Calorimetry: A Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Chemistry Experiment
  • CHAPTER 4: Aquifer In A Bottle: Detecting Geologic Origin from Bottled Water Chemistry
  • CHAPTER 5: Green Chemistry: The Marriage of Wood and Wine
  • CHAPTER 6: Protein Unfolding Kinetics
  • CHAPTER 7: Syntheses and Properties of Thiomolybdates and Thiotungstates
  • CHAPTER 8: Cloning Of the -Galactosidase Gene
  • CHAPTER 9: Investigating Protein Expression in Bacteria Grown Under Different Growth Conditions
  • CHAPTER 10: Understanding the Electronic Structure of Hydrated Metal Complexes
  • CHAPTER 11: Solid Phase Extraction of Lipids from a Cellular Lysate On A Microfluidic Device
  • CHAPTER 12: Preparation, UV-VIS and MCD Spectroscopy, And Molecular Modeling of Zinc Phthalocyanine: Confirmation Of Degeneracy of the First Excited State

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