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Best Sellers: Chemistry, May 17, 2012

August 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Neither Physics nor Chemistry: A History of Quantum Chemistry
Gavroglu, Kostas
MIT Press
2012. ISBN 9780262016186. $40

2) The Periodic Table: A Very Short Introduction
Scerri, Eric R.
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199582495. $11.95

3) Comprehensive Chromatography in Combination with Mass Spectrometry
Mondello, Luigi
John Wiley
2011. ISBN 9780470434079. $125

4) Catalysis in Electrochemistry: From Fundamentals to Strategies for Fuel Cell Development
Santos, Elizabeth
John Wiley
2011. ISBN 9780470406908. $135

5) Graphene: Synthesis and Applications
Choi, Wonbong
CRC Press
2012. ISBN 9781439861875. $129.95

6) Xenotransplantation and Risk: Regulating a Developing Biotechnology
Fovargue, Sara
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9780521195768. $95

7) Chemical Modification of Biological Polymers
Lundblad, Roger L.
CRC Press
2012. ISBN 9781439848982. $149.95

8) Hyphenated and Alternative Methods of Detection in Chromatography
Shalliker, R. Andrew
CRC Press
2012. ISBN 9780849390777. $169.95

9) Functional Molecules from Natural Sources
Wrigley, Stephen K.
Royal Society of Chemistry
2011. ISBN 9781847552594. $176

10) Challenges in Green Analytical Chemistry
de la Guardia, Miguel
Royal Society of Chemistry
2011. ISBN 9781849731324. $195

11) Enhancing Learning with Online Resources, Social Networking, and Digital Libraries
Belford, Robert E.
American Chemical Society
2010. ISBN 9780841226005. $150

12) Carbon-Neutral Fuels and Energy Carriers
Muradov, Nazim Z.
CRC Press
2012. ISBN 9781439818572. $159.95

13) Advances in Chemical Engineering. Vol. 40: Multiscale Simulation and Design
Marin, Guy B.
Elsevier Academic Press
2011. ISBN 9780123809858. $224

14) Name Reactions in Heterocyclic Chemistry II
Li, Jie Jack
John Wiley
2011. ISBN 9780470085080. $149.95

15) Concepts in Syngas Manufacture
Rostrup-Nielsen, Jens
Imperial College Press
2011. ISBN 9781848165670. $123

16) Magneto Luminous Chemical Vapor Deposition
Yasuda, Hirotsugu
CRC Press
2011. ISBN 9781439838778. $179.95

17) Philosophy of Chemistry
Woody, Andrea I.
North Holland
2012. ISBN 9780444516756. $205

18) Reagents for Silicon-Mediated Organic Synthesis
Fuchs, Philip L.
John Wiley
2011. ISBN 9780470710234. $155

19) Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Chemistry. Vol. 5: Analysis and Function of Amino Acids and Peptides
Hughes, Andrew B.
2011. ISBN 9783527321049. $210

20) Conical Intersections: Theory, Computation and Experiment
Domcke, Wolfgang
World Scientific
2011. ISBN 9789814313445. $190

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