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in The Merck Index 14th Edition book is also at your fingertips through this fully . All tables are in PDF format and, therefore, require the. Adobe Acrobat Reader. Over a century old and now in its 14th Edition, the last edition being published in , the Merck. Index represents a comprehensive one-volume refer-. The Merck Index, 14 th. Edition. New Edition, New Features. Patricia Heckelman. Kristin Roman. American Chemical Society. rd National.
ISBN The 14th edition of The Merck Index is both a single-volume text and a CD-ROM encyclopedia of chemicals, human and veterinary drugs, biotech drugs, monoclonal antibodies, and other biologicals.
Among the features unique to this edition are the more than new or completely revised monographs, thousands of new references, trademarks, uses, and physical properties that have been added to existing monographs, which now total 10, There is an increased emphasis on chemicals that impact the environment.
Coverage of traditional medicines, nutraceuticals, and cosmeticeuticals has been expanded. Updated information has been provided on carcinogens and on controlled substances.
Among the new supplemental tables are listings of international nonproprietary names for radicals and groups proposed by the World Heath Organization WHO , a table of fundamental physical and mathematical constants, a table containing structures of selected hexoses and pentoses, and a table of minerals.
More than 60, synonyms, CAS names, alternative names, trademarks, and derivative names are contained in the Name Index.
The companion CD contains the complete contents of the 14th edition. Many monographs from previous editions have been deleted in order to keep the printed book a single volume of manageable size, but of those archived monographs can be accessed on the CD-ROM version.
It probably is in the book, but you will have difftculty finding the informatton. The decomposition of organic and biological material is covered. However, compared to the treatment of the inorganic material, it is quite scant.
This is also reflected in the index cross-referencing.
Finding a treatment to decompose inorganic material is excellent. There are a large number of literature citations; including the current literature.
The book is most recommended to anyone as a first source in decomposing any sample, particularly inorganic material. A Companion Volume to the Merck Index, 9th ed. Merck, Rahway, New Jersey, The book opens with a table of the atomic masses of most abundant isotopes.