Biological Science 1 and 2 / Edition 3

Biological Science 1 and 2 / Edition 3

by D. J. Taylor, N. P. O. Green, G. W. Stout
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521561787

ISBN-13: 9780521561785

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the third edition of the highly successful book, Biological Science. The text has been revised and updated to provide comprehensive coverage of the latest syllabuses. New material has been added in the following areas: human health and disease, microbiology and biotechnology, and the applications of genetics. Questions and practical work permeate the text

Overview

This is the third edition of the highly successful book, Biological Science. The text has been revised and updated to provide comprehensive coverage of the latest syllabuses. New material has been added in the following areas: human health and disease, microbiology and biotechnology, and the applications of genetics. Questions and practical work permeate the text and useful appendices are included covering biological chemistry, biological techniques and statistics. Biological Science is available as two soft cover volumes and as a combined volume hardback.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521561785
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Biological Science Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.18(h) x 2.05(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the subject; 2. Classification; 3. Chemicals of life; 4. Enzymes; 5. Cells; 6. Histology; 7. Autotrophic nutrition; 8. Heterotrophic nutrition; 9. Energy utilisation; 10. Organisms in their environment; 11. Quantitative ecology; 12. Microbiology and biotechnology; Answers and discussion; 13. Transport in plants; 14. Transport in animals; 15. Coordination and control in plants; 16. Coordination and control in animals; 17. Movement and support; 18. Homeostasis; 19. Excretion and osmoregulation; 20. Reproduction; 21. Growth and development; 22. Continuity of life; 23. Variation and genetics; 24. Application of genetics; 25. Evolution - history of life; 26. Mechanisms of speciation; Answers and discussion; Appendix 1. Biological chemistry; Appendix 2. Biological techniques; Appendix 3. Classification; Appendix 4. Nomenclature and units; Appendix 5. The geological time scale

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