Biological Science 1 and 2 / Edition 3

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521561785
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: Biological Science Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 992
  • Age range: 16 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.82 (w) x 11.18 (h) x 2.05 (d)

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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