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Biological Science Volume 1 / Edition 4
     

Biological Science Volume 1 / Edition 4

by Scott Freeman
 

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ISBN-10: 0321613473

ISBN-13: 2900321613478

Pub. Date: 02/03/2010

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Supports and motivates you as you learn to think scientifically and use the skills of a biologist.

Scott Freeman’s Biological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. In the Fifth Edition, the author team has expanded to include

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Supports and motivates you as you learn to think scientifically and use the skills of a biologist.

Scott Freeman’s Biological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. In the Fifth Edition, the author team has expanded to include new members bringing a fresh focus on accuracy and currency, and multiplying the dedication to active learning by six.

Research indicates that true mastery of content requires a move away from memorization towards active engagement with the material in a focused, personal way. Biological Science is the first introductory biology text designed to equip you with a strategy to accurately assess your level of understanding, predict your performance, and identify the types of cognitive skills that need improvement.

Package consists of:

  • Biological Science, Volume 1, Fifth Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900321613478
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
02/03/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608

Table of Contents

1. Biology and the Tree of Life

2. Water and Carbon: The Chemical Basis of Life

3. Protein Structure and Function

4. Nucleic Acids and the RNA World

5. An Introduction to Carbohydrates

6. Lipids, Membranes, and the First Cells

7. Inside the Cell

8. Cell-Cell Interactions

9. Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

10. Photosynthesis

11. The Cell Cycle

12. Meiosis

13. Mendel and the Gene

14. DNA and the Gene: Synthesis and Repair

15. How Genes Work

16. Transcription, RNA Processing, and Translation

17. Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria

18. Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

19. Analyzing and Engineering Genes

20. Genomics

21. Principles of Development

22. An Introduction to Animal Development

23. An Introduction to Plant Development

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