CliffsQuickReview Biology

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CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest subjects. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.

Whether you're new to elements, atoms, and molecules or just brushing up on your knowledge of the subject, CliffsQuickReview Biology can help. This guide carries biological studies into topics such as organic compounds, cellular respiration, transgenic ...

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Overview


CliffsQuickReview course guides cover the essentials of your toughest subjects. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions.

Whether you're new to elements, atoms, and molecules or just brushing up on your knowledge of the subject, CliffsQuickReview Biology can help. This guide carries biological studies into topics such as organic compounds, cellular respiration, transgenic animals, and human reproduction. You'll also tackle other concepts, including

  • The process of photosynthesis
  • Mitosis and cell reproduction
  • Inheritance patterns
  • Principles of evolution
  • The unity and diversity of life

CliffsQuickReview Biology acts as a supplement to your other learning materials. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review — you decide what works best with your needs. You can flip through the book until you find what you're looking for — it's organized to gradually build on key concepts. Here are just a few other ways you can search for topics:

  • Use the free Pocket Guide full of essential information.
  • Get a glimpse of what you’ll gain from a chapter by reading through the Chapter Check-In at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Use the Chapter Checkout at the end of each chapter to gauge your grasp of the important information you need to know.
  • Test your knowledge more completely in the CQR Review and look for additional sources of information in the CQR Resource Center.
  • Use the glossary to find key terms fast.

With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are comprehensive resources that can help you get the best possible grades.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764563751
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/15/2001
  • Series: Cliffs Quick Review Series
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 280,458
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author


KELLY SCHWEITZER received her PhD from Indiana University School of Medicine in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Her research focuses on the molecular biology of Alzheimer's Disease.

I. EDWARD ALCAMO, PhD is a Distinguished Professor of Microbiology at the State University of New York at Farmingdale. He has taught at the college level for 30 years, specializing in microbiology for nursing and other allied health science students.

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Table of Contents


Introduction.

Chapter 1: The Science of Biology.

Chapter 2: The Chemical Basis of Life.

Chapter 3: The Biology of Cells.

Chapter 4: Cells and Energy.

Chapter 5: Photosynthesis.

Chapter 6: Cellular Respiration.

Chapter 7: Mitosis and Cell Reproduction.

Chapter 8: Meiosis and Gamete Formation.

Chapter 9: Classical (Mendelian) Genetics.

Chapter 10: Gene Expression (Molecular Genetics).

Chapter 11: Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology.

Chapter 12: Principles of Evolution.

Chapter 13: The Origin and Evolution of Life.

Chapter 14: Human Evolution.

Chapter 15: The Unity and Diversity of Life.

Chapter 16: Monera.

Chapter 17: Protista.

Chapter 18: Fungi.

Chapter 19: Plants: Diversity and Reproduction.

Chapter 20: Vascular Plants: Structure and Function.

Chapter 21: Animals: Invertebrates.

Chapter 22: Animals: Vertebrates.

Chapter 23: Nutrition and Digestion.

Chapter 24: Gas Exchange.

Chapter 25: Blood and Circulation.

Chapter 26: Excretion and Homeostasis.

Chapter 27: Support and Movement.

Chapter 28: Chemical Coordination.

Chapter 29: Nervous Coordination.

Chapter 30: Reproduction.

Chapter 31: Ecology.

CQR Review.

CQR Resource Center.

Glossary.

Index.

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