Biology Study Guide: Prokaryotes, Archaea, Eukaryotes, Viruses, Reproduction, Mendelian Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell Signaling, Human Anatomy, Chemical Review

Biology Study Guide: Prokaryotes, Archaea, Eukaryotes, Viruses, Reproduction, Mendelian Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell Signaling, Human Anatomy, Chemical Review

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Biology Study Guide: Prokaryotes, Archaea, Eukaryotes, Viruses, Reproduction, Mendelian Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cell Signaling, Human Anatomy, Chemical Review by MobileReference

Boost grades with an illustrated Biology study guide. You will use it from an undergraduate school all the way to medical school.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in Biology, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, nursing, and dental students.

Features

  • Fully illustrated.
  • Written in clear, concise format.
  • Detailed description on cell components and biochemical processes.
  • Mendelian Genetics and Molecular biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Plants
  • Chemical Review
  • Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms.
  • Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases
  • Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway.
  • Add bookmarks
  • Use your down time to prepare for an exam.
  • Always have the guide available for a quick reference.

Table of Contents

Chapters:
I. Cells, Types, Components, Viruses
II. Cell Reproduction
III. Mendelian Genetics
IV. Molecular Biology
V. Human Anatomy
VI. Plants and Ecology

Appendices:
General Index
Chemical Review
Biomolecules
Lab Techniques
Basic Ecology Glossary
Invasive Species Glossary

I. Cell

Cell: Cell membrane | Cytoskeleton | Genetic material | Organelles | Prokaryotic cells | Eukaryotic cells | Growth and metabolism | Creation of new cells | Protein synthesis | Origins of cells | History

Types of Cells: Prokaryotes | Bacteria | Groups | Gram-positive | Gram-negative | Cyanobacteria | Archaea | Eukaryotes | Comparison of eukaryotic and procariotic cells | Plant Cells | Comparison of animal and plant cells

Bacterial cell structure: Cell envelope | Cytoplasmic membrane | Surface structures | Intracellular structures | Endospores

Cell Components: Cell wall | Cell membrane | Chloroplast | Cilium | Centriole | Centrosome | Glyoxysome | Cytoplasm | Cytoskeleton | Endoplasmic reticulum | Flagellum | Golgi apparatus | Lysosome | Melanosome | Mitochondria | Mitotic spindle | Nucleus | Nucleolus | Peroxisome | Plasmodesmata | Plastid | Ribosome | Vacuole | Vesicle

Cellular Respiration: Aerobic respiration | Theoretical yields | Anaerobic respiration | Fermentation�| ATP

Mitochondria: Functions | Oxidative phosphorylation | Oxidative decarboxylation | Electron transport | Mitochondrial DNA | Reproduction | Origin

Cell Membrane: Phospholipids | Cholesterol | Diffusion | Osmosis | Electrochemical gradient | Membrane permeability | Passive transport | Facilitated diffusion | Ion channel | Active transport | The ATP-Dependent Na/K Pump | V-ATPase | Exocytosis | Endocytosis | Cell wall | Cell envelope | Chitin | Peptidoglycan

Viruses: Discovery | Origins | Classification | Structure | Replication | Lifeform debate | Viruses and disease | Applications | Etymology

II. Cell Reproduction

Cell division: Prokaryotic binary fission | Bacterial conjugation | Eukaryotic Cell Cycle | Mitosis: Prophase | Prometaphase | Metaphase | Anaphase | Telophase | Cytokinesis | Meiosis | Genetic recombination | Chromosomal crossover | Fertilization | Cell Cycle Regulation | Apoptosis | Cancer

III. Mendelian Genetics

Introduction | Phenotype | Mendel's Law of Segregation (First Law) | Mendel's law of independent assortment (Second Law) | Background | Mendelian mutation

IV. Molecular Biology

Genome: Gene | Chromosomes | Homologous chromosomes | Karyotype | Locus | Chromatin: Euchromatin | Heterochromatin | Histone | Nucleosome | Somatic Cell | Gametes: Ovum | Sperm | Human Genome | Mutation | Plasmids

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605011110
Publisher: MobileReference
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Mobi Study Guides
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

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