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Biological Science 2: Systems, Maintenance and Change

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Series: Biological Science Volume: 2

By: Nigel Green, Roland Soper, Wilf Stout and Dennis Taylor

976 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 1997 [1998 reprint] | Edition: 3 | #96484 | ISBN: 0521567203
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About this book

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.


Contents

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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