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Biology 1


Series: Cambridge Modular Sciences Series

By: Mary Jones, Richard Fosberry, Jennifer Gregory and Dennis Taylor

colour illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #109413 | ISBN: 052178719X
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A range of textbooks for AS and A level Pre 2008 specification. Biology 1 contains all of the core material for the first year of study leading to the AS qualification, and covers the three AS modules biology foundation, transport, and human health and disease. In combination with other books in the series it provides full coverage of the Advanced Level specifications. Learning objectives are clearly defined, so that students know exactly what they need to learn. Self-assessment questions (with answers) and exam-style end-of-chapter exercises offer excellent opportunities for independent study. Chapter introductions and summaries provide the basis for structured revision. Full-colour illustration and student-friendly design make the science accessible to all.


Introduction; FOUNDATION; 1. Cell structure; 2. Biological molecules; 3. Enzymes; 4. Cell membranes and transport; 5. Genetic control of protein structure and function; 6. Nuclear division; 7. Energy and ecosystems; TRANSPORT; 8. The mammalian transport system; 9. The mammalian heart; 10. Transport in multicellular plants; HUMAN HEALTH AND DISEASE; 11. Introduction to health and disease; 12. Diet; 13. Gaseous exchange and exercise; 14. Smoking and disease; 15. Infectious diseases; 16. Immunity; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Answers to self-assessment questions; Glossary; Index

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