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Advanced Biology


By: M Jones and G Jones

560 pages, illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | May 1997 | #131754 | ISBN: 0521484731
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This is a comprehensive, full colour, A-level biology text designed to be accessible from a double award GCSE science knowledge base. The text contains clear explanations of facts and concepts, with a controlled language level to ensure accessibility for all A-level students, including those for whom English is a second language. Where relevant, the applications of biology to industry and medicine have been given. There is an appendix covering the essential chemistry in an accessible form. The text includes core and extension material, to allow differentiation for more able students and there are questions throughout the text and end-of-chapter questions to test students' understanding. The high quality annotated artwork is drawn by Geoff Jones.


1. The molecules of life; 2. Enzymes; 3. Cells; 4. The cell cycle; 5. DNA and protein synthesis; 6. Genetics; 7. Selection and evolution; 8. Photosynthesis and plant nutrition; 9. Respiration; 10. Transport systems in animals; 11. Transport systems in plants; 12. Gas exchange; 13. Digestion; 14. Nervous systems; 15. Regulation and control; 16. Support and movement; 17. Mammalian reproduction; 18. Reproduction in plants; 19. Ecology; 20. Human impacts on ecosystems; 21. Health and disease; 22. Classification; Appendix 1. Basic chemistry

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