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Biological Science 1 and 2


Series: Biological Science Volume: 1&2

Edited By: DJ Taylor, NPO Green, GW Stout and R Soper

984 pages, Two volumes combined in one, b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, SEMs

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Oct 1997 | Edition: 3 | #84755 | ISBN: 0521561787
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NHBS Price: £49.95 $61/€56 approx

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A best-selling textbook on biology, covering a wide spectrum of subjects, and aimed at students at A-level and University level. This edition pays increased attention to environmental issues and man's impact on the environment, and incorporates new data on subjects such as AIDS and HIV, and biological nomenclature.


1. Introduction to the subject; 2. Classification; 3. Chemicals of life; 4. Enzymes; 5. Cells; 6. Histology; 7. Autotrophic nutrition; 8. Heterotrophic nutrition; 9. Energy utilisation; 10. Organisms in their environment; 11. Quantitative ecology; 12. Microbiology and biotechnology; Answers and discussion; 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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