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Explorations in Cell Biology and Genetics CD-ROM


By: G Johnson

Includes user's guide

McGraw Hill

Compact Disc | Hybrid | Dec 1996 | #70459 | ISBN: 0697379086
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Compact Disc | Mac | Dec 1996 | #60115 | ISBN: 0697292142
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Including animations and visuals drawn from leading Wm. C Brown texts, this set of seventeen interactive modules on CD-ROM allows students to investigate key concepts related to the study of biology, to explore vital processes with movement, colour and sound and to manipulate variables and evaluate the results.


Cell Biology1 Hemoglobin2 Cell Size3 Active Transport4 Cell-Cell Interactions5 MitosisMetabolism6 Thermodynamics7 Kinetics8 Oxidative Respiration9 PhotosynthesisGenetics10 Meiosis11 Constructing a Genetic Map12 Heredity in Families13 Gene Segregation14 DNA Fingerprinting

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George B. Johnson, Ph.D., is a professor of biology at Washington University in St. Louis and a professor of genetics at the university's School of Medicine. He is a prolific author of life science texts and curriculum products in a variety of media. New to his list of works are the Explorations of Human Biology CD-ROM and the textbook Human Biology, both offered by Wm. C. Brown Publishers. Johnson is acknowledged as an authority on population genetics and evolution variability, and he has published more than 50 research papers dealing with these and related topics. Visitors to the St. Louis Zoo can appreciate Johnson's work in the Living World, the educational center of which he is the founding director.

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