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Biological Science 1: Organisms, Energy and Environment

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Series: Biological Science Volume: 1

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

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 3 | #96482 | ISBN: 0521567211
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About this book

Biological Science covers both core and option material for AS Level and A Level. 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

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; 13. Answers and discussion


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