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Biological Science 2 Systems, Maintenance and Change

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Series: Biological Science Volume: 2
By: Nigel Green, Roland Soper, Wilf Stout and Dennis Taylor
976 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs
Biological Science 2
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  • Biological Science 2 ISBN: 9780521567206 Edition: 3 Paperback Oct 1997 Out of Print #96484
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About this book

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.

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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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Textbook Out of Print
Series: Biological Science Volume: 2
By: Nigel Green, Roland Soper, Wilf Stout and Dennis Taylor
976 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs
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