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Principles of Biology  Cover Image E-book E-book

Principles of Biology / editor, Christina A. Crawford.

Summary:

Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the field of biology.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781682173244
  • ISBN: 1682173240
  • Physical Description: xi, 613 pages : illustrations (mostly color), portraits ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Salem Press.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Publisher's Note -- Editor's Introduction -- Activation energy -- Active transport -- Aging -- Amino acids -- Anatomy -- Animal kingdom -- Apes to hominids -- Artificial organs -- Asexual reproduction -- Biochemical engineering -- Biochemistry -- Bioengineering -- Biology -- Bionics and biomedical engineering -- Biophysics -- Bioprocess engineering -- Biosynthetics -- Birth -- Bone and cartilage -- Brain -- Cannibalism -- Cardiology -- Cell and tissue engineering -- Cell communication -- Cell organelles -- Cell specialization -- Cell types -- Cellular respiration -- Circulatory systems of vertebrates -- Cleavage, gastrulation, and neurulation -- Cloning -- Copulation -- CRISPR-Cas9 -- Cryogenics -- Death and dying -- Defense mechanisms -- Demographics -- Dentistry -- Deoxyribose nucleic acid -- Dermatology and dermatopathology -- Diffusion -- Digestion -- Digestive tract -- Diseases. -- DNA analysis. -- DNA/RNA synthesis -- DNA/RNA transcription -- Egg production -- Embryology -- Emotions. -- Endocrine systems of vertebrates -- Endocrinology -- Endocytosis and exocytosis -- Enzyme engineering -- Eukaryotes and prokaryotes -- Evolution: animal life -- Evolution: historical perspective -- Eyes -- Fertilization -- Forensic science -- Fur and hair -- Gametogenesis -- Gastroenterology -- Gene flow -- Genetics -- Geriatrics and gerontology -- Growth -- Hematology -- Histology -- Homeostasis -- Hominids -- Homo sapiens and human diversification -- Human evolution analysis -- Human genetic engineering -- Human-computer interaction -- Hydrophilic and hydrophobic -- Hypnosis. -- Immune system -- Immunology and vaccination.
Intelligence -- Kinesiology -- Lactation -- Lactic acid fermentation -- Life spans -- Metabolic engineering -- Multicellularity -- Mutations -- Natural selection -- Neanderthals -- Nephrology -- Neural engineering -- Neurology -- Noses -- Nutrient requirements -- Obstetrics and gynecology -- Optometry -- Orthopedics -- Osmoregulation -- Osmosis -- Parasitology -- Pathology -- Placental mammals -- Polymers and monomers -- Protein synthesis -- Proteins, enzymes, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids -- Pulmonary medicine -- Reproduction -- Reproductive science and engineering -- Reproductive system of female mammals -- Reproductive system of male mammals -- Respiration and low oxygen -- Respiratory system -- RNA/protein translation -- RNAase -- Sex differences: evolutionary origin -- Sexual development -- Skin -- Smell -- Stem cell research and technology -- The Hardy-Weinberg law of genetic equilibrium -- Thermoregulation -- Tool use -- Toxicology -- Tribology -- Urology -- Virology -- Vision -- Zoology -- Glossary -- The Last Twenty Years of Nobel Prize winners in Biological Studies -- Body Systems -- Bibliography -- Subject Index.
Target Audience Note:
10-A.
Subject: Biology.
Biology.


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