Biology

Biology

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When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, effective tutorial helps you master core biology concepts -- from cellular functions, genetics, and evolution to anatomy, ecology, and reproduction -- and get the best possible grade. At CliffsNotes, we're dedicated to helping you do your best, no matter how challenging the subject. Our authors are veteran teachers and talented writers who know how to cut to the chase -- and zero in on the essential information you need to succeed.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 17.78mm | 249.47g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0764563750
  • 9780764563751
  • 1,256,861

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We take great notes--and make learning a snap When it comes to pinpointing the stuff you really need to know, nobody does it better than CliffsNotes. This fast, effective tutorial helps you master core biology concepts--from cellular functions, genetics, and evolution to anatomy, ecology, and reproduction--and get the best possible grade. At CliffsNotes, we're dedicated to helping you do your best, no matter how challenging the subject. Our authors are veteran teachers and talented writers who know how to cut to the chase--and zero in on the essential information you need to succeed. Study smarter @ cliffsnotes.com Free CliffsNote-A-Day(TM) tips Free test-taking tips and tricks Free test samples and schedules Free info on other test resources Plus hundreds of downloadable Cliffs titles 24 hours a day Make the grade with CliffsQuickReviews CliffsQuickReviews are available for more than 30 introductory level courses. See inside for a complete listing of these and other bestselling Cliffs titles.show more

About Kelly Schweitzer

About the Authors I. Edward Alcamo, PhD is a Distinguished Professor of Microbiology at the State University of New York at Farmingdale. He has taught at the college level for 30 years, specializing in microbiology for nursing and other allied health science students. Kelly Schweitzer received her PhD from Indiana University School of Medicine in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Indiana University School of Medicine in the Pathology Dept. Her research focuses on the molecular biology of Alzheimer's Disease.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Chapter 1: The Science of Biology. Chapter 2: The Chemical Basis of Life. Chapter 3: The Biology of Cells. Chapter 4: Cells and Energy. Chapter 5: Photosynthesis. Chapter 6: Cellular Respiration. Chapter 7: Mitosis and Cell Reproduction. Chapter 8: Meiosis and Gamete Formation. Chapter 9: Classical (Mendelian) Genetics. Chapter 10: Gene Expression (Molecular Genetics). Chapter 11: Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology. Chapter 12: Principles of Evolution. Chapter 13: The Origin and Evolution of Life. Chapter 14: Human Evolution. Chapter 15: The Unity and Diversity of Life. Chapter 16: Monera. Chapter 17: Protista. Chapter 18: Fungi. Chapter 19: Plants: Diversity and Reproduction. Chapter 20: Vascular Plants: Structure and Function. Chapter 21: Animals: Invertebrates. Chapter 22: Animals: Vertebrates. Chapter 23: Nutrition and Digestion. Chapter 24: Gas Exchange. Chapter 25: Blood and Circulation. Chapter 26: Excretion and Homeostasis. Chapter 27: Support and Movement. Chapter 28: Chemical Coordination. Chapter 29: Nervous Coordination. Chapter 30: Reproduction. Chapter 31: Ecology. CQR Review. CQR Resource Center. Glossary. Index.show more

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