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Introductory to Biology (11th Hour)

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This book reviews the more challenging material in a college-level, introductory course in biology. It is intended to supplement standard textbooks in biology, or for students who wish to review such material. '11th Hour: Introduction to Biology' is of particular use to students enrolled in a majors or non-majors introductory biology course, or students taking AP biology. It concentrates on those topics that usually give students the most difficulty, and problems/questions are rated throughout in terms of their level of difficulty.

  • Concentrates on those concepts that usually give students the most difficulty.

  • Provides ample opportunity to test the mastery of this material.

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Synopsis:

This book reviews the more challenging material in a college-level, introductory course in biology. It is intended as a supplement for a standard textbook in biology, or for students who wish to review such material. '11th Hour: Introduction to Biology' would be of particular use to students enrolled in a major's or non-major's introductory biology course, or students taking AP biology. It concentrates on those topics that usually give students the most difficulty, and problems/questions are rated throughout in terms of their level of difficulty.

Table of Contents

Unit I: From Atoms to Living Cells.

1 Introduction to Biology.

2 Atoms, Bonds, Water, and Carbon.

3 Molecules and Macromolecules of Life.

4 Membrane Structure and Function.

5 Cellular Organization.

6 Energy and Enzymes.

7 Energy Metabolism and Cell Respiration.

8 Photosynthesis.

Exam.

Unit II: Genes, Information, and Heredity.

9 DNA: Structure, Function, and Replication.

10 RNA and Protein: Transcription, Translation, and the Genetic Code.

11 Cell Cycle, Mitosis, Meiosis.

12 Mendelian Genetics.

13 Recombination, Linkage and Mapping.

14 Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses.

15 Gene Expression, Gene Technology, and Human Genetics; Exam II.

Unit III: Evolution.

16 Evolution and Natural Selection.

17 Microevolution and Population Genetics.

Unit IV: Animal Physiology.

18 General Principles of Physiology.

19 Cardiovascular System.

20 Endocrine System and Hormones.

21 Neurons: Electrical and Synaptic Events.

22 Immune System and Body Defenses.

Exam III and IV.

Unit V: Ecology.

23 Ecology.

Final Exam.

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780632044160
Subtitle:
Introduction to Biology
Author:
Wilson, David L.
Author:
Wilson, Rowe Ela
Author:
Wilson
Author:
Wilson, George
Author:
Wilson, Fallin W.
Author:
Wilson, Robb
Author:
Wilson, PH.D. J.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Location:
Malden, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Study Guides
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Microbiology
Subject:
Microbiology & Virology
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
11th Hour
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
286 x 208 x 19.7 mm 32 oz

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