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  • Mitosis and cell reproduction
  • Inheritance patterns
  • Principles of evolution
  • The unity and diversity of life

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Synopsis:

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 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.

About the Author

KELLY SCHWEITZER received her PhD from Indiana University School of Medicine in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Her research focuses on the molecular biology of Alzheimer's Disease.
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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764563751
Manufactured:
Cliffs Notes
Other:
Schweitzer, Kelly S.
Manufactured by:
Cliffs Notes
Manufactured:
Cliffs Notes
Author:
Alcamo, Edward I.
Author:
Schweitzer, Kelly S.
Author:
Schweitzer, Kelly
Author:
Alcamo, I. Edward
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Anatomy
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Reproduction
Subject:
cell
Subject:
Bio
Subject:
General & Introductory Life Sciences
Subject:
cellular functions, genetics, evolution, anatomy, ecology, reproduction, cell, bio, biology
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Subject:
cellular functions, genetics, evolution, anatomy, ecology, r
Subject:
eproduction, cell, bio, biology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffs Quick Review
Series Volume:
no. CURA-00-4
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , 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 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.
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