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Author: C J Clegg
Publisher: London : Hodder Education, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Written specially for students following the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, Biology for the IB Diploma is a major new textbook covering the latest syllabus requirements for this experimental science. Chapters are presented in syllabus order and their content reflects the necessary coverage of all core Topics and Options for students at both Standard and Higher levels. Throughout, the processes of science  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Study guides
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clegg, C J.
Biology for the IB Diploma + CD.
London : Hodder Education, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C J Clegg
ISBN: 9781444143089 1444143085
OCLC Number: 763159420
Notes: Option F: Chapter 18 Microorganisms and biotechnology.
Description: 1 online resource (760 pages)
Contents: Cover; Book title; Contents; Introduction; Matching chapters with the IB Diploma biology syllabus; Section 1: Standard level and higher level; Chapter 1 Cells --
the building blocks; Introducing cells; Membranes; Cell division; Chapter 2 Chemistry of life; Chemical elements and water; Carbohydrates, lipids and proteins; Enzymes --
biological catalysts; Nucleic acids; Protein synthesis; Chapter 3 Energy transfer in cells; Cellular respiration --
the controlled release of energy; Photosynthesis; Chapter 4 Genetics; Chromosomes, genes, mutations and meiosis. Chromosomes and the mechanism of inheritanceChapter 5 Genetic engineering and biotechnology; Genetic engineering and its applications; Chapter 6 Ecology, evolution and biodiversity; Communities and ecosystems; Greenhouse effect; Populations; Evolution; Classification; Chapter 7 Human physiology, health and reproduction; Nutrition; The transport system; The heart as a pump; Defence against infectious disease; Gaseous exchange; Nerves, hormones and homeostasis; Maintaining a constant internal environment --
homeostasis; Reproduction; Section 2: Additional higher level. Chapter 8 Nucleic acids and proteinsChromosome structure and the packaging of DNA; Replication --
DNA copying itself; DNA in protein synthesis --
the genetic code; Proteins; Enzymes; Chapter 9 Energy transfer in cells II; The steps of aerobic cellular respiration; The steps of photosynthesis; Light and photosynthesis; Chapter 10 Plant science; Plant structure and growth; Transport in angiosperms; Reproduction in flowering plants; Chapter 11 Genetics II; Meiosis and genetic variety in gametes; Dihybrid crosses and gene linkage; Polygenes and continuous variation. Chapter 12 Human physiology, health and reproduction IIDefence against infectious disease; Muscles and movement; The kidney --
excretion and osmoregulation; Reproduction; Section 3: Options; Option A: Chapter 13 Human nutrition and health; Nutrients of the human diet; Minerals, vitamins and dietary supplements; Energy issues in human diets; Appetite control; Special issues in human nutrition; Option B: Chapter 14 Physiology of exercise; Muscles and movement; Training and the pulmonary system; Training and the cardiovascular system; Exercise and respiration; Fitness and training; Injuries. Option C: Chapter 15 Cells and energyProteins; Enzymes; Cellular respiration; Data to explain relating to cell respiration; Photosynthesis; Data to explain relating to photosynthesis; Option D: Chapter 16 Evolution; Origin of life on Earth; Speciation --
the basis of microevolution; Human evolution; The Hardy-Weinberg principle; Phylogeny and systematics; Option E: Chapter 17 Neurobiology and behaviour; Stimulus, response and reflex; Perception of stimuli; Innate and learned behaviour; Neurotransmitters and synapses; The human brain; Further studies of behaviour.

Abstract:

Written specially for students following the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, Biology for the IB Diploma is a major new textbook covering the latest syllabus requirements for this experimental science. Chapters are presented in syllabus order and their content reflects the necessary coverage of all core Topics and Options for students at both Standard and Higher levels. Throughout, the processes of science and something of its history are introduced selectively to illustrate the possibilities and limitations of science. · Chapters open with a list of 'Starting points' that summarise e.

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