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Biology

Author: Irwin W Sherman; Vilia G Sherman
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This introductory biological textbook for undergraduates has been revised and updated to include a new chapter on the biology of skin. It applies basic biological concepts to areas of immediate human  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irwin W Sherman; Vilia G Sherman
ISBN: 0195060156 9780195060157
OCLC Number: 21226437
Description: xiii, 636 pages
Contents: Part I: The cell; Genesis: the origin of life?; Cell structure: the organization of life; Of molecules and cells; Harvest of chemical energy: cellular respiration; Harvest of light energy: photosynthesis; Communication between cell generations: nucleic acids; Cells in action: duplication and control mechanisms; Cancer: cells out of control; Part II: The human organism; Perpetuation of life I: sex-cell formation and fertilization; Perpetuation of life II: human development; The restless envelope: skin; Processing food: digestion and nutrition; Internal transport: the circulatory system; Blood and immunity; Gaseous exchange: respiration; Chemical balance: the kidney; Chemical co-ordination: hormones; Electrochemical co-ordination: nerves; Built-in signal corps: the sense organs; Animal and human behaviour; Movement: skeleton and muscle; Staying in place: homeostatic controls; Genes in individuals: human inheritance; Genes in populations: an introduction to evolution; Human evolution; Humans and the environment; Aboard spaceship earth.
Responsibility: Irwin W. Sherman, Vilia G. Sherman.

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