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The Resource Biology for dummies, by Rene Fester Kratz and Donna Rae Siegfried

Biology for dummies, by Rene Fester Kratz and Donna Rae Siegfried

Label
Biology for dummies
Title
Biology for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Rene Fester Kratz and Donna Rae Siegfried
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CGB
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Kratz, René Fester
Dewey number
570
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH307.2
LC item number
.S54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
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Siegfried, Donna Rae
Series statement
For dummies
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Biology
Label
Biology for dummies, by Rene Fester Kratz and Donna Rae Siegfried
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Biology basics. Exploring the living world ; How life is studied ; The chemistry of life ; The living cell ; Acquiring energy to run the motor -- Cell reproduction and genetics : let's talk about sex, baby. Dividing to conquer : cell division ; Making Mendel proud : understanding genetics ; Reading the Book of Life : DNA and proteins ; Engineering the code : DNA technology -- It's a small, interconnected world. Biodiversity and classification ; Observing how organisms get along ; Evolving species in an ever-changing world -- Systems galore! : animal structure and function. Pondering the principles of physiology ; Moving and shaking : skeletal and muscular systems ; Going with the flow : respiratory and circulatory systems ; Checking out the plumbing : animal digestive and excretory systems ; Fighting back : human defenses ; The nervous and endocrine systems, messengers extraordinaire ; Reproduction 101 : making more animals -- It's not easy being green : plant structure and function. Living the life of a plant ; Probing into plant physiology -- The part of tens. Ten great biology discoveries ; Ten ways biology affects your life
Control code
ocn647822101
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9780470598757
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010926846
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)647822101
Label
Biology for dummies, by Rene Fester Kratz and Donna Rae Siegfried
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Biology basics. Exploring the living world ; How life is studied ; The chemistry of life ; The living cell ; Acquiring energy to run the motor -- Cell reproduction and genetics : let's talk about sex, baby. Dividing to conquer : cell division ; Making Mendel proud : understanding genetics ; Reading the Book of Life : DNA and proteins ; Engineering the code : DNA technology -- It's a small, interconnected world. Biodiversity and classification ; Observing how organisms get along ; Evolving species in an ever-changing world -- Systems galore! : animal structure and function. Pondering the principles of physiology ; Moving and shaking : skeletal and muscular systems ; Going with the flow : respiratory and circulatory systems ; Checking out the plumbing : animal digestive and excretory systems ; Fighting back : human defenses ; The nervous and endocrine systems, messengers extraordinaire ; Reproduction 101 : making more animals -- It's not easy being green : plant structure and function. Living the life of a plant ; Probing into plant physiology -- The part of tens. Ten great biology discoveries ; Ten ways biology affects your life
Control code
ocn647822101
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 366 p.
Isbn
9780470598757
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010926846
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)647822101

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