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Schaum's Outline of Biology

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ISBN-10: 0070224056

ISBN-13: 9780070224056

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: George H. Fried, George J. Hademenos

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This revised edition includes chapters on Quantitative Biology and Enzymes, to help readers with elementary mathematical concepts such as dimensional measurements and time-dependent processes such as cell-doubling and bacterial growth.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 455
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

George H. Fried is a Professor of Biology at Brooklyn College. He received his A.B. from Brooklyn College, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. His research interests have centered on metabolic aspects of comparative physiology and the enzymatic factors in genetic and experimental obesities. From 1983 to 1987 he served as chairperson of the Biology Department of Brooklyn College. He has taught courses in general biology and animal physiology and has developed a course in Biology and Society during a 30-year teaching career.George Hademenos, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at the University of Dallas, where he teaches general physics and quantum physics. He…    

George Hademenos, PhD, is an assistant professor at the University of Dallas, where he teaches general physics and quantum physics. He has also taught at the University of Massachusetts and at UCLA. Candice McCloskey Campbell, PhD, is an assistant professor of chemistry at Georgia Perimeter College. Shaun Murphree, PhD, is an assistant professor of chemistry at Allegheny College. Jennifer M. Warner, PhD, teaches biology at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Amy B. Wachholz, PhD, is the director of health psychology at UMass Medical School. Kathy A. Zahler, MS, is a widely published test-prep author.

Fundamentals of Biology
The Basic Structure of Science
The Chemistry of Life: An Inorganic Perspective
The Chemistry of Life: The Organic Level
Biology of the Cell
The Cellular Organization of Life
Energy Transformations
Photosynthesis
Genetics and Inheritance
The Nature of the Gene
Cell Reproduction
The Mechanism of Inheritance
Control Mechanisms in Genetics
Embryology
Animal Reproduction
Plant Biology
Basic Structure and Function in Vascular Plants
Interactions of Vascular Plants with Their Environment
Animal Biology
Homeostasis: Regulation of Physiological Functions
Animal Nutrition and the Digestive System
The Excretory System
The Circulatory System
Immunology
The Respiratory System
Hormones the the Endocrine System
The Nervous System
The Musculoskeletal System: Support and Movement
Animal Behavior
Evolution and Ecology
Evolution: The Process
Ecology
Origin of Life
Biological Diversity
The Kingdom Monera (The Prokaryotes)
The Kingdom Fungi
The Kingdom Plantae
The Kingdom Animalia
The Primates