Biology Essentials for Dummies

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Paperback, For Dummies, 2011, ISBN13 9781118072677, ISBN10 1118072677

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Just the core concepts you need to score high in your biology course

"Biology Essentials For Dummies" focuses on just the core concepts you need to succeed in an introductory biology course. From identifying the structures and functions of plants and animals to grasping the crucial discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time.

Get down to basics -- master the fundamentals, from understanding what biologists study to how living things are classified

The chemistry of life -- find out what you need to know about atoms, elements, molecules, compounds, acids, bases, and more

Conquer and divide -- discover the ins and outs of asexual and sexual reproduction, including cell division and DNA replication

Jump into the gene pool -- grasp how proteins make traits happen, and easily understand DNA transcription, RNA processing, translation, and gene regulation

Open the book and find:

An overview of cells and their substructures

Elementary chemistry

The key facts about reproduction and DNA

The 411 on energy and organisms

What you need to know about evolution

Coverage of ecosystems and populations

Ten great biology discoveries

Learn:

Core concepts taught in an introductory biology course

The structures and functions of plants and animals

The key discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology

About this item

Just the core concepts you need to score high in your biology course

"Biology Essentials For Dummies" focuses on just the core concepts you need to succeed in an introductory biology course. From identifying the structures and functions of plants and animals to grasping the crucial discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time.

Get down to basics -- master the fundamentals, from understanding what biologists study to how living things are classified

The chemistry of life -- find out what you need to know about atoms, elements, molecules, compounds, acids, bases, and more

Conquer and divide -- discover the ins and outs of asexual and sexual reproduction, including cell division and DNA replication

Jump into the gene pool -- grasp how proteins make traits happen, and easily understand DNA transcription, RNA processing, translation, and gene regulation

Open the book and find:

An overview of cells and their substructures

Elementary chemistry

The key facts about reproduction and DNA

The 411 on energy and organisms

What you need to know about evolution

Coverage of ecosystems and populations

Ten great biology discoveries

Learn:

Core concepts taught in an introductory biology course

The structures and functions of plants and animals

The key discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology

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Contributed by: Cumbay, Medhane
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Jun 2011
ISBN-13: 9781118072677
ISBN-10: 1118072677
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 176
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.46
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.5 x 0.5
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