Schaum's Outline of Biology

Paperback | October 1, 1998

byGeorge H. Fried

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Confusing Textbooks? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time?Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course informati...

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George H. Fried was Professor of Biology at Brooklyn College. He taught courses in general biology and animal physiology during a 30-year teaching career.. .

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:455 pages, 10.89 × 8.16 × 0.73 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070224056

ISBN - 13:9780070224056

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Schaums Outline Of Biology Excellent book which has helped my son in Grade 12 and in University. The key concepts were underlined and taught as if by a real teacher. Easy to understand is definately an asset and a must buy for all students taking Biology.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals of Biology.

The Basic Structure of Science.

The Chemistry of Life: An Inorganic Perspective.

The Chemistry of Life: The Organic Level.

Part II: Biology of the Cell.

The Cellular Organization of Life.

Energy Transformations.

Photosynthesis.

Part III: Genetics and Inheritance.

The Nature of the Gene.

Cell Reproduction.

The Mechanism of Inheritance.

Control Mechanisms in Genetics.

Embryology.

Animal Reproduction.

Part IV: Plant Biology.

Basic Structure and Function in Vascular Plants.

Interactions of Vascular Plants with Their Environment.

Part V: 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.

Part VI: Evolution and Ecology.

Evolution: The Process.

Ecology.

Origin of Life.

Part VII: Biological Diversity.

The Kingdom Monera (The Prokaryotes).

The Kingdom Fungi.

The Kingdom Plantae.

The Kingdom Animalia.

The Primates.

From Our Editors

-- Over 32,000 copies sold of first edition!
-- Over 709,000 students enrolled in biology courses
-- Perfect supplement to the leading textbooks
-- Prepares students for the MCAT
-- Reflects all recent advances in quantitative biology
-- Complements basic biology courses and biochemistry