Nature of Biology Book 2 4E eGuidePLUS (Online Purchase)
|Pub date||November 2012|
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1 The chemical nature of cells
1.1 Extraction of DNA from wheat germ
1.2 Building a model of DNA and RNA
1.3 What's in a protein?
2 Membranes and cell organelles
2.1 Cells and cell organelles - how big?
2.2 Semi-permeability and membrane structure
2.3 The effect of temperature on plasma membranes
3 Biochemical processes in cells
3.1 Enzymes in action
3.2 Photosynthesis and respiration - a balance
3.3 Respiration involving oxygen - aerobic respiration
3.4 Finding out about photosynthesis
4 Molecular biology in medicine
4.1 Issues associated with the Human Genome Project
4.2 Molecular biology - making decisions
4.3 Bioethics - considering issues
5 Coordination and regulation: endocrine systems
5.1 Can hormones make a difference?
5.2 Plant response: apical dominance
5.3 Maintaining the balance
5.4 Glucose ups and downs
Chapter 6: Coordination and regulation: nervous systems
Activity 6.1: How are your reflexes?
Activity 6.2: Hot stuff
7 Infection and disease
7.1 Micro-organisms - where are they found?
7.2 Bacterial response to disinfectants and antibiotics
7.3 Parasitic organisms - unwelcome quests
7.4 Protecting your pet
8 Immunity: defence against disease
8.1 How to avoid rejections - transplantation and the immune system
8.2 Planning an overseas trip
8.3 Immune response to antigens
9 Genes, chromosomes and patterns of inheritance
9.1 Karyotypes and meiosis
9.2 Modelling meiosis
9.3 How much do I owe grandma?
9.4 What chance of being Rhesus positive?
9.5 Two genes at a time
9.6 Family portraits - what pattern is this?
9.7 Genetics with Drosophila
9.8 Environmental influences on phenotype
10 Nature, structure and organisation of the genetic material
10.1 Copying genes
10.2 Sequencing a genome
11 Gene function: genes in action
11.1 Using the genetic code to synthesise a polypeptide
11.2 Changing your genes
12 Manipulating DNA: tools and techniques
12.1: Restriction enzymes
12.2: Finding a gene
12.3: Transformation using the pGLO plasmid
12.4: DNA profiling
13 Population genetics
13.1 Variation - no two the same
13.2 Looking at allele frequencies
13.3 When allele frequencies change
13.4 Case studies in natural selection and evolution
14 Evolution: changes over time
14.1 Geological time - what's that?
14.2 Geological time scale and absolute/relative ages
14.3 Transitional fossils - halfway or some of the way?
14.4 Analysing and inferring evolutionary relationships
14.5 Case study in evolution - the finches of the Galapagos Islands
14.6 The panda puzzle
15 Hominin evolution
15.1 Primates alive! That's me
15.2 What can skulls tell us?
15.3 Who's in the family?
15.4 Alterative pathways
16 Human intervention in evolution
16.1 Making the most of new variations - artificial selection
16.2 Case studies in genetic testing and screening
16.3 Conservation of rare plant species - ex-situ plant conservation to support survival in wild
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