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Heinemann Biology 2 Student Book with eBook, 5th Edition

By Philip Batterham, Krista Bayliss, Ian Bentley, Christina Bliss, Sally Cash, Sarah Edwards, Barbara Evans, Kate Gready, Samantha Hopley, Fran Maher, John McKenzie, Jonathan Meddings, Aline Poh, Yvonne Sanders, Helen Silvester, Rebecca Wood
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Table of contents
  • Unit 3: How do cells maintain life?
  • Area of study 1: How do cellular processes work?
  • Area of study 2: How do cells communicate?
  • Unit 4: How does life change and respond to challenges over time?
  • Area of study 1: How are species related?
  • Area of study 2: How do humans impact on biological processes?
  • Chapter 1 Biology keystones – foundation skills
  • 1.1 The scientific method
  • 1.2 Planning investigations
  • 1.3 Conducting investigations
  • 1.4 Data analysis and presentation
  • 1.5 Reporting investigations
  • Chapter 2 Cells and composition of cells
  • 2.1 Cells
  • 2.2 Molecular composition of organisms
  • 2.3 The plasma membrane
  • 2.4 Movement of material across membranes
  • 2.5 Proteins
  • Chapter 3 Nucleic acids, gene structure and regulation
  • 3.1 Nucleic acids – DNA and RNA
  • 3.2 Gene structure and gene expression
  • 3.3 Gene regulation
  • Chapter 4 Enzyme regulation in biochemical pathways
  • 4.1 Enzymes and biochemical pathways
  • 4.2 Regulation of enzymes
  • Chapter 5 Energy transformation in cells
  • 5.1 Photosynthesis
  • 5.2 Factors that affect the rate of photosynthesis
  • 5.3 Cellular respiration: Glycolysis
  • 5.4 Cellular respiration: Aerobic and anaerobic respiration
  • 5.5 Factors that affect the rate of cellular respiration
  • Area of study 1 review
  • Chapter 6 Cellular signals 
  • 6.1 Signalling molecules
  • 6.2 Signal transduction
  • 6.3 Apoptosis
  • Chapter 7 Responding to antigens
  • 7.1 Antigens
  • 7.2 Innate immunity
  • 7.3 Adaptive immunity
  • Chapter 8 Immunity, immune malfunctions and immunotherapy
  • 8.1 Immunity
  • 8.2 Diseases of the immune system
  • 8.3 Cancer immunotherarpy
  • Chapter 9 Changes in the genetic make up of a population
  • 9.1 Changing allele frequencies
  • 9.2 Processes of evolution
  • 9.3 Selective breeding
  • Chapter 10 Changes in biodiversity
  • 10.1 Significant changes in biodiversity over time
  • 10.2 Evidence for evolution
  • 10.3 Patterns of biological change over time
  • Chapter 11 Determining relatedness between species
  • 11.1 Molecular homology
  • 11.2 Phylogenetic trees
  • 11.3 Developments in evolutionary biology
  • Chapter 12 Human changes over time 
  • 12.1 Defining humans
  • 12.2 Patterns in hominin evolution
  • Area of study 1 review
  • Chapter 13 DNA manipulations: PCR, gel electrophoresis, DNA transformations
  • 13.1 DNA manipulation
  • 13.2 Bacterial transformation
  • Chapter 14 Biological knowledge and society
  • 14.1 Applications of DNA technologies
  • 14.2 Genetically modified and transgenic organisms
  • 14.3 Strategies to deal with emerging new diseases
  • 14.4 The use of chemical agents against pathogens and rational drug design
  • Area of study 2 review

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