Heinemann Biology 2 eBook, 5th Edition

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Heinemann Biology 2 eBook, 5th Edition

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  • 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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