A Dictionary of BiologyBook - 2008 | 6th ed.
Fully revised and updated for the sixth edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology, either at school or university. With over 5,200 clear and concise entries, over 300 of them new to this edition, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Features include biographical entries on key scientists and highlighted entries on important topics such as bioinformatics, genomics, molecularevolution, and protein structure, with further reading suggestions. Appendices include classification of the animal and plant kingdoms; geological timescale; major mass extinctions of species; modelorganisms and their genomes; and Nobel prizewinners - the last two new to this edition.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition: 6th ed.
Branch Call Number: 570.3 D554
Characteristics: 717 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: Biology
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