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Leckie - HIGHER BIOLOGY COURSE NOTES

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27/02/2003
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Comprehensive notes in this handy slim-line edition cover Cell Biology, Genetics, Evolution and Adaptation and Control and Regulation in three distinct units. Extensive diagrams and accessible, clearly presented explanations support student understanding and help students in the revision process to feel confident of their subject knowledge.

Introduction

Unit 1: Cell biology

· Cell structure and function

· Cell variety

· Cell membranes

· Absorption and secretion of materials

· Photosynthesis

· Chloroplasts and photosynthesis

· Adenosine triphosphate (ATP)

· Respiration

· The variety and function of proteins

· DNA structure and replication

· Protein synthesis

· Cell defence and the nature of viruses

· Rejection of tissue transplants

· Cellular defence in plants

Unit 2: Genetics, evolution and adaptation

Genetics

· Variation and meiosis

· Monohybrid inheritance

· Dihybrid inheritance

· Sex linkage

· Mutation

· Polyploidy

Evolution

· Natural selection and speciation

· High speed evolution

· Conservation of species

· Artificial selection

· Genetic engineering

Adaptation

· Maintaining a water balance – animals

· Maintaining a water balance – plants

· Obtaining food – animals

· Obtaining food – plants

· Coping with danger – animals

· Coping with danger – plants

Unit 3: Control and regulation

· Growth and development

· Growth patterns

· Regeneration

· Genetic control

· Phenylketonuria

· Hormone influences

· Plant mineral requirements

· The influence of diet on animal growth

· Light and its effect on plants and animals

· Physiological homeostasis

· Population dynamics

· Saving the environment

· Succession

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