A Dictionary of Biology

A Dictionary of Biology

Book - 2008
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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, molecular evolution, and protein structure, with further reading suggestions. Appendices include classification of the animal and plantkingdoms; geological timescale; major mass extinctions of species; model organisms and their genomes; and Nobel prizewinners - the last two new to this edition.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition: Sixth edition
ISBN: 9780199204625
Branch Call Number: 570.3 DICTIONA 2008
Characteristics: 717 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: Oxford dictionary of biology


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