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Concepts in Biology - 12th edition

Concepts in Biology (ISBN10: 0072986573; ISBN13: 9780072986570)
ISBN13: 978-0072986570
ISBN10: 0072986573

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0073227375, 978-0073267661
ISBN10: 0073227374, 007326766X

Summary: Enger/Ross/Bailey: Concepts in Biology is a relatively brief introductory general biology text written for students with no previous science background. The authors strive to use the most accessible vocabulary and writing style possible while still maintaining scientific accuracy.

The text covers all the main areas of study in biology from cells through ecosystems. Evolution and ecology coverage are combined in Part Four to emphasize the relationship betwee moren these two main subject areas.

The new, 12th edition is the latest and most exciting revision of a respected introductory biology text written by authors who know how to reach students through engaging writing, interesting issues and applications, and accessible level.

New Features

  • All new chapter dedicated to coverage of biotechnology.
  • Former biochemical pathways chapter is now separated into two chapters. The first covers cellular respiration and the second covers photosynthesis.
  • Hundreds of new photographs and illustrations appear in Concepts in Biology, 12/e.
  • Concepts in Biology is now organized with physiological processes appearing as the last major part of the text.
  • Brief vignettes of 2-3 paragraphs in length now appear at the beginning of each chapter.
  • Each chapter now ends with an illustrated summary, organized by major heading, and then many new objective questions.
  • McGraw-Hill's Biology Digitized Video Clips are correlated to topics covered in the text and identified by an icon on the appropriate book pages. less

Edition/Copyright: 12TH 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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