A dictionary of biology

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Reference - 641 pages
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Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition is the perfect guide for those studying biology, either at school or university. Containing many new entries, and now with biographical entries on key scientists, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. -- Over 4,000 clear and concise entries -- New entries include heat-shock protein, zinc finger, integrated pest management, and oxidative burst -- Feature articles on important topics, such as genetically modified organisms -- Chronologies chart the discoveries in the main fields of the subject

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Contents

Section 1
18
Section 2
22
Section 3
30
Section 4
56
Section 5
58
Section 6
76
Section 7
88
Section 8
95
Section 20
318
Section 21
333
Section 22
337
Section 23
342
Section 24
345
Section 25
358
Section 26
359
Section 27
384

Section 9
104
Section 10
106
Section 11
126
Section 12
147
Section 13
151
Section 14
212
Section 15
222
Section 16
269
Section 17
276
Section 18
278
Section 19
307
Section 28
397
Section 29
431
Section 30
478
Section 31
502
Section 32
514
Section 33
558
Section 34
578
Section 35
607
Section 36
639
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About the author (2000)

John Pallister is Head of the Marketing and Strategy Section at Cardiff Business School, Wales.

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