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Introductory Mathematics for the Life Sciences

Introductory Mathematics for the Life Sciences

1st Edition

By David Phoenix
September 02, 1997

Introductory Mathematics for the Life Sciences offers a straightforward introduction to the mathematical principles needed for studies in the life sciences. Starting with the basics of numbers, fractions, ratios, and percentages, the author explains progressively more sophisticated concepts, from ...

Molecular Basis Of Human Nutrition

Molecular Basis Of Human Nutrition

1st Edition

By Tom Sanders, Peter Emery
June 12, 2003

Molecular Basis of Human Nutrition focuses on the metabolic basis of human nutrition, detailing recent knowledge and research in this field. It explains the biochemical functions of the essential nutrients and the physiological consequences of deficient and excessive intakes. These are described ...

Metabolic Regulation in Mammals

Metabolic Regulation in Mammals

1st Edition

By David Gibson, Robert A. Harris
November 22, 2001

Metabolic Regulation in Mammals presents the basic principles of metabolic control, based on investigations conducted during the past twenty years. It explains the impact of recent advances in cell biology, molecular biology and genetics on the field. Beginning with the basic concepts, this text ...

Infection and Immunity

Infection and Immunity

1st Edition

By D H Davies, M A Halablab, T W K Young, F. E. G. Cox, J. Clarke
October 26, 1998

This concise text explores the interactions between pathogens and the immune system. Taking a disease-based approach, it explains how micro-organisms adapted to growth in human hosts can evade the immune system and cause disease.The opening chapter overviews the innate and adaptive immune responses...

Human Endocrinology

Human Endocrinology

1st Edition

By Paul R. Gard
March 03, 1998

The endocrine system is an efficient means of controlling, via hormones, large numbers of cells at many different sites in the body and it is the most important factor in the control of the basic processes of the individual, such as metabolism, growth and reproduction. _ Human Endocrinology is a ...

Energy And Life

Energy And Life

1st Edition

By John Wrigglesworth
July 02, 1997

^Energy and Life addresses the subject of energy in biological systems. It concentrates on the way in which energy flow through plants, animals and bacteria drives the primary processes of life such as metabolism, movement and ion transport. It deals with living systems from a whole-body approach, ...

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