The Resource About life : concepts in modern biology, Paul S. Agutter and Denys N. Wheatley

About life : concepts in modern biology, Paul S. Agutter and Denys N. Wheatley

Label
About life : concepts in modern biology
Title
About life
Title remainder
concepts in modern biology
Statement of responsibility
Paul S. Agutter and Denys N. Wheatley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
WMDU
Dewey number
570.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH331
LC item number
.A344 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
About life : concepts in modern biology, Paul S. Agutter and Denys N. Wheatley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-236) and index
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Contents
  • 5.
  • Delights of transport (how the cell's contents are moved around)
  • 6.
  • As if standing still (cellular homeostasis and regulatory processes)
  • 7.
  • Internal state and gene expression (transcription and its control)
  • 8.
  • Sustaining and changing the internal state (the interrelationship between gene expression and the cell's current composition and functional state)
  • 9.
  • Responding to the environment (signal processing, gene expression and internal state)
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • The living state (a characterization of 'life')
  • 11.
  • Stability and change in DNA (how genes can be altered)
  • 12.
  • The spice of life (diversity, natural selection and symbiosis)
  • 13.
  • Curriculum vitae (an outline history of life on earth)
  • 14.
  • The origin of life (some major ideas and unanswered questions)
  • Introduction
  • 15.
  • Other worlds (the possibility of extraterrestrial life)
  • 16.
  • Intelligent behaviour and brains (the biological meaning of "intelligence")
  • 17.
  • Human evolution (human intelligence and the question of human uniqueness)
  • 18.
  • Cells, brains and computers : towards a characterisation of mind
  • 2.
  • Ingredients of the simplest cells (prokaryotes and the sizes of their contents)
  • 3.
  • Bigger cells (eukaryotic cells and their contents)
  • 4.
  • Hives of industry (a survey of intermediary metabolism)
Control code
000041727519
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 244 p.
Isbn
9781402054181
Lccn
2007416677
Other control number
2481546
Other physical details
ill.
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.b22585771
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76852306
  • retro1402054173

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