BIOS Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists

Author: Julie Fisher
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 0203426673
Release Date: 2003-09-25
Genre: Science

Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists is a concise book for undergraduates who have a limited background in chemistry. This book covers the main concepts in chemistry, provides simple explanations of chemical terminology, and illustrates underlying principles and phenomena in the life sciences with clear biological examples. Building on the success of the first edition, the second edition has been fully revised and updated and comprises new sections on water as a biological solvent, inorganic molecules and biological macromolecules.

Chemistry for Biologists

Author: Julie Fisher
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415680034
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Science

"Knowledge you need in an instant! BIOS Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists, Third Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. BIOS Instant Notes in Chemistry for Biologists, Third Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: The elements -- Chemical bonds and molecular shape -- Water- the biological solvent -- Carbon, the basis for life on Earth -- 3D-molecular structure of organic compounds -- Small inorganic molecules of biological importance -- Some metals in biology -- Molecular interactions -- Common reaction types of carbon based compounds -- Organic compounds by chemical class -- Aromatic compounds -- Chemical synthesis of biological molecules -- Important biological macromolecules by class -- Aqueous behaviour -- Elementary thermodynamics -- Kinetics -- Spectroscopy -- Appendix "--

BIOS Instant Notes in Biochemistry

Author: David Hames
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136667862
Release Date: 2011-04-19
Genre: Science

BIOS Instant Notes in Biochemistry, Fourth Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. BIOS Instant Notes in Biochemistry, Fourth Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: Cells Amino acids and proteins Studying proteins Enzymes Membranes and cell signalling DNA structure and replication RNA synthesis and processing Protein synthesis Recombinant DNA technology Carbohydrate metabolism Lipid metabolism Respiration and energy Nitrogen metabolism

BIOS Instant Notes in Molecular Biology

Author: Alexander McLennan
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136160417
Release Date: 2012-11-27
Genre: Science

Instant Notes in Molecular Biology, Fourth Edition is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts−an ideal revision checklist−followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.

Chemistry for Biologists

Author: David Reed
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
ISBN: 1408280825
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Science

Written in a straightforward, accessible style, the book begins with an overview of basic chemical concepts. Building on these core principles, the reader is guided through subjects such as the structures and properties of organic molecules, equilibria, energetics, kinetics, biomolecules, reaction mechanisms, metabolism and structural methods. The relevance of each chemical concept to the study of biology is clearly explained at every stage, enabling students to develop a deep appreciation of the chemistry that underpins their chosen subject, and become confident in applying this knowledge to their own studies. Numerous boxed features highlight key ideas and explore more advanced concepts. For biology and biosciences undergraduates with little background in chemistry who need to bring their skills up to scratch quickly, and any students who wish to develop their confidence in chemistry to take their studies further, this book will be an invaluable resource.

Instant Notes Animal Biology

Author: Richard David Jurd
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 1859963250
Release Date: 2004-01
Genre: Science

This is a student-friendly compendium of the essentials of animal biology, including the Animal Kingdom, comparative physiology, reproductive physiology and developmental biology.

Instant Notes in Genetics

Author: Hugh Fletcher
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 9781134184552
Release Date: 2012-08-21
Genre: Science

The third edition of Instant Notes in Genetics focuses on the core concepts of human and molecular genetics. There is an increased emphasis on genomics, reflected in new material and the reorganisation of the contents - there is a section on Genomes that includes material on the completed genome projects. There is also more detail on human evolution.

Molecular Biology

Author: Alexander McLennan
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 9780415684163
Release Date: 2012-05-03
Genre: Medical

Rev. ed. of: Molecular biology / Phil Turner ... [et al.]. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis, 2005.

Mathematics and Statistics for Life Scientists

Author: Aulay Mackenzie
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 1859962920
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Mathematics

Instant Notes in Mathematics and Statistics for Life Scientists is aimed at undergraduate life science students who need to improve or brush-up their mathematical and statistical skills to a level which will make the quantitative components of most undergraduate biological courses accessible.

Chemistry for the Biosciences

Author: Jonathan Crowe
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199662883
Release Date: 2014-01
Genre: Science

Chemistry pervades our life. It moulds our climate, fuels our transport, gives food its taste and smell. Most of all, chemistry powers life itself. Chemistry for the Biosciences leads students through the essential concepts of chemistry that are central to understanding biological systems, using everyday examples and analogies to help them get to grips with the subject. With an emphasis on clear, straightforward explanations, it features biological examples throughout to illustrate just how integral chemistry is to the biosciences. With topics drawn from organic, physical and inorganic chemistry, students will encounter a broad range of essential concepts to master. Chemistry for the Biosciences includes many learning features - both in print and online - to help students grasp these concepts as quickly and thoroughly as possible. From the self-check questions throughout each chapter to help consolidate learning, to the Chemical Toolkits and Maths Tools that help students explore terminology, methods, and numerical skills that may be unfamiliar, the book is written to be a true course companion for students on biological and biomedical science degrees - one that will help them not only remember the essentials, but really understand them, setting students up for success in their later studies.

BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology

Author: Simon Baker
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136667794
Release Date: 2011-03-21
Genre: Science

BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology, Fourth Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts-an ideal revision checklist-followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams. ? BIOS Instant Notes in Microbiology, Fourth Edition, is fully up-to-date and covers: The Microbial World Systematics Microbiology Microbial Growth Microbial Metabolism Prokaryotic DNA and RNA Metabolism Industrial Microbiology Eukaryotic Microbes: An Overview The Fungi and Related Phyla Archaeplastida, Excavata, Chromalveolata and Amoebozoa The Viruses

Bioinformatics

Author: David R. Westhead
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1859962726
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Computers

Instant Notes in Bioinformatics provides concise yet comprehensive coverage of bioinformatics at an undergraduate level, with easy access to the fundamentals in this complex field. All the important areas in bioinformatics are covered in a format which is ideal for learning, rapid review, and reference.

Instant Notes in Biochemistry

Author: B. D. Hames
Publisher: Bios Scientific Pub Limited
ISBN: 0387916024
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Education

Instant Notes is an ongoing series of review volumes jointly published by Springer-Verlag and BIOS Scientific Publishers. Instant Notes provides a structured approach to learning by covering all the important topics in a uniform, systematic format. Each topic begins with a summary of the essential facts, followed by detailed explanations and clear, simple illustrations. The diagrams are easy to learn and understand. Instant Notes is ideal for anyone looking for a compact, effective alternative to massive works and accompanying information overload. This is a thoroughly updated and reorganized edition of a best-selling reference, offering readers the latest information with improved clarity. Instant Notes in Biochemistry provides easy access to all the core information required by students and researchers in the life sciences, in a format ideal for learning and rapid review. Many topics have been completely rewritten. New topics on RNA synthesis and processing and thermodynamics have been added.

Instant Notes in Microbiology

Author: Jane Nicklin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0387915591
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Microbiology

Instant Notes in Microbiology, is a concise yet comprehensive microbiology reference for undergraduates. All the essential areas of microbiology are covered in a format that is ideal for learning and review. The book has been comprehensively revised and updated to incorporate recent advances in this fast moving field.