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Proteins: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Brian Henderson

9780198807124
Paperback
February 2019

Very Short Introductions

Proteins form an essential part of all living creatures. Introducing the chemistry behind our biology, this book describes the 4-billion-year evolutionary history of proteins, discusses their structure, and explores what happens when proteins go wrong. Looking forward, it includes recent discoveries of the therepeutic potential of proteins.

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Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the meaning of life

Second Edition

£10.99

Nick Lane

9780198831907
Paperback
October 2018

Mitochondria are tiny structures within all our cells, believed to have once evolved from bacteria living independent lives. Drawing on cutting edge research, this book explores the fundamental role they play in some of the biggest themes in biology: evolution, the origin of the sexes, in growth, ageing, disease, and in death.

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The Cell: A Molecular Approach

Seventh Edition

£49.99

Geoffrey M. Cooper, Robert E. Hausman

9781605357461
Paperback
April 2018

Written by an active scientist and experienced educator, this textbook combines readability and cohesiveness with comprehensive and up-to-date science.

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The Rise of Yeast: How the sugar fungus shaped civilisation

£18.99

Nicholas P. Money

9780198749707
Hardback
February 2018

Yeast is humankind's favourite microbe, our partner in brewing, baking, and winemaking. Nicholas P. Money tells the story of this 10,000-year-long marriage, looking at how yeast served as a major factor in the development of civilization, celebrating its importance, and considering its future roles in molecular biology and genetic engineering.

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Genetics: Genes, genomes, and evolution

£47.99

Philip Meneely, Rachel Dawes Hoang, Iruka N. Okeke, Katherine Heston

9780198712558
Paperback
May 2017

The only text to present the fundamental principles of genetics and molecular biology as viewed from an evolutionary perspective and informed by genome analysis.

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An Introduction to Molecular Ecology

Third Edition

£40.99

Graham Rowe, Michael Sweet, Trevor Beebee

9780198716990
Paperback
March 2017

The only text combining theoretical concepts with practice-driven examples to showcase the latest molecular and genomic techniques and their impact on the study of ecology.

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Cell Signalling

Fourth Edition

£37.99

John T. Hancock

9780199658480
Paperback
December 2016

The most straightforward introduction to the principles of cell signalling that explores the experimental side of the subject and helps students to critically engage with the primary research literature.

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One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the evolution of complex life

£9.99

John Archibald

9780198758129
Paperback
September 2016

John Archibald chronicles the revolutionary insights provided by modern molecular biology, especially rapid DNA sequencing. These tools demonstrate the unity of all life, and show that complex life originated in ancient mergers between microbes.

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The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene

£10.99

Richard Dawkins

9780198788911
Paperback
September 2016

The 'extended phenotype' is Dawkins' key contribution to the gene's eye view of evolution given in The Selfish Gene. He shows that the influence of genes can extend far beyond the bodies in which they reside, manipulating the environment and the behaviour of other individuals. A worldwide bestseller and a classic work of scientific exposition.

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Molecular Biology: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Aysha Divan, Janice Royds

9780198723882
Paperback
August 2016

Very Short Introductions

Molecular Biology lies at the heart of all life sciences. This Very Short Introduction provides an account of the development of this important modern field, and considers its modern day applications such as the development of new drugs, genetically modified crops, and forensic science.

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Molecular Biology of Cancer: Mechanisms, Targets, and Therapeutics

Fourth Edition

£38.99

Lauren Pecorino

9780198717348
Paperback
June 2016

Molecular Biology of Cancer: Mechanisms, Targets, and Therapeutics offers the most engaging and accessible account of cancer biology that makes the link between our understanding of cancer and the development of new therapeutics crystal clear.

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What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology

£9.99

Addy Pross

9780198784791
Paperback
April 2016

Seventy years ago, Erwin Schrödinger posed a profound question: 'What is life, and how did it emerge from non-life?' Scientists have puzzled over it ever since. Addy Pross uses insights from the new field of systems chemistry to show how chemistry can become biology, and that Darwinian evolution is the expression of a deeper physical principle.

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Principles of Development

Fifth Edition

£46.99

Lewis Wolpert, Cheryll Tickle, Alfonso Martinez Arias

9780199678143
Paperback
March 2015

Winner of the Royal Society of Biology Undergraduate Textbook Prize 2015 - All the key principles of developmental biology that students need to know, which are underpinned throughout by experimental evidence, and an exploration of the molecular basis of the subject.

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Cell Structure & Function

£35.99

Guy Orchard, Brian Nation

9780199652471
Paperback
September 2014

Fundamentals of Biomedical Science

Places the theory of cell structure and function in the context of biomedical science practice.

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Molecular Biology: Principles of Genome Function

Second Edition

£54.99

Nancy Craig, Rachel Green, Carol Greider, Gisela Storz, Cynthia Wolberger, Orna Cohen-Fix

9780199658572
Paperback
April 2014

A fresh, distinctive approach to the teaching of molecular biology. With its focus on key principles, its emphasis on the commonalities that exist between the three kingdoms of life, and its integrated coverage of experimental methods and approaches, Molecular Biology is the perfect companion to any molecular biology course.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Fifth Edition

£41.99

Despo Papachristodoulou, Alison Snape, William H. Elliott, Daphne C. Elliott

9780199609499
Paperback
January 2014

The ideal text for any bioscience student encountering biochemistry and molecular cell biology for the first time. Exceptionally clear explanations, frequent diagrams, and a user-friendly design and layout ensure that the text provides a perfect introduction to this complex yet fascinating subject area.

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Thrive in Cell Biology

£19.99

Qiuyu Wang, Chris Smith, Emma Davis

9780199697328
Paperback
February 2013

Thrive In Bioscience Revision Guides

Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience.

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Thrive in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

£19.99

Lynne Cox, David Harris, Catherine Pears

9780199645480
Paperback
May 2012

Thrive In Bioscience Revision Guides

The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.

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Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jonathan Slack

9780199603381
Paperback
February 2012

Very Short Introductions

There is much public interest in stem cells, but also much confusion and misinformation. In this Very Short Introduction, developmental biologist Jonathan Slack explains the biology behind stem cells; what they are, what scientists do with them, what stem cell therapies are available today, and what can be expected to happen in the future.

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Biophysical Techniques

£41.99

Iain Campbell

9780199642144
Paperback
February 2012

Biophysical Techniques explains in a readily-accessible way the basics of the various biophysical methods available so students can understand the principles behind the different methods used, and begin to appreciate which tools can be used to probe different biological questions, and the pros and cons of each.

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