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Published: 14 February 2008

736 Pages | In-text line drawings

196x129mm

ISBN: 9780199204625


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A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth Edition

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert S. Hine

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  • The most up-to-date paperback dictionary of biology available
  • Almost 5,500 clear and concise entries - 400 of them new for this edition
  • Text fully revised and updated for the sixth edition
  • Double-page feature articles on topics such as bioinformatics, microarray technology, RNA interference, and viruses
  • Appendices include classification of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species, model organisms and their genomes (new), and Nobel prizewinners (new)
  • Entry-level web links, updated via a companion web site to ensure that they remain current

New to this Edition:

  • Over 400 new entries and existing entries fully revised and updated
  • Expanded coverage of genetics, genomics, cell signalling, molecular evolution, and systematics
  • New feature articles on bioinformatics, microarray technology, RNA interference, and viruses
  • New appendices on model organisms and their genomes and Nobel prizewinners
  • Entry-level web links, updated via a companion web site to ensure that they remain current
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