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Stem Cells: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Jonathan Slack

9780198869290
Paperback
September 2021

Very Short Introductions

Stem cells are a rapidly developing area of research. This book explains the nature and different types of stem cells, explores their applications in medicine for treating diseases and injuries, and considers the major areas of current research.

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Cell Signalling

£19.99

John Hancock

9780198859581
Paperback
June 2021

Oxford Biology Primers

Written primarily for students embarking on an undergraduate bioscience degree, this primer provides a clear introduction to the main aspects of cell signalling in biological systems, demystifying the subject for those new to the field.

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

Second Edition

£10.99

Nick Lane

9780198831907
Paperback
November 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 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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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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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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Molecular Biology: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

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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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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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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The Cell: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Terence Allen, Graham Cowling

9780199578757
Paperback
September 2011

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, Terence Allen and Graham Cowling describe the nature of cells - their basic structure, their varying forms, their division, their differentiation, their signalling, and programmed death. Cells are the basic constituent of life, and understanding cells and how they work is central to all biology and medicine.

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