A Level Advancing Biology for OCR Year 1 and AS Student Book (OCR B)
$41.25

A Level Advancing Biology for OCR Year 1 and AS Student Book (OCR B)

By Michael Fisher
US$ 41.25
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Book Description

Please note this title is suitable for any student studying:

Exam Board: OCR

Level: A Level

Subject: Biology

First teaching: September 2015

First exams: June 2017



Written by curriculum and specification experts, this Student Book supports and extends students through the new course whilst delivering the breadth, depth, and skills needed to succeed in the new AS and beyond.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • AS/A Level course structure
  • Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Kerboodle
  • Module 1 development of practical skills in biology
    • 1 Cells and Microscopy
      • 1.1 microscopy – the lightmicroscope
      • 1.2 microscopy – the electron microscope
      • 1.3 differential staining and blood smears
      • 1.4 Cells of the blood
      • 1.5 Counting cells
      • 1.6 Cell ultrastructure
      • 1.7 interrelationship of organelles
      • 1.8 measuring cells and organelles
      • 1.9 Cell membranes
      • 1.10 passive movement across cell membranes
      • 1.11 active movement across cell membranes
      • Chapter 1 practice questions
    • 2 The importance of water
      • 2.1 The properties of water
      • 2.2 mammalian and plant biofluids
      • 2.3 carbohydrates in cells and biofluids
      • 2.4 Detecting and measuring carbohydrates
      • 2.5 Detecting and measuring proteins
      • 2.6 osmosis in cells
      • chapter 2 practice questions
    • 3 Proteins and enzymes
      • 3.1 amino acids – the building blocks of proteins
      • 3.2 separation and identification of amino acids
      • 3.3 Protein structure – haemoglobin
      • 3.4 the structure of enzymes
      • 3.5 Factors affecting enzyme controlled reactions
      • 3.6 Blood clotting and enzymes
      • 3.7 Preventing blood loss
      • 3.8 enzymes in medicine
      • 3.9 Blood donation
      • Chapter 3 Practice questions
    • 4 Nucleic acids
      • 4.1 Nucleotides and nucleic acids
      • 4.2 Polynucleotides – DNA
      • 4.3 semi-conservative DNA replication
      • 4.4 The genetic code
      • 4.5 Polynucleotides – RNA
      • 4.6 Protein synthesis – transcription
      • 4.7 Protein synthesis – translation
      • chapter 4 Practice questions
    • 5 The heart and monitoring heart function
      • 5.1 The heart
      • 5.2 The cardiac cycle
      • 5.3 monitoring the heart
      • 5.4 using and interpreting an electrocardiogram
      • chapter 5 Practice questions
    • 6 Transport systems inmammals and plants
      • 6.1 The transport system inmammals
      • 6.2 Blood pressure andtissue fluid
      • 6.3 structure of vascular tissuein plants
      • 6.4 Transport of water in plants
      • 6.5 Factors affecting transpiration
      • 6.6 Translocation
      • Chapter 6 practice questions
    • 7 Mammalian gas exchange
      • 7.1 The mammalian gasexchange system
      • 7.2 Pulmonary ventilation
      • chapter 7 Practice questions
    • 8 The developing cell
      • 8.1 The cell cycle and mitosis
      • 8.2 Mitosis
      • 8.3 Apoptosis
      • 8.4 Stem cells
      • Chapter 8 Practice questions
    • 9 Meiosis, growth, anddevelopment
      • 9.1 Meiosis
      • 9.2 pregnancy and fetal development
      • 9.3 Monitoring fetal development
      • Chapter 9 Practice questions
    • 10 Evolution and classification
      • 10.1 classification
      • 10.2 Phylogeny
      • 10.3 adaptation
      • 10.4 adaptations in plants
      • 10.5 Evolution
      • 10.6 Biodiversity
      • Practice questions
    • 11 Diseases
      • 11.1 Communicable diseases
      • 11.2 identifying and culturing bacteria
      • 11.3 epidemiology
      • Practice questions
    • 12 ImmunIty
      • 12.1 the immune system
      • 12.2 Antibodies and immunity
      • Practice questions
    • 13 Communicable diseases
      • 13.1 Controlling communicable diseases
      • 13.2 Problems developing vaccines
      • 13.3 antibiotics
      • Chapter 13 Practice questions
    • 14 Non-communicable diseases
      • 14.1 Non-communicable diseases
      • 14.2 epidemiological evidence and cancer
      • 14.3 cancer
      • 14.4 detecting cancer
      • 14.5 screening for cancer
      • 14.6 Genetic tests for cancer
      • 14.7 Treating cancer
      • Practice questions
    • 15 Respiratory diseases
      • 15.1 pollutants and lung disease
      • 15.2 Medicinal drugs andclinical trials
      • Chapter 15 practice questions
  • Breadth of knowledge questions
  • Depth of knowledge questions
  • Answers
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
  • Back Cover
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