AQA Biology: A Level Year 2
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AQA Biology: A Level Year 2

By Glenn Toole, Susan Toole
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Book Description

Please note this title is suitable for any student studying: Exam Board: AQA Level: A Level Year 2 Subject: Biology First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017 Fully revised and updated for the new 2015 specifications, written and checked by curriculum and specification experts, this Student Book supports and extends students through the new course while delivering the breadth, depth, and skills needed to succeed in the new A Levels and beyond. Covers all
the content required for the second year of AQA Biology A Level studies.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • AS/A Level course structure
  • Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Kerboodle
  • Section 5 Energy transfer in and between organisms
    • 11 Photosynthesis
      • 11.1 Overview of photosynthesis
      • 11.2 The light-dependent reaction
      • 11.3 The light-independent reaction
      • Practice questions: Chapter 11
    • 12 Respiration
      • 12.1 Glycolysis
      • 12.2 Link reaction and Krebs cycle
      • 12.3 Oxidative phosphorylation
      • 12.4 Anaerobic respiration
      • Practice questions: Chapter 12
    • 13 Energy and ecosystems
      • 13.1 Food chains and energy transfer
      • 13.2 Energy transfer and productivity
      • 13.3 Nutrient cycles
      • 13.4 Use of natural and artificial fertilisers
      • 13.5 Environmental issues concerning use of nitrogen-containing fertilisers
      • Practice questions: Chapter 13
      • Section 5 Summary
      • Section 5 Practice questions
  • Section 6 Organisms respond to changes intheir environment
    • 14 Response to stimuli
      • 14.1 Survival and response
      • 14.2 Plant growth factors
      • 14.3 A reflex arc
      • 14.4 Receptors
      • 14.5 Control of heart rate
      • Practice questions: Chapter 14
    • 15 Nervous coordination and muscles
      • 15.1 Neurones and nervous coordination
      • 15.2 The nerve impulse
      • 15.3 Passage of an action potential
      • 15.4 Speed of the nerve impulse
      • 15.5 Structure and function of synapses
      • 15.6 Transmission across a synapse
      • 15.7 Structure of skeletal muscle
      • 15.8 Contraction of skeletal muscle
      • Practice questions: Chapter 15
    • 16 Homeostasis
      • 16.1 Principles of homeostasis
      • 16.2 Feedback mechanisms
      • 16.3 Hormones and the regulation of blood glucose concentration
      • 16.4 Diabetes and its control
      • 16.5 Control of blood water potential –structure of the nephron
      • 16.6 Role of the nephron in osmoregulation
      • 16.7 The role of hormones inosmoregulation
      • Practice questions: Chapter 16
      • Section 6 Summary
      • Section 6 Practice questions
  • Section 7 Genetics, populations, evolution,and ecosystems
    • 17 Inherited change
      • 17.1 Studying inheritance
      • 17.2 Monohybrid inheritance
      • 17.3 Probability and genetic crosses
      • 17.4 Dihybrid inheritance
      • 17.5 Codominance and multiple alleles
      • 17.6 Sex-linkage
      • 17.7 Autosomal linkage
      • 17.8 Epistasis
      • 17.9 The chi-squared (χ2) test
      • Practice questions: Chapter 17
    • 18 Populations and evolution
      • 18.1 Population genetics
      • 18.2 Variation in phenotype
      • 18.3 Natural selection
      • 18.4 Effects of different forms of selectionon evolution
      • 18.5 Isolation and speciation
      • Practice questions: Chapter 18
    • 19 Populations in ecosystems
      • 19.1 Populations and ecosystems
      • 19.2 Variation in population size
      • 19.3 Competition
      • 19.4 Predation
      • 19.5 Investigating populations
      • 19.6 Succession
      • 19.7 Conservation of habitats
      • Practice questions: Chapter 19
      • Section 7 Summary
      • Section 7 Practice questions
  • Section 8 The control of gene expression
    • 20 Gene expression
      • 20.1 Gene mutations
      • 20.2 Stem cells and totipotency
      • 20.3 Regulation of transcription andtranslation
      • 20.4 Epigenetic control of gene expression
      • 20.5 Gene expression and cancer
      • 20.6 Genome projects
      • Practice questions: Chapter 20
    • 21 Recombinant DNA technology
      • 21.1 Producing DNA fragments
      • 21.2 In vivo gene cloning – the use of vectors
      • 21.3 In vitro gene cloning – the polymerase chain reaction
      • 21.4 Locating genes, genetic screening, andcounselling
      • 21.5 Genetic fingerprinting
      • Practice questions: Chapter 21
    • Section 8 Summary
    • Section 8 Practice questions
  • Section 9 Skills in A level Biology
    • Chapter 22 Mathematical skills
    • Chapter 23 Practical skills
    • AS additional practice questions
    • A level additional practice questions
    • Synoptic questions
    • Answers to questions
    • Practical questions – answers
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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