A Level Advancing Biology for OCR B: Year 2
$41.24

A Level Advancing Biology for OCR B: Year 2

By Fran Fuller, Michael Fisher, Dawn Parker, Jennifer Wakefield-Warren
US$ 41.24
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Book Description

Written 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 Level and beyond. It develops true subject knowledge while also developing essential exam skills. Covers the second year of content required for the Advancing Biology A Level qualification.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • AS/A Level course structure
  • Contents
  • How to use this book
  • Kerboodle
  • 16 CELLULAR RESPIRATION
    • 16.1 Glycolysis
    • 16.2 The link reaction and the Krebs cycle
    • 16.3 Oxidative phosphorylation and the electron transport chain
    • 16.4 Anaerobic respiration
    • 16.5 Alternative respiratorysubstrates
    • Practice questions
  • 17 METABOLISM AND EXERCISE
    • 17.1 The consequences of exercise on the body
    • 17.2 Aerobic fitness
    • 17.3 Oxygen deficit and oxygen debt
    • 17.4 Enhancing athletic performance
    • 17.5 Respiratory pigments and oxygen transport
    • 17.6 Skeletal muscle structure
    • 17.7 Sliding filament theory –muscle contraction
    • Practice questions
  • 18 FERTILITY AND ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
    • 18.1 Human reproductive systems
    • 18.2 Gametogenesis
    • 18.3 The menstrual cycle
    • 18.4 Fertility
    • Practice questions
  • 19 THE EFFECTS OF AGEING ON THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
    • 19.1 Effects of ageing on the female reproductive system
    • 19.2 Managing the effects of ageing on the female reproductive system
    • 19.3 Effects of ageing on the male urinogenital system
    • Practice questions
  • 20 PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
    • 20.1 Chloroplasts
    • 20.2 Photosynthesis – the light dependent stage
    • 20.3 Photosynthesis – the light independent stage
    • 20.4 The products of photosynthesis
    • 20.5 Factors affecting photosynthesis
    • 20.6 The nitrogen cycle
    • 20.7 Food chains
    • 20.8 Farms as ecosystems
    • 20.9 Land management
    • Practice questions
  • 21 THE IMPACT OF POPULATION INCREASE
    • 21.1 Human population growthand ecosystems
    • 21.2 Biodiversity and food security
    • Practice questions
  • 22 PLANT REPRODUCTION
    • 22.1 Plant reproduction –flowering and pollination
    • 22.2 Plant reproduction – seed formation and germination
    • Practice questions
  • 23 PATTERNS OF INHERITANCE
    • 23.1 Monogenic inheritance
    • 23.2 Gene mutations
    • 23.3 Codominance
    • 23.4 Genetic linkage
    • 23.5 Investigating patterns of inheritance
    • 23.6 Chromosome mutations
    • Practice questions
  • 24 POPULATION GENETICS AND EPIGENETICS
    • 24.1 Factors affecting allele frequencies
    • 24.2 Analysis of allele frequencies
    • 24.3 Speciation
    • 24.4 Epigenetics
    • Practice questions
  • 25 GENE TECHNOLOGIES
    • 25.1 DNA amplification – PCR
    • 25.2 DNA analysis
    • 25.3 Genetic engineering –bacterial cells
    • 25.4 Genetic engineering –eukaryotic cells
    • 25.5 RNA manipulation
    • 25.6 Gene therapy
    • Practice questions
  • 26 THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
    • 26.1 Nervous control
    • 26.2 Establishment and transmission of nerve impulses
    • 26.3 Brain and spinal cord damage
    • Practice questions
  • 27 MONITORING VISUALFUNCTION
    • 27.1 The structure of the eye
    • 27.2 The structure and function of the retina
    • 27.3 Assessment of receptor activity
    • Practice questions
  • 28 THE EFFECT OF AGEING ON THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
    • 28.1 Alzheimer’s disease
    • 28.2 Effects of ageing on the nervous system
    • Practice questions
  • 29 THE PRINCIPLES AND IMPORTANCE OF HOMEOSTASIS
    • 29.1 Homeostasis – the keyprinciples
    • 29.2 Regulation of body temperature and metabolic rate
    • 29.3 Regulation of heart rate
    • Practice questions
  • 30 BLOOD GLUCOSE AND DIABETES
    • 30.1 The pancreas
    • 30.2 Diabetes
    • 30.3 Treating and managing diabetes
    • Practice questions
  • 31 KIDNEY FUNCTIONS AND MALFUNCTIONS
    • 31.1 Kidney structure and excretory function
    • 31.2 Kidney functions – osmoregulation and endocrine roles
    • 31.3 Kidney failure and its treatments
    • Practice questions
  • AS Breadth of knowledge questions
  • AS Depth of knowledge questions
  • A level Paper 1 practice questions
  • A level Paper 2 practice questions
  • A level Paper 3 practice questions
  • Glossary
  • Answers
  • Index
  • Appendix
  • Back Cover
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