An Introduction to Systems Biology

Design Principles of Biological Circuits

Author: Uri Alon

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1584886420

Category: Mathematics

Page: 320

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Thorough and accessible, this book presents the design principles of biological systems, and highlights the recurring circuit elements that make up biological networks. It provides a simple mathematical framework which can be used to understand and even design biological circuits. The textavoids specialist terms, focusing instead on several well-studied biological systems that concisely demonstrate key principles. An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits builds a solid foundation for the intuitive understanding of general principles. It encourages the reader to ask why a system is designed in a particular way and then proceeds to answer with simplified models.

Principles of Biology

Author: Robert Brooker,Eric Widmaier,Linda Graham,Peter Stiling

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259875120

Category: Science

Page: 1104

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Overview Inspired by recommendations from the AAAS vision and Change Report. Principles of Biology is reflective of the shift taking place in the majors biology course from large and detail rich to short and conceptual, with a focus on new, cutting-edge science. A succinct and inviting text focused on central concepts, Principles of Biology helps students connect fundamental principles while challenging them to develop and hone critical thinking skills. Five new chapters introduce cutting-edge topics that will benefit students who continue their study of biology in future courses (Chapters 11, 16, 24, 41 and 47)

Principles of Biology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 149702708X

Category: Education

Page: 528

View: 1124


Facts101 is your complete guide to Principles of Biology. In this book, you will learn topics such as The Chemical Basis of Life II: Organic Molecules, General Features of Cells, Membrane Structure, Transport, and Cell Junctions, and Energy, Enzymes, and Cellular Respiration plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.


The Basic Principles of Biology

Author: Randy Brooks,BarCharts, Inc

Publisher: Quickstudy

ISBN: 9781572227415

Category: Science

Page: 4

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This amazing guide teaches the basic principles of biology and includes beautiful illustrations and diagrams. Great reference for any student studying biology from high school to upper level college courses. Our easy-to-use 4-page laminated guide includes: evolution, cytology-the study of cells, energy and life, cell transport, cell reproduction, organismal reproduction and meiosis, genetics and Mendel, molecular genetics, population genetics and much more!

Principles of Biology: Animal Systems: A Tutorial Study Guide (box set)

Author: Nicoladie Tam

Publisher: Nicoladie Tam, Ph.D. via PublishDrive

ISBN: 1301691739

Category: Science

Page: 651

View: 1822


“Principles of Biology: Animal Systems” is a part of the college-level Principles of Biology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format to describe the principles of anatomy and physiology in the biological systems, including evolution and the functions of each organ system. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.

The Principles of Biology - Volume 2

Author: Herbert Spencer

Publisher: Brooks Press

ISBN: 9781473310780

Category: Science

Page: 580

View: 1958


This early work by Herbert Spencer was originally published in 1867 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Principles of Biology - Volume 2.' is a comprehensive work that outlines biological morphological development, physiological development, and laws of multiplication. Herbert Spencer was born on 27th April 1820, in Derby, England. In 1851 he published 'Social Statics' to great acclaim and his quietly influential 'Principles of Psychology' in 1955. These were followed by numerous works of sociology, psychology, and philosophy, which led him to become a prominent intellectual of his day. He also wrote 'The Developmental Hypothesis' (1852) which described the theory of evolution seven years before Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species'. He even popularised the term "Evolution" and coined the phrase "Survival of the fittest," but his works did not contain the comprehensive theoretical system that Darwin's did, which is why his theory was not taken seriously at the time. Spencer's most famous idea was that of "Social Darwinism." He saw the process of organic evolution as being analogous to that of society, an idea influenced many intellectuals of the day.

Principles of Biological Control

Author: D.F. Horrobin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401171262

Category: Medical

Page: 70

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The study of the normal function of the animal and human organisms and of the diseases which disturb that normal func tion is largely the study of control mechanisms. These control mechanisms are essential for the survival of an organism in a more or less hostile environment. In many ways they clearly resemble the control mechanisms devised by electronic engin eers for running machinery of all kinds and there are many remarkable parallels between biology and engineering. However, it should not be forgotten that the biological systems were on the scene first and that the engineering is a parallel and independent development. It is therefore perhaps a pity that in recent years the study of biological control systems has tended to be dominated by mathematicians and engineers who have moved from these more precise disciplines into biology. As a consequence of this dominance, one often gets the impression that the principles of biological control can be understood only after one has undergone a rather high-powered course in elec tronic control theory. It often seems to be assumed that it is electronics which must do all the teaching while biology and medicine must do all the learning. In fact I suspect that biolo gical control mechanisms are considerably more sophisticated than anything yet available in the world of the physical sciences and that in the long run biology will teach more to control engineers than vice versa.

Principles of Biology

Author: Susan Randel

Publisher: Salem Press

ISBN: 9781682173244

Category: NATURE

Page: 400

View: 1004


Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of biology. Designed to provide students and researchers with a solid foundation to the study of biology, this volume introduces readers to hundreds of important terms and concepts. The volume begins with a detailed introduction of the field of biology. Written in clear, understandable language, entries include a complete discussion of the subject, related fields, key terms, plus illustrations, models and diagrams. A diverse collection of materials is discussed in this volume, including: Biodiversity Cell Types Evolution Embryology Genetics Nutrient Requirements Pollution Effects Population Growth ... and so much more Principles of Biology is designed to help students and researchers develop a solid understanding of the most important terms and concepts in biology studies. This volume will be a welcome addition to high school and undergraduate science collections of all sizes.

Exploring Life

The Principles of Biology/Student Study Guide

Author: John Blamire

Publisher: William C Brown Pub

ISBN: 9780697145390

Category: Biology

Page: 528

View: 1416