Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Life Sciences for the Non-scientist [Paperback]

By Viqar Zaman (Author)
Our Price $ 28.70  
Retail Value $ 41.00  
You Save $ 12.30  (30%)  
Item Number 166032  
Buy New $28.70
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Life Sciences for the Non-scientist by Viqar Zaman...

The second edition of this popular book is thoroughly updated with the latest issues, information, and statistics in the same readable and vividly illustrated format. A new chapter on organ transplantation looks at advances in immunology and the discovery of immunosuppressive drugs, which have contributed significantly to the success rate of these surgeries. Another new section tackles the fascinating subject of heredity, considering its historical background and Mendel's discoveries, genetically determined diseases, and the importance of genetic counseling. Illustrating how art, philosophy and mythology juxtapose yet complement scientific thought and evolution, the inclusion of poems and quotes at the end of each chapter serve to make this book truly unique.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages   256
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.47"
Weight:   0.84 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 30, 2005
Publisher   World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN  9812562826  
ISBN13  9789812562821  

Availability  0 units.

More About Viqar Zaman

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Science, Nature & How It Works > Biology
2Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Biological Sciences > Biology > Biology
3Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Biological Sciences > Biology > Molecular Biology
4Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Biology > General
5Books > Subjects > Science > Biological Sciences > Biology > Molecular Biology
6Books > Subjects > Science > General
7Books > Subjects > Science > History & Philosophy > History of Science

Reviews - What do customers think about Life Sciences for the Non-scientist?

Yeah Right!! Don't be fooled  Dec 9, 2007
For non-scientists huh... Who does this guy think he's writing for. Here's a flavour from page 16.

"Proteins synthesized in the rough endoplasmic rectilum migrate to the Golgi complex, where they get pacakaged into small vesicles. The vesicles are then transported to various sites where the proteins are needed. The cell cytoplasm also contains large vesicle carrying enzymes known as lysosomes, which are used for breaking down food and old organelles.....

The next sentence contains the words cytoplasm, eukaryotic, mitochondria. You get the picture!!

If you are a not a biologist and buy this book don't say you weren't warned. It may be a good book but it doesn't do what it says on the title.

Write your own review about Life Sciences for the Non-scientist

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Life Sciences for the Non-scientist

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy