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Life Sciences for the Non-Scientist [Hardcover]

By Viqar Zaman (Author)
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This well-illustrated book on the life sciences covers many topical issues, ranging from the origin of life to mad-cow disease. The illustrations include line drawings, mostly in color, and many electron micrographs. Concise and clearly written, it is suitable for the non-specialist, and the undergraduate embarking on this field.

The book also provides basic information on the major groups of disease-producing microorganisms, their defense by the body, and preventive measures such as immunization. It shows how closely integrated plants and animals are to one another in maintaining life on the planet.

The ultimate message of the book is the need to protect our ecosystem and the need for scientists to rise above the confines of race and nationality for the good of humanity.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages   184
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.68" Width: 6.8" Height: 0.62"
Weight:   1.07 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 2003
Publisher   World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN  9812383301  
ISBN13  9789812383303  

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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.

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