Principles of Biology

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1 Volume
400 Pages
110 Entries
Complete list of Contents
Fully Illustrated
General Bibliography
Subject Index

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Editor: Susan Randel
March 2017 · 1 volume · 400 pages · Hardcover

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ISBN: 978-1-68217-324-4
# of Pages: 400
# of Volumes: 1
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Principles of Biology
Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of biology.
This new resource introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of biology. Entries are written in easy-to-understand language, so readers can use these entries as a solid starting-off point to develop a thorough understanding of this oftentimes confusing subject matter.

This edition includes 112 entries ranging from Cell Types to Toxicology. All entries are arranged in an A to Z order, making it easy to find the topic of interest. Each entry includes related fields of study to illustrate the connections between the various branches of biology, including cloning, digestion, evolution, fertilization, and growth; a brief, concrete summary of the topic and how the entry was organized; principal terms that are fundamental to the discussion and to understanding the concepts presented; illustrations that clarify difficult concepts via models, diagrams, and charts of such key topics as cell communication, cell and tissue engineering, and DNA and RNA synthesis; and biography lists that relates to the entry; and biography lists that relates to the entry. Entries range from one to five pages in length.

Entries are arranged into easy-to-use subject areas. Salem Press’ Principles of Science: Biology covers:

  • Cell Types
  • Cloning
  • Cryogenics
  • Demographics
  • Diffusion
  • Digestion
  • Embryology
  • Evolution


  • Fertilization
  • Gene Flow
  • Growth
  • Hematology
  • Hominids
  • Placental Mammals
  • Toxicology
  • Plus much, much more!






Principles of Biology back matter is another valuable resource which includes: The Last Twenty Years of Nobel Prize Winners in Biological Studies, Body Systems, aBibliography, and aSubject Index. This new resource is a helpful tool for students and researchers who are just beginning their study of chemistry and need a solid background of the key terms and elements in the field. A must for all high school and undergraduate science programs.