Kimball's Biology Pages
by John W. Kimball
Number of pages: 573
Online biology textbook which covers the chemical basis of life, molecules of life, the cellular basis of life, how materials get in and out of cells, cell metabolism, DNA, gene expression, cell division, the genetic consequences of meiosis, regulation of gene expression, mutation, genomics, cancer, aging, embryonic development and its regulation, the anatomy and physiology of animals, the anatomy and physiology of plants, ecology, evolution, the diversity of life.
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