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Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

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Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) includes articles, essays and news in the biological and life sciences. More than 6,000 illustrations are provided. Core coverage:

Biochemistry, biodiversity, cell biology, clinical medicine, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, history & philosophy of science, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, plant science, structural biology, and virology.

Contains peer-reviewed articles commissioned from 5,000 world-renown scientists. All articles have a list of reference, some of which provide links to external Web sources. Appendix and glossary components provide descriptions of biochemical and taxonomical data, acronyms and abbreviations, synonyms, units, and other technical data. "Special Essays" were commissioned to address 50 "hot topics."

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Now current through 2016.

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Encyclopedia of Life Sciences 
Lockwood Science & Engineering Reference
CALL NUMBER: QH302.5 .E53 2002

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