How Cells Function

How Cells Function

Book - 2015
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Readers learn that a living organism is a system, or structure, that reproduces, changes with its environment over a period of time, and maintains its individuality by continuous metabolism. To maintain life, an organism repairs or replaces (or both) its structures by a constant supply of the materials of which it is formed. It keeps its life processes in operation by a steady supply of energy. a major contributing part of an organism's survival is the functioning of its cells. This volume provides essential information on cell functions, including amino acids, fibrous and globular proteins, DNA, protein synthesis, and metabolism.
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Publishing, in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2015
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781622758104
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Viegas, Jennifer
Call Number: Y 571.6 COO


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