With over 22,000 entries covering terms from all areas of the biological sciences, Henderson's Dictionary of Biology continues to be the most comprehensive, up-to-date and relevant volume of its kind. This fourteenth edition has been updated in response to changes in the core life-sciences fields, and includes new terms from bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics. Key Features clear definitions and additional explanations describes and explains terms from the full range of biological sciences includes new terms since the last edition, e.g. biodiesel, ficolins, hominin, intelligent design, pyrosequencing, quantitative PCR, quantum dots, quorum sensing, translational research includes simplified, up-to-date classification tables for the kingdoms of living organisms new appendix detailing the Geological Timescale Henderson's Dictionary of Biology continues to provide an essential reference for students, teachers and researchers in any of the biological sciences. Eleanor Lawrence is a freelance science writer and editor, and co-author of Longman Dictionary of Environmental Science.Lawrence, Eleanor is the author of 'Henderson's Dictionary of Biology, 14th edition' with ISBN 9780321505798 and ISBN 0321505794.