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The Next Step in BiologyWe are excited to present to you,BIOLOGY, written byDr. Rob Brooker, Dr. Eric Widmaier, Dr. Linda Graham,andDr. Peter Stiling; it is thenext stepin majors biology. In addition to being active researchers and experienced writers, the author team has taught majors biology for years.The goal in launching a new text is to offer something better--a comprehensive, modern text featuring an evolutionary focus with an emphasis on scientific inquiry. We invite you to take a few moments to learn more about the many different ways this text is the next step in biology.To view a sample chapter, go to www.brookerbiology.com
Table of Contents
|An Introduction to Biology|
|The Chemical Basis of Life I: Atoms, Molecules, and Water|
|The Chemical Basis of Life II: Organic Molecules|
|General Features of Cells|
|Membrane Structure and Transport|
|Systems Biology of Cell Organization|
|Enzymes, Metabolism and Cellular Respiration|
|Cell Communication and Regulation of the Cell Cycle|
|Nucleic Acid Structure and DNA Replication|
|Gene Expression at the Molecular Level|
|Mutation, DNA Repair, and Cancer|
|Eukaryotic Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis|
|Simle Patterns of Inheritance|
|Complex Patterns of Inheritance|
|Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses|
|Genomes, Proteomes, and Bioinformatics|
|Origin and History of Life|
|An Introduction to Evolution|
|Origin of Species|
|Taxonomy and Systematics|
|The Bacteria and Archaea|
|The Kingdom Fungi|
|Plants and the Conquest of Land|
|The Diversity of Modern Gymnosperms and Angiosperms|
|An Introduction to Animal Diversity|
|An Introduction to Flowering Plants|
|Flowering Plants: Behavior|
|Flowering Plants: Nutrition|
|Flowering Plants: Transport|
|Flowering Plants: Reproduction and Development|
|Introduction to Animal Form and Function|
|Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption|
|Control of Energy Balance, Metabolic Rate, and Body Temperature|
|Neuroscience I: Cells of the Nervous System|
|Neuroscience II: Evolution and Function of the Brain and Nervous Systems|
|Neuroscience III: Sensory Systems|
|The Muscular-Skeletal System and Locomotion|
|Excretory Systems and Salt and Water Balance|
|Defense Mechanisms of the Body|
|An Introduction to Ecology and Biomes|
|Conservation Biology and Biodiversity|
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