9780534495480

Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534495480

  • ISBN10:

    0534495486

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/3/2004
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Provides students with extensive opportunities to review chapter concepts. Multiple-choice study questions, coloring book exercises, vocabulary-building exercises, and many other types of exercises are provided to suit different cognitive learning styles.

Table of Contents

Preface iii
Table of Contents
v
To the Student vii
Part I: The Organization of Life
1(40)
A View of Life
3(8)
Atoms and Molecules: The Chemical Basis of Life
11(7)
The Chemistry of Life: Organic Compounds
18(7)
Organization of the Cell
25(9)
Biological Membranes
34(7)
Part II: Energy Transfer Through Living Systems
41(22)
Energy and Metabolism
43(6)
How Cells Make ATP: Energy-Releasing Pathways
49(6)
Photosynthesis: Capturing Energy
55(8)
Part III: The Continuity of Life: Genetics
63(50)
Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis
65(6)
The Basic Principles of Heredity
71(6)
DNA: The Carrier of Genetic Information
77(5)
Gene Expression
82(7)
Gene Regulation
89(6)
DNA Technologies
95(6)
The Human Genome
101(7)
Genes and Development
108(5)
Part IV: The Continuity of Life: Evolution
113(30)
Introduction to Darwinian Evolution
115(5)
Evolutionary Change in Populations
120(5)
Speciation and Macroevolution
125(6)
The Origin and Evolutionary History of Life
131(5)
The Evolution of Primates
136(7)
Part V: The Diversity of Life
143(66)
Understanding Diversity: Systematics
145(5)
Viruses and Prokaryotes
150(7)
Protists
157(7)
Kingdom Fungi
164(7)
The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Plants
171(8)
The Plant Kingdom: Seed Plants
179(7)
The Animal Kingdom: An Introduction to Animal Diversity
186(6)
The Animal Kingdom: The Protostomes
192(8)
The Animal Kingdom: The Deuterostomes
200(9)
Part VI: Structure and Life Processes in Plants
209(40)
Plant Structure, Growth, and Differentiation
211(6)
Leaf Structure and Function
217(6)
Stems and Plant Transport
223(7)
Roots and Mineral Nutrition
230(6)
Reproduction in Flowering Plants
236(6)
Plant Growth and Development
242(7)
Part VII: Structure and Life Processes in Animals
249(116)
The Animal Body: Introduction to Structure and Function
251(8)
Protection, Support, and Movement
259(7)
Neural Signaling
266(7)
Neural Regulation
273(9)
Sensory Reception
282(8)
Internal Transport
290(11)
The Immune System: Internal Defense
301(8)
Gas Exchange
309(8)
Processing Food and Nutrition
317(9)
Osmoregulation and Disposal of Metabolic Wastes
326(7)
Endocrine Regulation
333(8)
Reproduction
341(10)
Animal Development
351(8)
Animal Behavior
359(6)
Part VIII: The Interactions of Life: Ecology
365(34)
Introduction to Ecology: Population Ecology
367(7)
Community Ecology
374(5)
Ecosystems and the Biosphere
379(7)
Ecology and the Geography of Life
386(7)
Humans in the Environment
393(6)
Answers 399

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