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Table of Contents
|The Molecular Basis of Life|
|The Science of Biology|
|The Nature of Molecules|
|The Chemical Building Blocks of Life|
|Biology of the Cell|
|Energy and Metabolism|
|How Cells Harvest Energy|
|How Cells Divide|
|Genetic and Molecular Biology|
|Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis|
|Patterns of Inheritance|
|Chromosomes, Mapping and the Meiosis-Inheritance Connection|
|DNA: The Genetic Material|
|Genes and How They Work|
|Control of Gene Expression|
|Cellular Mechanisms of Development|
|Genes Within Populations|
|The Evidence for Evolution|
|The Origin of Species|
|Systematics and the Phylogenetic Revolution|
|Evolution of Development|
|Diversity of Life on Earth|
|Tree of Life|
|Overview of Plant Diversity|
|Overview of Animal Diversity|
|Plant Form and Function|
|Vegetative Plant Development|
|Transport in Plants|
|Plant Defense Responses|
|Sensory Systems in Plants|
|Animal Form and Function|
|The Animal Body and Principles of Regulation|
|The Nervous System|
|The Endocrine System|
|The Musculoskeletal System|
|The Digestive System|
|The Circulatory and Respiratory Systems|
|Temperature, Osmotic Regulation and the Urinary System|
|The Immune System|
|The Reproductive Systems|
|Ecology and Behavior|
|Dynamics of Ecosystems|
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