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Table of Contents
|The Framework of Biology|
|Biological Chemistry, Cells, and Cellular Processes|
|Life Emerges from Chemistry: Atoms and Molecules|
|Life is Cellular: Cell Structure and Function|
|Life Uses Chemical Energy: Energy and Life|
|Engine of Life: Photosynthesis and Glucose Metabolism|
|Reproduction of Cells and Inheritance|
|The Master Molecule of Life: DNA: Structure and Function|
|Life Renews Itself: Reproduction of Cells|
|Constructing Life: The Control of Eukaryotic Gene Expression|
|Rules of Inheritance: Classical Genetics|
|Applying Your Knowledge of Cells and Cellular Processes|
|Biotechnology (Applications Chapter)|
|The Biology and Treatment of Cancer (Applications Chapter)|
|Evolution and Diversity of Life|
|Life Evolves: Darwin and the Science of Evolution|
|All Life is Related: Understanding Biological Diversity|
|Varieties of Life: Prokaryotes, Single-Celled Eukaryotes, and Algae|
|Varieties of Life: Fungi and Animals|
|Varieties of Life: Plants|
|Applying Your Knowledge of Biological Diversity|
|The Value of Biological Diversity (Applications Chapter)|
|The Living Plant: Plant Structure and Function|
|The Thread of Life: Reproduction of Seed Plants|
|Nerves, Senses, Bones, Muscles|
|Nutrition and Digestion|
|Circulation, Respiration, and Excretion|
|Hormones, Reproduction, and Early Development|
|Applying Your Knowledge of Human Biology|
|Human Control of Reproduction (Applications Chapter)|
|The Immune System and Emergent Diseases (Applications Chapter)|
|Ecology: Populations and Communities|
|Ecosystems and Biomes|
|Applying Your Knowledge of Ecology|
|Human Impact Upon the Earth (Applications chapter)|
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