9780538741248

Biology The Dynamic Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780538741248

  • ISBN10:

    0538741244

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Science Students; Biology Majors.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Biological Concepts and Research
Molecules And Cells
Life, Chemistry, and Water
Biological Molecules: The Carbon Compounds of Life
Energy, Enzymes, and Biological Reactions
The Cell: An Overview
Membranes and Transport
Cell Communication
Harvesting Chemical Energy: Cellular Respiration
Photosynthesis
Cell Division and Mitosis
Genetics
Meiosis: The Cellular Basis of Sexual Reproduction
Mendel, Genes, and Inheritance
Genes, Chromosomes, and Human Genetics
DNA Structure, Replication, and Organization
From DNA to Protein
Regulation of Gene Expression
Bacterial and Viral Genetics
DNA Technologies and Genomics
Evolutionary Biology
Development of Evolutionary Thought
Microevolution: Genetic Changes within Populations
Speciation
Paleobiology and Macroevolution
Systematic Biology: Phylogeny and Classification
Biodiversity
The Origin of Life
Prokaryotes: Bacteria and Archaea
Protists
Plants
Fungi
Animal Phylogeny, Acoelomates, and Protostomes
Deuterostomes: Vertebrates and Their Closest Relatives
Plant Structure And Function
The Plant Body
Transport in Plants
Plant Nutrition
Reproduction and Development in Flowering Plants
Plant Responses to the Environment
Animal Structure And Function
Introduction to Animal Organization and Physiology
Information Flow and the Neuron
Nervous Systems
Sensory Systems
The Endocrine System
Muscles, Bones, and Body Movements
The Circulatory System
Defenses against Disease
Gas Exchange: The Respiratory System
Animal Nutrition
Regulating the Internal Environment
Animal Reproduction
Animal Development
Ecology And Behavior
Ecology and the Biosphere
Population Ecology
Population Interactions and Community Ecology
Ecosystems
Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
The Physiology and Genetics of Animal Behavior
The Ecology and Evolution of Animal Behavior
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