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Table of Contents
|The Organization of Life||p. 1|
|A View of Life||p. 2|
|Atoms and Molecules: The Chemical Basis of Life||p. 23|
|The Chemistry of Life: Organic Compounds||p. 43|
|Organization of the Cell||p. 72|
|Biological Membranes||p. 103|
|Career Visions: Pharmaceutical Sales Representative||p. 132|
|Energy Transfer Through Living Systems||p. 133|
|Energy and Metabolism||p. 134|
|How Cells Make ATP: Energy-Releasing Pathways||p. 153|
|Photosynthesis: Capturing Energy||p. 175|
|Career Visions: Middle School Science Teacher||p. 195|
|The Continuity of Life: Genetics||p. 197|
|Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis||p. 198|
|The Basic Principles of Heredity||p. 216|
|DNA: The Carrier of Genetic Information||p. 243|
|RNA and Protein Synthesis: The Expression of Genetic Information||p. 261|
|Gene Regulation: The Control of Gene Expression||p. 284|
|Genetic Engineering||p. 301|
|The Human Genome||p. 318|
|Genes and Development||p. 340|
|Career Visions: Database Administrator||p. 366|
|The Continuity of Life: Evolution||p. 367|
|Introduction to Darwinian Evolution||p. 368|
|Evolutionary Change in Populations||p. 390|
|Speciation and Macroevolution||p. 407|
|The Origin and Evolutionary History of Life||p. 428|
|The Evolution of Primates||p. 449|
|Career Visions: Wildlife Forensic Specialist||p. 466|
|The Diversity of Life||p. 467|
|Understanding Diversity: Systematics||p. 468|
|Viruses and Bacteria||p. 484|
|The Protists||p. 508|
|Kingdom Fungi||p. 534|
|The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Plants||p. 554|
|The Plant Kingdom: Seed Plants||p. 576|
|The Animal Kingdom: An Introduction to Animal Diversity||p. 595|
|The Animal Kingdom: The Protostomes||p. 616|
|The Animal Kingdom: The Deuterostomes||p. 643|
|Career Visions: Virologist||p. 672|
|Structure and Life Processes in Plants||p. 673|
|Plant Structure, Growth, and Differentiation||p. 674|
|Leaf Structure and Function||p. 692|
|Stems and Plant Transport||p. 710|
|Roots and Mineral Nutrition||p. 729|
|Reproduction in Flowering Plants||p. 750|
|Growth Responses and Regulation of Growth||p. 770|
|Career Visions: Assistant Professor of Biology||p. 794|
|Structure and Life Processes in Animals||p. 795|
|The Animal Body: An Introduction to Structure and Function||p. 796|
|Protection, Support, and Movement: Skin, Skeleton, and Muscle||p. 817|
|Neural Signaling||p. 836|
|Neural Regulation||p. 855|
|Sensory Reception||p. 887|
|Internal Transport||p. 913|
|Internal Defense||p. 940|
|Gas Exchange||p. 969|
|Processing Food and Nutrition||p. 988|
|Osmoregulation and Disposal of Metabolic Wastes||p. 1013|
|Endocrine Regulation||p. 1031|
|Animal Development||p. 1087|
|Animal Behavior||p. 1110|
|Career Visions: Physician Assistant||p. 1134|
|The Interactions of Life: Ecology||p. 1135|
|Introduction to Ecology: Population Ecology||p. 1136|
|Community Ecology||p. 1158|
|Ecosystems and the Biosphere||p. 1181|
|Ecology and the Geography of Life||p. 1205|
|Humans in the Environment||p. 1232|
|Career Visions: Field Biologist||p. 1254|
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