9780030335037

Biology (with InfoTrac)

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    9780030335037

  • ISBN10:

    0030335035

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/14/2001
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

PART 1 The Organization of Life 1(132)
A View of Life
2(21)
Atoms and Molecules: The Chemical Basis of Life
23(20)
The Chemistry of Life: Organic Compounds
43(29)
Organization of the Cell
72(31)
Biological Membranes
103(30)
Career Visions Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
132(1)
PART 2 Energy Transfer Through Living Systems 133(64)
Energy and Metabolism
134(19)
How Cells Make ATP: Energy-Releasing Pathways
153(22)
Photosynthesis: Capturing Energy
175(22)
Career Visions Middle School Science Teacher
195(2)
PART 3 The Continuity of Life: Genetics 197(170)
Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis
198(18)
The Basic Principles of Heredity
216(27)
DNA: The Carrier of Genetic Information
243(18)
RNA and Protein Synthesis: The Expression of Genetic Information
261(23)
Gene Regulation: The Control of Gene Expression
284(17)
Genetic Engineering
301(17)
The Human Genome
318(22)
Genes and Development
340(27)
Career Visions Database Administrator
366(1)
PART 4 The Continuity of Life: Evolution 367(100)
Introduction to Darwinian Evolution
368(22)
Evolutionary Change in Populations
390(17)
Speciation and Macroevolution
407(21)
The Origin and Evolutionary History of Life
428(21)
The Evolution of Primates
449(18)
Career Visions Wildlife Forensic Specialist
466(1)
PART 5 The Diversity of Life 467(206)
Understanding Diversity: Systematics
468(16)
Viruses and Bacteria
484(24)
The Protists
508(26)
Kingdom Fungi
534(20)
The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Plants
554(22)
The Plant Kingdom: Seed Plants
576(19)
The Animal Kingdom: An Introduction to Animal Diversity
595(21)
The Animal Kingdom: The Protostomes
616(27)
The Animal Kingdom: The Deuterostomes
643(30)
Career Visions Virologist
672(1)
PART 6 Structure and Life Processes in Plants 673(122)
Plant Structure, Growth, and Differentiation
674(18)
Leaf Structure and Function
692(18)
Stems and Plant Transport
710(19)
Roots and Mineral Nutrition
729(21)
Reproduction in Flowering Plants
750(20)
Growth Responses and Regulation of Growth
770(25)
Career Visions Assistant Professor of Biology
794(1)
PART 7 Structure and Life Processes in Animals 795(340)
The Animal Body: An Introduction to Structure and Function
796(21)
Protection, Support, and Movement: Skin, Skeleton, and Muscle
817(19)
Neural Signaling
836(19)
Neural Regulation
855(32)
Sensory Reception
887(26)
Internal Transport
913(27)
Internal Defense
940(29)
Gas Exchange
969(19)
Processing Food and Nutrition
988(25)
Osmoregulation and Disposal of Metabolic Wastes
1013(18)
Endocrine Regulation
1031(27)
Reproduction
1058(29)
Animal Development
1087(23)
Animal Behavior
1110(25)
Career Visions Physician Assistant
1134(1)
PART 8 The Interactions of Life: Ecology 1135(119)
Introduction to Ecology: Population Ecology
1136(22)
Community Ecology
1158(23)
Ecosystems and the Biosphere
1181(24)
Ecology and the Geography of Life
1205(27)
Humans in the Environment
1232(22)
Career Visions Field Biologist
1254

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