9780495012962

Biology With Infotrac: Concepts And Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495012962

  • ISBN10:

    0495012963

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/22/2005
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Concepts and Methods in Biologyp. 2
Principles of Cellular Life
Chemical Foundations for Cellsp. 20
Carbon Compounds in Cellsp. 34
Cell Structure and Functionp. 50
Ground Rules of Metabolismp. 74
How Cells Acquire Energyp. 92
How Cells Release Stored Energyp. 108
Principles of Inheritance
Cell Division and Mitosisp. 126
Meiosisp. 138
Observable Patterns of Inheritancep. 152
Chromosomes and Human Geneticsp. 170
DNA Structure and Functionp. 190
From DNA to Proteinsp. 200
Controls Over Genesp. 212
Recombinant DNA and Genetic Engineeringp. 222
Principles of Evolution
Microevolutionp. 238
Speciationp. 260
The Macroevolutionary Puzzlep. 272
Evolution and Biodiversity
The Origin and Evolution of Lifep. 292
Prokaryotes, Viruses, and Protistansp. 310
Fungip. 332
Plantsp. 340
Animals: The Invertebratesp. 356
Animals: The Vertebratesp. 382
Biodiversity in Perspectivep. 406
Plant Structure and Function
Plant Tissuesp. 420
Plant Nutrition and Transportp. 436
Plant Reproduction and Developmentp. 450
Animal Structure and Function
Tissues, Organ Systems, and Homeostasisp. 472
Integration and Control: Nervous Systemsp. 486
Sensory Receptionp. 508
Endocrine Controlp. 520
Protection, Support, and Movementp. 538
Circulationp. 554
Immunityp. 576
Respirationp. 596
Digestion and Human Nutritionp. 612
The Internal Environmentp. 632
Animal Reproduction and Developmentp. 644
Ecology and Behavior
Population Ecologyp. 684
Social Interactionsp. 702
Community Interactionsp. 718
Ecosystemsp. 736
The Biospherep. 756
Human Impact on the Biospherep. 782
Classification Scheme
Units of Measure
Answers to Self-Quizzes
Answers to Genetics Problems
A Closer Look at Some Major Metabolic Pathways
Periodic Table of the Elements
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