9780716740193

Biology Scientific American Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780716740193

  • ISBN10:

    0716740192

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-12-01
  • Publisher: FREEMAN

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Table of Contents

An Evolutionary Framework for Biology
1(18)
Part One The Cell
Small Molecules: Structure and Behavior
19(22)
Macromolecules: Their Chemistry and Biology
41(23)
The Organization of Cells
64(34)
Cellular Membranes
98(21)
Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism
119(22)
Cellular Pathways That Harvest Chemical Energy
141(24)
Photosynthesis: Energy from the Sun
165(28)
Part Two Information and Heredity
Chromosomes, the Cell Cycle, and Cell Divison
193(23)
Transmission Genetics: Mendel and Beyond
216(27)
DNA and Its Role in Heredity
243(17)
From DNA to Protein: Genotype to Phenotype
260(22)
The Genetics of Viruses and Prokaryotes
282(24)
The Eukaryotic Genome and Its Expression
306(24)
Development: Differential Gene Expression
330(21)
Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology
351(22)
Molecular Biology and Medicine
373(27)
Natural Defenses against Disease
400(31)
Part Three Evolutionary Processes
The History of Life on Earth
431(21)
The Mechanisms of Evolution
452(18)
Species and Their Formation
470(16)
Constructing and Using Phylogenies
486(17)
Molecular Evolution
503(14)
The Origin of Life on Earth
517(14)
Part Four The Evolution of Diversity
Bacteria and Archaea: The Prokaryotic Domains
531(21)
Protists and the Dawn of the Eukarya
552(29)
Plants: Pioneers of the Terrestrial Environment
581(28)
Fungi: A Kingdom of Recyclers
609(18)
Protostomate Animals: The Evolution of Bilateral Symmetry and Body Cavities
627(35)
Deuterostomate Animals: Evolution of Larger Brains and Complex Behaviors
662(35)
Part Five The Biology of Flowering Plants
The Flowering Plant Body
697(22)
Transport in Plants
719(15)
Plant Responses to Environmental Challenges
734(15)
Plant Nutrition
749(15)
Regualation of Plant Development
764(24)
Reproduction in Flowering Plants
788(19)
Part Six The Biology of Animals
Physiology, Homeostasis, and Temperature Regulation
807(25)
Animal Hormones
832(25)
Animal Reproduction
857(26)
Animal Development
883(20)
Neurons and Nervous Systems
903(24)
Sensory Systems
927(25)
The Mammalian Nervous System: Structure and Higher Functions
952(21)
Effectors
973(22)
Gas Exchange in Animals
995(21)
Circulatory Systems
1016(22)
Animal Nutrition
1038(28)
Salt and Water Balance and Nitrogen Excretion
1066(19)
Animal Behavior
1085(28)
Part Seven Ecology and Biogeography
Behavioral Ecology
1113(19)
Population Ecology
1132(19)
Community Ecology
1151(22)
Ecosystems
1173(22)
Biogeography
1195(28)
Conservation Biology
1223

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