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Biology  : Study Guide,9780805371550

Biology : Study Guide

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780805371550

ISBN10:
0805371559
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/22/2004
Publisher(s):
Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

by Martha R. Taylor. This printed learning aid provides a concept map of each chapter, chapter summaries, word roots, chapter tests, and a variety of interactive questions including multiple-choice, short-answer essay, labeling art, and graph-interpretation questions.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Exploring Life
1(6)
Unit One The Chemistry of Life
7(28)
The Chemical Context of Life
7(8)
Water and the Fitness of the Environment
15(6)
Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
21(4)
The Structure and Function of Macromolecules
25(10)
Unit Two The Cell
35(60)
A Tour of the Cell
35(12)
Membrane Structure and Function
47(8)
An Introduction to Metabolism
55(8)
Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
63(10)
Photosynthesis
73(10)
Cell Communication
83(6)
The Cell Cycle
89(6)
Unit Three Genetics
95(82)
Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
95(6)
Mendel and the Gene Idea
101(10)
The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
111(8)
The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
119(8)
From Gene to Protein
127(10)
The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria
137(10)
Eukaryotic Genomes: Organization, Regulation, and Evolution
147(10)
DNA Technology and Genomics
157(12)
The Genetic Basis of Development
169(8)
Unit Four Mechanisms of Evolution
177(30)
Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
177(6)
The Evolution of Populations
183(8)
The Origin of Species
191(8)
Phylogeny and Systematics
199(8)
Unit Five The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity
207(72)
The Tree of Life: An Introduction to Biological Diversity
207(8)
Prokaryotes
215(6)
Protists
221(8)
Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land
229(8)
Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants
237(8)
Fungi
245(6)
Introduction to Animal Evolution
251(6)
Invertebrates
257(10)
Vertebrate Evolution and Other Chordates
267(12)
Unit Six Plant Form and Function
279(42)
Plant Structure, Growth, and Development
279(10)
Transport in Vascular Plants
289(8)
Plant Nutrition
297(6)
Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology
303(8)
Plants Responses to Internal and External Signals
311(10)
Unit Seven Animal Form and Function
321(108)
Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function
321(10)
Animal Nutrition
331(10)
Circulation and Gas Exchange
341(12)
The Immune System
353(12)
Osmoregulation and Excretion
365(10)
Hormones and the Endocrine System
375(8)
Animal Reproduction
383(10)
Animal Development
393(10)
Nervous Systems
403(14)
Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
417(12)
Unit Eight Ecology
429(46)
An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
429(8)
Behavioral Ecology
437(8)
Population Ecology
445(8)
Community Ecology
453(8)
Ecosystems
461(8)
Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology
469(6)
Answer Section 475


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