9780534388010

Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534388010

  • ISBN10:

    0534388019

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/9/2003
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Invitation to Biology
Principles of Cellular Life
Life's Chemical Basis
Molecules of Life
Cell Structure and Function
A Closer Look at Cell Membranes
Ground Rules of Metabolism
Where It Starts? Photosynthesis
How Cells Release Chemical Energy
Principles of Inheritance
How Cells Reproduce
Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction
Observing Patterns in Inherited Traits
Chromosomes and Human Inheritance
DNA Structure and Function
From DNA to Protein
Controls Over Genes
Studying and Manipulating Genomes
Principles of Evolution
Evidence of Evolution
Microevolutionary Processes
Evolutionary Patterns, Rates, and Trends
Life's Origin and Early Evolution
Evolution and Biodiversity
Prokaryotes and Viruses
"Protists"? The Simplest Eukaryotes
Plant Evolution
Fungi
Animal Evolution? The Invertebrates
Animal Evolution? The Vertebrates
Biodiversity in Perspective
Principles Of Anatomy and Physiology
Plants and Animals? Common Challenges
How Plants Work
Plant Tissues
Plant Nutrition and Transport
Plant Reproduction
Animal Structure and Function
Animal Tissues and Organ Systems
Neural Control
Sensory Perception
Endocrine Control
Structural Support and Movement
Circulation
Immunity
Respiration
Digestion and Human Nutrition
The Internal Environment
Principles of Animal Reproduction and Development
Human Reproduction and Development
Principles of Ecology
Population Ecology
Community Structure and Biodiversity
Ecosystems
The Biosphere
Behavioral Ecology
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