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Essentials of Biology

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780073525518

ISBN10:
0073525510
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/10/2011
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Summary

Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that combines Dr. Sylvia Mader's superb and accessible writing style with clear visuals, a comprehensive learning system, and abundant applications and relevancy.

Essentials of Biology explains the principles of biology clearly and illustrates them in a captivating, easy-to-understand manner. It emphasizes the relevance of biology to students' lives within a framework of biodiversity and is organized around the major concepts of biology—cells theory, gene theory, evolution, the theory of homeostasis, and ecosystems.

The integration of text and the digital world are now complete with the addition of Dr. Michael’s Windelspecht’s expertise in the development of digital learning assets. Dr Windelspecht has acted is the leading architect in the design of the Mader media content for McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus and LearnSmart. ConnectPlus suite of learning tools. These assets will allow you to easily design interactive tutorial materials, enhance presentations in both the online and traditional environments, and assess the learning objectives and outcomes of your course.

Table of Contents

1 A View of Life

Part 1 The Cell

2 The Chemical Basis of Life

3 The Organic Molecules of Life

4 Inside the Cell

5 The Dynamic Cell

6 Energy for Life

7 Energy for Cells

Part 2 Genetics

8 Cellular Reproduction

9 Sexual Reproduction

10 Patterns of Inheritance

11 DNA Biology and Technology

12 Gene Regulation and Cancer

13 Genetic Counseling

Part 3 Evolution

14 Darwin and Evolution

15 Evolution on a Small Scale

16 Evolution on a Large Scale

Part 4 Diversity of Life

17 The First Forms of Life

18 Land Environment: Plants and Fungi

19 Both Water and Land: Animals

Part 5 Plant Structure and Function

20 Plant Anatomy and Growth

21 Plant Responses and Reproduction

Part 6 Animal Structure and Function

22 Being Organized and Steady

23 The Transport Systems

24 The Maintenance Systems

25 Human Nutrition

26 Defenses Against Disease

27 The Control Systems

28 Sensory Input and Motor Output

29 Reproduction and Development

Part 7 Ecology

30 Ecology of Populations

31 Communities and Ecosystems

32 Human Impact on the Biosphere



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