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General Biology: The Dynamic Science

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9780534249663

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0534249663
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Pub. Date:
10/3/2007
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Cengage Learning
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Summary

Biology: The Dynamic Science is the first general biology text with an experimental approach that connects historical research, recent advances achieved with molecular tools, and a glimpse of the future through the eyes of prominent researchers working on key unanswered questions of the day. This comprehensive framework doesn't come at the expense of essential concepts. Rather, it provides a meaningful, realistic context for learning all of the core material that students must master in their first course. Written "from the ground up" with minimal jargon and crisp, straight forward explanations of the current state of biological knowledge, the text supports students as they learn the scientific process-and how to think as scientists do.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Concepts and Methods in Biology. Unit 1 - Molecules and Cells. 2. Life, Chemistry, and Water. 3. Biological Molecules: The Carbon Compounds of Life. 4. Energy, Enzymes, and Biological Reactions. 5. The Cell: An Overview. 6. Membranes and Transport. 7. Cell Communication. 8. Harvesting Chemical Energy: Cellular Respiration. 9. Photosynthesis. Unit 2 ? Genetics. 10. Cell Division and Mitosis. 11. Meiosis: The Cellular Basis of Sexual Reproduction. 12. Mendel, Genes, and Inheritance. 13. Genes, Chromosomes, and Human Genetics. 14. DNA Structure, Replication, and Organization. 15. From DNA to Protein. 16. Control of Gene Expression. 17. Bacterial and Viral Genetics. 18. DNA Technologies and Genomics. Unit 3 - Evolutionary Biology. 19. Development of Evolutionary Thought. 20. Microevolution: Genetic Changes within Populations. 21. Speciation. 22. Paleobiology and Macroevolution. 23. Systematic Biology: Phylogeny and Classification. Unit 4 ? Biodiversity. 24. The Origin of Life. 25. Prokaryotes and Viruses. 26. Protists. 27. Plants. 28. Fungi. 29. Invertebrate Animals. 30. Chordate Animals. Unit 5 - Plant Structure and Function. 31. The Plant Body. 32. Transport in Plants. 33. Plant Nutrition. 34. Reproduction and Development in Flowering Plants. 35. Control of Plant Growth and Development. Unit 6 - Animal Structure and Function. 36. Introduction to Animal Organization and Physiology. 37. Information Flow and the Neuron. 38. Nervous Systems. 39. Sensory Systems. 40. The Endocrine System. 41. Muscles, Bones, and Body Movements. 42. The Circulatory System. 43. Defenses Against Disease. 44. Gas Exchange: The Respiratory System. 45. Animal Nutrition. 46. Regulating the Internal Environment. 47. Animal Reproduction. 48. Animal Development. Unit 7 - Ecology and Animal Behavior. 49. Population Ecology. 50. Population Interactions and Community Ecology. 51. Ecosystems. 52. The Biosphere. 53. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 54. The Physiology and Genetics of Animal Behavior. 55. The Ecology and Evolution of Animal Behavior.


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