9780072472929

Inquiry into Life With Esp, E-Text Cd-Rom, and Student Study Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072472929

  • ISBN10:

    0072472928

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/2000
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Summary

Basic biological concepts and processes with a human emphasis. From the unique delivery of biology content, to the time tested art program, to the complete integration of the text with technology, Dr. Sylvia Mader has formed a teaching system that will both motivate and enable your students to understand and appreciate the wonders of all areas of biology. "Inquiry into Life," 12/e emphasizes the application of all areas of biology to knowledge of human concerns, what the students are able to relate to. This distinctive text was developed to stand apart from all other non-majors texts with a unique approach, unparalleled art, and a straightforward, succinct writing style that has been acclaimed by both users and reviewers.

Table of Contents

The Study of Life
Cell Biology
The Molecules of Cells
Cell Structure and Function
Membrane Structure and Function
Cell Division
Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes
Cellular Respiration
Plant Biology
Photosynthesis
Plant Organization and Function
Plant Reproduction and Responses
Maintenance of the Human Body
Human Organization
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Digestive System and Nutrition
Respiratory System
Urinary System and Excretion
Integration and Control of the Human Body
Nervous System
Senses
Musculoskeletal System
Endocrine System
Continuance of the Species
Reproductive System
Development and Aging
Patterns of Inheritance
DNA Biology and Technology
Control of Gene Expression and Cancer
Genetic Counseling
Evolution and Diversity
Evolution of Life
Microbiology
Plants
Animals: Part I
Animals: Part II
Behavior and Ecology
Animal Behavior
Population Growth and Regulation
Nature of Ecosystems
The Biosphere
Environmental Concerns
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