9780077397500

LSC Chemistry, Cell Biology, and Genetics, Volume I (COL1)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077397500

  • ISBN10:

    0077397509

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/11/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Summary

BIOLOGYis an authoritative majors textbook focusing on evolution as a unifying theme. Volume I covers Chemistry, Cell Biology, and Genetics; Volume II covers Plant and Animal Biology; and Volume III covers Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology. BIOLOGYis distinguished from other texts by its strong emphasis on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity. The new 8th edition continues that tradition and advances into modern biology by featuring the latest in cutting edge content reflective of the rapid advances in biology. That same modern perspective was brought into the completely new art program offering readers a dynamic, realistic, and accurate, visual program.

Table of Contents

Preface

Guided Tour

Part I The Molecular Basis of Life

1 The Science of Biology

2 The Nature of Molecules

3 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life

Part II Biology of the Cell

4 Cell Structure

5 Membranes

6 Energy and Metabolism

7 How Cells Harvest Energy

8 Photosynthesis

9 Cell-Cell Interactions

10 How Cells Divide

Part III Genetic and Molecular Biology

11 Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis

12 Patterns of Inheritance

13 Chromosomes, Mapping and the Meiosis Inheritance Connection

14 DNA: The Genetic Material

15 Genes and How They Work

16 Control of Gene Expression

17 Biotechnology

18 Genomics

19 Cellular Mechanisms of Development

Glossary

Credits

Index

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