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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-03-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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The Next Step in BiologyWe are excited to present to you,BIOLOGY, written byDr. Rob Brooker, Dr. Eric Widmaier, Dr. Linda Graham,andDr. Peter Stiling; it is thenext stepin majors biology. In addition to being active researchers and experienced writers, the author team has taught majors biology for years.The goal in launching a new text is to offer something better--a comprehensive, modern text featuring an evolutionary focus with an emphasis on scientific inquiry. We invite you to take a few moments to learn more about the many different ways this text is the next step in biology.To view a sample chapter, go to www.brookerbiology.com

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Biology
The Chemical Basis of Life I: Atoms, Molecules, and Water
The Chemical Basis of Life II: Organic Molecules
General Features of Cells
Membrane Structure and Transport
Systems Biology of Cell Organization
Enzymes, Metabolism and Cellular Respiration
Cell Communication and Regulation of the Cell Cycle
Nucleic Acid Structure and DNA Replication
Gene Expression at the Molecular Level
Gene Regulation
Mutation, DNA Repair, and Cancer
Eukaryotic Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis
Simle Patterns of Inheritance
Complex Patterns of Inheritance
Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses
Developmental Genetics
Genetic Technology
Genomes, Proteomes, and Bioinformatics
Origin and History of Life
An Introduction to Evolution
Population Genetics
Origin of Species
Taxonomy and Systematics
The Bacteria and Archaea
The Kingdom Fungi
Plants and the Conquest of Land
The Diversity of Modern Gymnosperms and Angiosperms
An Introduction to Animal Diversity
The Invertebrates
An Introduction to Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants: Behavior
Flowering Plants: Nutrition
Flowering Plants: Transport
Flowering Plants: Reproduction and Development
Introduction to Animal Form and Function
Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption
Control of Energy Balance, Metabolic Rate, and Body Temperature
Neuroscience I: Cells of the Nervous System
Neuroscience II: Evolution and Function of the Brain and Nervous Systems
Neuroscience III: Sensory Systems
The Muscular-Skeletal System and Locomotion
Circulatory Systems
Gas Exchange
Excretory Systems and Salt and Water Balance
Endocrine Systems
Animal Reproduction
Animal Development
Defense Mechanisms of the Body
An Introduction to Ecology and Biomes
Behavioral Ecology
Population Ecology
Species Interactions
Community Ecology
Ecosystem Ecology
Conservation Biology and Biodiversity
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