9780805368444

Campbell Biology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805368444

  • ISBN10:

    0805368442

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/25/2008
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Key Message: The best-selling biology textbook in the world just got better! Neil Campbell and Jane Reecers"sBIOLOGYis the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology. The book's hallmark values-accuracy, currency, and passion for teaching and learning-have made Campbell/Reece the most successful book for readers for seven consecutive editions. More than 6 million readers have benefited fromBIOLOGYrs"sclear explanations, carefully crafted artwork, and student-friendly narrative style. Key Topics:Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life, The Chemical Context of Life, Water and the Fitness of the Environment, Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life, The Structure and Function of Large Biological Molecules, A Tour of the Cell, Membrane Structure and Function, An Introduction to Metabolism, Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy, Photosynthesis, Cell Communication, The Cell Cycle, Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles, Mendel and the Gene Idea, The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance, The Molecular Basis of Inheritance, From Gene to Protein, Control of Gene Expression, Viruses, Biotechnology, Genomes and Their Evolution, Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life, The Evolution of Populations, The Origin of Species, The History of Life on Earth, Phylogeny and the Tree of Life, Bacteria and Archaea, Protists, Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land, Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants, Fungi, An Introduction to Animal Diversity, Invertebrates, Vertebrates, Plant Structure, Growth, and Development, Transport in Vascular Plants, Soil and Plant Nutrition, Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology, Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals, Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function, Animal Nutrition, Circulation and Gas Exchange, The Immune System, Osmoregulation and Excretion, Hormones and the Endocrine System, Animal Reproduction, Animal Development, Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling, Nervous Systems, Sensory and Motor Mechanisms, Animal Behavior, An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere, Population Ecology, Community Ecology, Ecosystems, Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology. Market Description:For readers interested in learning the basics of Biology.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life
The Chemistry of Life
The Chemical Context of Life
Water and the Fitness of the Environment
Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
The Structure and Function of Large Biological Molecules
The Cell
A Tour of the Cell
Membrane Structure and Function
An Introduction to Metabolism
Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy
Photosynthesis
Cell Communication
The Cell Cycle
Genetics
Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
Mendel and the Gene Idea
The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
From Gene to Protein
Control of Gene Expression
Viruses
Biotechnology
Genomes and Their Evolution
Mechanisms of Evolution
Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life
The Evolution of Populations
The Origin of Species
The History of Life on Earth
The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity
Phylogeny and the Tree of Life
Bacteria and Archaea
Protists
Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land
Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants
Fungi
An Introduction to Animal Diversity
Invertebrates
Vertebrates
Plant Form and Function
Plant Structure, Growth, and Development
Transport in Vascular Plants
Soil and Plant Nutrition
Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology
Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals
Animal Form and Function
Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function
Animal Nutrition
Circulation and Gas Exchange
The Immune System
Osmoregulation and Excretion
Hormones and the Endocrine System
Animal Reproduction
Animal Development
Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling
Nervous Systems
Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
Animal Behavior
Ecology
An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
Population Ecology
Community Ecology
Ecosystems
Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology
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