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Biology: Concepts and Connections

Biology: Concepts and Connections - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321489845

Cover of Biology: Concepts and Connections 6TH 09 (ISBN 978-0321489845)
ISBN13: 978-0321489845
ISBN10: 0321489845
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Biology: Concepts and Connections - 6TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321489845

Neil A. Campbell

ISBN13: 978-0321489845
ISBN10: 0321489845
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

This extensive 6th edition revision of Biology: Concepts and Connections, builds upon its previous editions in this best-selling success. Neil A. Campbell has written this text to be the most accurate, current and pedagogically (teaching) effective book on the market.

This revision also includes exciting new features like key topics: The Life of Cell, The Chemical Basis of Life, The Molecules of Cells, A Tour of the Cell, The Working Cell, How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy, Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food, The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance, Patterns of Inheritance, Molecular Biology of the Gene, How Genes Are Controlled, DNA Technology and Genomics, How Populations Evolve, The Origin of Species, Tracing Evolutionary History, The Origin and Evolution of Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists, Plants, Fungi, and the Colonization of Land, The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity, The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity, Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function, Nutrition and Digestion, Gas Exchange, Circulation, The Immune System, Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance, Hormones and the Endocrine System, Reproduction and Embryonic Development, Nervous Systems, The Senses, How Animals Move, Plant Structure, Reproduction, and Development, Plant Nutrition and Transport, and Control Systems in Plants.

Table of Contents

1. Biology: Exploring Life

I. THE LIFE OF THE CELL

2. The Chemical Basis of Life

3. The Molecules of Cells

4. A Tour of the Cell

5. The Working Cell

6. How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy

7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food

II. CELLULAR REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS

8. The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance

9. Patterns of Inheritance

10. Molecular Biology of the Gene

11. How Genes Are Controlled

12. DNA Technology and Genomics

III. CONCEPTS OF EVOLUTION

13. How Populations Evolve

14. The Origin of Species

15. Tracing Evolutionary History

IV. THE EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

16. The Origin and Evolution of Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists

17. Plants, Fungi, and the Colonization of Land

18. The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity

19. The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity

V. ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION

20. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function

21. Nutrition and Digestion

22. Gas Exchange

23. Circulation

24. The Immune System

25. Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance

26. Hormones and the Endocrine System

27. Reproduction and Embryonic Development

28. Nervous Systems

29. The Senses

30. How Animals Move

VI. PLANTS: FORM AND FUNCTION

31. Plant Structure, Reproduction,and Development

32. Plant Nutritionand Transport

33. Control Systems in Plants

VII. ECOLOGY

34. The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments

35. Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment

36. Population Ecology

37. Communities and Ecosystems

38. Conservation and Restoration Biology