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Biology : Concepts and Connections / With Online Lab and CD

Biology : Concepts and Connections / With Online Lab and CD - 13 edition

Biology : Concepts and Connections / With Online Lab and CD - 13 edition

ISBN13: 9781592408443

ISBN10: 1592408443

Biology : Concepts and Connections / With Online Lab and CD by Neil A. Campbell, Lawrence G. Mitchell and Jane B. Reece - ISBN 9781592408443
Edition: 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Gotham Books
Published: 2013
International: No
Biology : Concepts and Connections / With Online Lab and CD by Neil A. Campbell, Lawrence G. Mitchell and Jane B. Reece - ISBN 9781592408443

ISBN13: 9781592408443

ISBN10: 1592408443

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Scientific Study of 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. The Control of Gene Expression.
12. DNA Technology and the Human Genome.

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 Animal Diversity.
19. Human Evolution.

V. ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION.

20. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function.
21. Nutrition and Digestion.
22. Respiration: The Exchange of Gases.
23. Circulation.
24. The Immune System.
25. Control of the Internal Environment.
26. Chemical Regulation.
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 Nutrition and Transport.
33. Control Systems in Plants.

VII. ECOLOGY.

34. The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments.
35. Population Dynamics.
36. Communities and Ecosystems.
37. Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment.
38. Conservation Biology.

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