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Summary: In 900 text pages,Campbell Biology in Focusemphasizes the essential content and scientific skills needed for success in the college introductory course for biology majors. Each unit streamlines content to best fit the needs of instructors and students, based on surveys, curriculum initiatives, reviews, discussions with hundreds of biology professors, and careful analyses of course syllabi. Every chapter includes a Scientific Skills Exercise that builds skills in graphing, interpreting data, experimental design, and math-skills biology majors need in order to succeed in their upper-level courses. This briefer book upholds the Campbell hallmark standards of accuracy, clarity, and pedagogical innovation. 0321813669 / 9780321813664 Campbell Biology in Focus Plus MasteringBiology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321813804 / 9780321813800Campbell Biology in Focus 0321823087 / 9780321823083 MasteringBiology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Campbell Biology in Focus ...show less
Edition/Copyright:14 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 01/23/2013 International: No
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1. Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology
UNIT 1: CHEMISTRY AND CELLS
2. The Chemical Context of Life
3. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
4. A Tour of the Cell
5. Membrane Transport and Cell Signaling
6. An Introduction to Metabolism
7. Cellular Respiration and Fermentation
9. The Cell Cycle
UNIT 2: GENETICS
10. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
11. Mendel and the Gene Idea
12. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
13. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
14. Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein
15. Regulation of Gene Expression
16. Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer
18. Genomes and Their Evolution
UNIT 3: EVOLUTION
19. Descent with Modification
21. The Evolution of Populations
22. The Origin of Species
23. Broad Patterns of Evolution
UNIT 4: THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF LIFE
24. Early Life and the Diversification of Prokaryotes
25. The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes
26. The Colonization of Land by Plants and Fungi
27. The Rise of Animal Diversity
UNIT 5: PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION
28. Plant Structure and Growth
29. Resource Acquisition, Nutrition, and Transport in Vascular Plants
30. Reproduction and Domestication of Flowering Plants
31. Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals
UNIT 6: ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION
32. Homeostasis and Endocrine Signaling
33. Animal Nutrition
34. Circulation and Gas Exchange
35. The Immune System
36. Reproduction and Development
37. Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling
38. Nervous and Sensory Systems
39. Motor Mechanisms and Behavior
UNIT 7: ECOLOGY
40. Population Ecology and the Distribution of Organisms
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