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Essentials of Biology

Essentials of Biology - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073525518

Cover of Essentials of Biology 3RD 12 (ISBN 978-0073525518)
ISBN13: 978-0073525518
ISBN10: 0073525510

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2012
International: No

List price: $195.00

Essentials of Biology - 3RD 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073525518

Sylvia S. Mader

ISBN13: 978-0073525518
ISBN10: 0073525510

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that combines Dr. Sylvia Mader's superb and accessible writing style with clear visuals, a comprehensive learning system, and abundant applications and relevancy. Essentials of Biology explains the principles of biology clearly and illustrates them in a captivating, easy-to-understand manner. It emphasizes the relevance of biology to students' lives within a framework of biodiversity and is organized around the major concepts of biology-cells theory, gene theory, evolution, the theory of homeostasis, and ecosystems.

The integration of text and the digital world are now complete with the addition of Dr. Michael's Windelspecht's expertise in the development of digital learning assets.Dr Windelspecht has acted is the leading architect in the design of the Mader media content for McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus and LearnSmart. ConnectPlus suite of learning tools. These assets will allow you to easily design interactive tutorial materials, enhance presentations in both the online and traditional environments, and assess the learning objectives and outcomes of your course.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1 A View of Life Part 1 The Cell 2 The Chemical Basis of Life 3 The Organic Molecules of Life 4 Inside the Cell 5 The Dynamic Cell 6 Energy for Life 7 Energy for Cells Part 2 Genetics 8 Cellular Reproduction 9 Sexual Reproduction 10 Patterns of Inheritance 11 DNA Biology and Technology 12 Gene Regulation and Cancer 13 Genetic Counseling Part 3 Evolution 14 Darwin and Evolution 15 Evolution on a Small Scale 16 Evolution on a Large Scale Part 4 Diversity of Life 17 The First Forms of Life 18 Land Environment: Plants and Fungi 19 Both Water and Land: Animals Part 5 Plant Structure and Function 20 Plant Anatomy and Growth 21 Plant Responses and Reproduction Part 6 Animal Structure and Function 22 Being Organized and Steady 23 The Transport Systems 24 The Maintenance Systems 25 Human Nutrition 26 Defenses Against Disease 27 The Control Systems 28 Sensory Input and Motor Output 29 Reproduction and Development Part 7 Ecology 30 Ecology of Populations 31 Communities and Ecosystems 32 Human Impact on the Biosphere