ISBN13:978-0073256535 ISBN10: 0073256536 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0072986679 ISBN10: 0072986670
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08 Cover: Hardback Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Year Published: 2008
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Part 1 The Study of Life
Chapter 1 The Science of Biology Chapter 2 Evolution and Ecology
Part 2 The Living Cell
Chapter 3 The Chemistry of Life Chapter 4 Molecules of Life Chapter 5 Cells Chapter 6 Energy and Life Chapter 7 Photosynthesis: Acquiring Energy from the Sun Chapter 8 How Cells Harvest Energy from Food
Part 3 The Continuity of Life
Chapter 9 Mitosis Chapter 10 Meiosis Chapter 11 Foundations of Genetics Chapter 12 DNA: The Genetic Material Chapter 13 How Genes Work
Part 4 The New Biology
Chapter 14 Gene Technology Chapter 15 Genomics Chapter 16 The Revolution in Cell Technology
Part 5 The Evolution and Diversity of Life
Chapter 17 Evolution and Natural Selection Chapter 18 How We Name Living Things Chapter 19 The First Single-Celled Creatures Chapter20 Advent of the Eukaryotes Chapter 21 Fungi Invade the Land
Part 6 Plant Life
Chapter 22 Evolution of Plants Chapter 23 Plant Form and Function Chapter 24 Plant Reproduction and Growth
Part 7 Evolution of Animal Life
Chapter 25 Evolution of the Animal Phyla Chapter 26 History of the Vertebrates Chapter 27 How Humans Evolved
Part 8 Animal Life
Chapter 28 The Animal Body and How It Moves Chapter 29 Circulation Chapter 30 Respiration Chapter 31 The Path of Food Through the Animal Body Chapter 32 Maintaining the Internal Environment Chapter 33 How the Body Defends Itself Chapter 34 The Nervous System Chapter 35 Chemical Signaling Within the Animal Body Chapter 36 Reproduction and Development
Part 9 The Living Environment
Chapter 37 Ecosystems Chapter 38 Populations and Communities Chapter 39 Behavior and the Environment Chapter 40 Planet Under Stress
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