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Biology - Volume 3 (Custom)

Biology - Volume 3 (Custom) - 7th edition

Biology - Volume 3 (Custom) - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780072980547

ISBN10: 0072980540

Biology - Volume 3 (Custom) by Peter H. Raven, George B. Johnson, Susan Singer and Jonathon Losos - ISBN 9780072980547
Edition: 7TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Biology - Volume 3 (Custom) by Peter H. Raven, George B. Johnson, Susan Singer and Jonathon Losos - ISBN 9780072980547

ISBN13: 9780072980547

ISBN10: 0072980540

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BIOLOGY is an authoritative majors textbook with evolution as a unifying theme. In revising the text, McGraw-Hill has consulted extensively with previous users, noted experts and professors in the field. It is distinguished from other texts by its strong emphasis on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I The Origin of Living Things

1 The Science of Biology
2 The Nature of Molecules
3 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life
4 The Origin and Early History of Life

II Biology of the Cell

5 Cell Structure
6 Membranes
7 Cell-Cell Interactions
8 Energy and Metabolism
9 How Cells Harvest Energy
10 Photosynthesis
11 How Cells Divide

III Genetic and Molecular Biology

12 Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis
13 Patterns of Inheritance
14 DNA: The Genetic Material
15 Genes and How They Work
16 Gene Technology
17 Genomes
18 Control of Gene Expression
19 Cellular Mechanisms of Development
20 Molecular Biology and Medicine

IV Evolution

21 Genes within Populations
22 The Evidence for Evolution
23 The Origin of Species
24 Evolution and Phylogeny

V Diversity of Life on Earth

25 Systematics and the Phylogenetic Revolution
26 Viruses
27 Prokaryotes
28 Protists
29 Overview of Plant Diversity
30 Fungi
31 Overview of Animal Diversity
32 Noncoelomate Invertebrates
33 Coelomate Invertebrates
34 Vertebrates

VI Plant Form and Function

35 Plant Form
36 Vegetative Plant Development
37 Transport in Plants
38 Plant Nutrition
39 Plant Defense Responses
40 Sensory Systems in Plants
41 Plant Reproduction

VII Animal Form and Function

42 The Animal Body and How It Moves
43 Fueling Body Activities: Digestion
44 Circulation and Respiration
45 The Nervous System
46 Sensory Systems
47 The Endocrine System
48 The Immune System
49 Maintaining the Internal Environment
50 Sex and Reproduction
51 Vertebrate Development

VIII Ecology and Behavior

52 Behavioral Biology
53 Population Ecology
54 Community Ecology
55 Dynamics of Ecosystems
56 The Biosphere
57 Conservation Biology