Biology / Edition 6

Biology / Edition 6

by Eldra P. Solomon
     
 

Get a better grade with BIOLOGY, VOLUME I! With a clear and student friendly writing style, this biology text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. Hundreds of examples, Summary with Key Terms sections, Test Your Understanding questions, and Critical Thinking questions are just a few of the tools found throughout the text that will help you easily

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Get a better grade with BIOLOGY, VOLUME I! With a clear and student friendly writing style, this biology text provides you with the tools you need to succeed. Hundreds of examples, Summary with Key Terms sections, Test Your Understanding questions, and Critical Thinking questions are just a few of the tools found throughout the text that will help you easily understand and retain the material. Take advantage of the book-specific website that contains additional questions, activities, and flashcards to help you prepare for exams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534391768
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Edition description:
6TH BK&CDR

Table of Contents

Part 1: THE ORGANIZATION OF LIFE.
1.A View of Life.
2.Atoms & Molecules: The Chemical Basis of Life.
3.The Chemistry of Life: Organic Compounds.
4.Organization of the Cell.
5.Biological Membranes.
6.Cell Communication.
Part 2: ENERGY TRANSFER THROUGH LIVING SYSTEMS.
7.Energy and Metabolism.
8.How Cells Make ATP: Energy-Releasing Pathways.
9.Photosynthesis: Capturing Energy.
Part 3: THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE: GENETICS.
10.Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis.
11.The Basic Principles of Heredity.
12.DNA: The Carrier of Genetic Information.
13.Gene Expression.
14.Gene Regulation.
15.DNA Technology and Genomics.
16.The Human Genome.
17.Developmental Genetics.
Part 4: THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE: EVOLUTION.
18.Introduction to Darwinian Evolution.
19.Evolutionary Change in Populations.
20.Speciation & Macroevolution.
21.The Origin & Evolutionary History of Life.
22.The Evolution of Primates.

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