Biology (with BiologyNow, vMentor, and InfoTrac) / Edition 7by Eldra Solomon, Diana W. Martin, Linda Berg, Diana W. Martin
Pub. Date: 01/07/2005
Consistently acclaimed as the best-liked introduction to biology textbook available, Solomon's BIOLOGY is written with you in mind. Combine the textbook's learning system that provides a variety of ways for you to learn the material (including learning objectives and chapter summaries) with the customized learning plan, pre-tests, and post-tests available on the… See more details below
Consistently acclaimed as the best-liked introduction to biology textbook available, Solomon's BIOLOGY is written with you in mind. Combine the textbook's learning system that provides a variety of ways for you to learn the material (including learning objectives and chapter summaries) with the customized learning plan, pre-tests, and post-tests available on the accompanying BiologyNow CD-ROM and you have a proven set of resources that will save you time, help you master difficult concepts, and enhance your performance on tests.
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Table of ContentsPart 1: THE ORGANIZATION OF LIFE. 1. A View of Life. 2. Atoms and Molecules: The Chemical Basis of Life. 3. The Chemistry of Life: Organic Compounds. 4. Organization of the Cell. 5. Biological Membranes. Part 2: ENERGY TRANSFER THROUGH LIVING SYSTEMS. 6. Energy and Metabolism. 7. How Cells Make ATP: Energy-Releasing Pathways. 8. Photosynthesis: Capturing Energy. Part 3: THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE: GENETICS. 9. Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis. 10. The Basic Principles of Heredity. 11. DNA: The Carrier of Genetic Information. 12. Gene Expression. 13. Gene Regulation. 14. DNA Technologies. 15. The Human Genome. 16. Genes and Development. Part 4: THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE: EVOLUTION. 17. Introduction to Darwinian Evolution. 18. Evolutionary Change in Populations. 19. Speciation and Macroevolution. 20. The Origin and Evolutionary History of Life. 21. The Evolution of Primates. Part 5: THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE. 22. Understanding Diversity: Systematics. 23. Viruses and Prokaryotes. 24. The Protists. 25. Kingdom Fungi. 26. The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Plants. 27. The Plant Kingdom: Seed Plants. 28. The Animal Kingdom: An Introduction to Animal Diversity. 29. The Animal Kingdom: The Protostomes. 30. The Animal Kingdom: The Deuterostomes. Part 6: STRUCTURE AND LIFE PROCESSES IN PLANTS. 31. Plant Structure, Growth, and Differentiation. 32. Leaf Structure and Function. 33. Stems and Plant Transport. 34. Roots and Mineral Nutrition. 35. Reproduction of Flowering Plants. 36. Plant Growth and Development. Part 7: STRUCTURE AND LIFE PROCESSES IN ANIMALS. 37. The Animal Body: Introduction to Structure and Function. 38.Protection, Support, and Movement. 39. Neural Signaling. 40. Neural Regulation. 41. Sensory Reception. 42. Internal Transport. 43. The Immune System: Internal Defense. 44. Gas Exchange. 45. Processing Food and Nutrition. 46. Osmoregulation and Disposal of Metabolic Wastes. 47. Endocrine Regulation. 48. Reproduction. 49. Animal Development. 50. Animal Behavior. Career Visions - Physician Assistant. Part 8: THE INTERACTIONS OF LIFE: ECOLOGY. 51. Introduction to Ecology: Population Ecology. 52. Community Ecology. 53. Ecosystems and the Biosphere. 54. Ecology and the Geography of Life. 55. Humans in the Environment.
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