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Biology: Life on Earth / Edition 7

Biology: Life on Earth / Edition 7

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by Teresa Audesirk, Bruce E. Byers, Gerald Audesirk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131005065

ISBN-13: 9780131005068

Pub. Date: 08/06/2004

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

The number of biology-related issues in our society is growing constantly. This book helps readers digest a wealth of scientific information with relevant references and examples. Includes new Links to Life feature—ends each chapter on a relevant note with short, informally written segments on familiar topics, such as “Health Food.”

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The number of biology-related issues in our society is growing constantly. This book helps readers digest a wealth of scientific information with relevant references and examples. Includes new Links to Life feature—ends each chapter on a relevant note with short, informally written segments on familiar topics, such as “Health Food.” Contains Earth Watch, Health Watch, and Scientific Inquiry Essays that introduce readers to the exploration of key environmental and health-related issues. Features a striking illustration program with consistent, strategic use of color, revised multi-part figures, and updated labels and captions. A fascinating reference for anyone interested in learning more about biological issues in our world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131005068
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
08/06/2004
Edition description:
7TH BK&CDR
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents



 1: An Introduction to Life on Earth

UNIT ONE: THE LIFE OF A CELL

 2: Atoms, Molecules, and Life

 3: Biological Molecules

 4: Cell Membrane Structure and Function

 5: Cell Structure and Function

 6: Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell

 7: Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis

 8: Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration

UNIT TWO: INHERITANCE

 9: DNA: The Molecule of Heredity

10: Gene Expression and Regulation

11: The Continuity of Life: Cellular Reproduction

12: Patterns of Inheritance

13: Biotechnology

UNIT THREE: EVOLUTION and Diversity of Life

14: Principles of Evolution

15: How Organisms Evolve

16: TheOrigin of Species

17: The History of Life

18: Systematics: Seeking Order Amidst Diversity

19: The Diversity of Viruses, Prokaryotes, and Protists

20: The Diversity of Fungi

21: The Diversity of Plants

22: Animal Diversity I: Invertebrates

23: Animal Diversity II: Vertebrates

UNIT FOUR: PLANT ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

24: Plant Anatomy and Nutrient Transport

25: Plant Reproduction and Development

26: Plant Responses to the Environment

UNIT FIVE: ANIMAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

27: Homeostasis and the Organization of the Animal Body

28: Circulation

29: Respiration

30: Nutrition and Digestion

31: The Urinary System

32: Defenses Against Disease

33: Chemical Control of the Animal Body: The Endocrine System

34: The Nervous System and the Senses

35: Action and Support: The Muscles and Skeleton

36: Animal Reproduction

37: Animal Development

UNIT SIX: BEHAVIOR AND ECOLOGY

38: Animal Behavior

39: Population Growth and Regulation

40: Community Interactions

41: How do Ecosystems Work?

42: Earth's Diverse Ecosystems

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