Biology / Edition 3

Biology / Edition 3

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by Neil A. Campbell
     
 

This seventh edition of a long-established introductory text prepared by the team of Campbell (deceased; formerly of U. of California, Riverside) and Reece (who has a PhD from UC Berkeley)--along with numerous contributors and reviewers--continues in its mission to cover concepts in a way that engages students in scientific inquiry through examples and research… See more details below

Overview

This seventh edition of a long-established introductory text prepared by the team of Campbell (deceased; formerly of U. of California, Riverside) and Reece (who has a PhD from UC Berkeley)--along with numerous contributors and reviewers--continues in its mission to cover concepts in a way that engages students in scientific inquiry through examples and research opportunities. Web access and a CD-ROM are part of this package; students trying to use a previously-owned text may find that web access must be purchased again. Annotation © 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805318814
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/01/1993
Series:
Series in the Life Sciences
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life2
2The Chemical Context of Life25
3Water and the Fitness of the Environment41
4Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life53
5The Structure and Function of Macromolecules63
6An Introduction to Metabolism89
7A Tour of the Cell110
8Membrane Structure and Function140
9Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy159
10Photosynthesis182
11The Reproduction of Cells204
12Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles225
13Mendel and the Gene Idea238
14The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance262
15The Molecular Basis of Inheritance281
16From Gene to Protein297
17Microbial Models: The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria324
18Genome Organization and Expression in Eukaryotes351
19DNA Technology369
20Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life399
21The Evolution of Populations416
22The Origin of Species436
23Tracing Phylogeny: Macroevolution, the Fossil Record, and Systematics454
24Early Earth and the Origin of Life486
25Prokaryotes and the Origins of Metabolic Diversity498
26The Origins of Eukaryotic Diversity518
27Plants and the Colonization of Land547
28Fungi573
29Invertebrates and the Origin of Animal Diversity589
30The Vertebrate Genealogy628
31Plant Structure and Growth668
32Transport in Plants692
33Plant Nutrition711
34Plant Reproduction and Development727
35Control Systems in Plants750
36An Introduction to Animal Structure and Function779
37Animal Nutrition796
38Circulation and Gas Exchange819
39The Body's Defenses852
40Controlling the Internal Environment879
41Chemical Signals in Animals912
42Animal Reproduction937
43Animal Development963
44Nervous Systems993
45Sensory and Motor Mechanisms1026
46An Introduction to Ecology: Distribution and Adaptations of Organisms1061
47Population Ecology1093
48Community Ecology1118
49Ecosystems1145
50Behavior1172

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