Biology / Edition 10

Biology / Edition 10

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by Peter Raven, George Johnson, Kenneth Mason, Jonathan Losos
     
 

Biology is an authoritative majors textbook with evolution as a unifying theme. In revising the text,McGraw-Hill has consulted extensively with previous users and 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. See more details below

Overview

Biology is an authoritative majors textbook with evolution as a unifying theme. In revising the text,McGraw-Hill has consulted extensively with previous users and 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073383071
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/11/2013
Edition description:
List
Pages:
1408
Sales rank:
11,090
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I 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
Part II Biology of the Cell
5 Cell Structure
6 Membranes
7 Cell-Cell Interactions
Part II Energetics
8 Energy and Metabolism
9 How Cells Harvest Energy
10 Photosynthesis
Part IV Reproduction & Heredity
11 How Cells Divide
12 Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis
13 Patterns of Inheritance
Part V Molecular Genetics
14 DNA: The Genetic Material
15 Genes and How They Work
16 Control of Gene Expression
17 Altering the Genetic Message
18 Gene Technology
Part VI Evolution
19 Genes Within Populations
20 The Evidence for Evolution
21 The Origin of Species
22 How Humans Evolved
Part VII Ecology
23 Population Ecology
24 Community Ecology
25 Dynamics of Ecosystems
26 The Biosphere
27 The Future of the Biosphere
Part VIII Viruses & Simple Organisms
28 How We Classify Organisms
29 Viruses
30 Bacteria
31 Protists
32 Fungi
(and more...)

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