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Biology / Edition 9
     

Biology / Edition 9

by Peter Raven
 

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ISBN-10: 0077403177

ISBN-13: 9780077403171

Pub. Date: 03/08/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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.

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:
9780077403171
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
03/08/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Raven/Biology, 9/e – Table of Contents
Part 1: The Molecular Basis of Life

1 - The Science of Biology

2 - The Nature of Molecules

3 - The Chemical Building Blocks of Life
Part II: Biology of the Cell

4 - Cell Structure

5 - Membranes

6 - Energy and Metabolism

7 - How Cells Harvest Energy

8 - Photosynthesis

9 - Cell Communication

10 - How Cells Divide
Part III: Genetic and Molecular Biology

11 - Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis

12 - Patterns of Inheritance

13 - Chromosomes, Matting & the Meiosis-Inheritance Connection

14 - DNA: The Genetic Material

15 - Genes and How They Work

16 - Control of Gene Expression

17 - Biotechnology

18 - Genomics

19 - Cellular Mechanisms of Development
Part IV: Evolution

20 - Genes Within Populations

21 - The Evidence for Evolution

22 - The Origin of Species

23 - Systematics and the Phylogenetic Revolution

24 - Genome Evolution

25 - Evolution of Development
Part V: Diversity of Life on Earth

26 - The Tree of Life

27 - Viruses

28 - Prokaryotes

29 - Protists

30 - Overview of Green Plants

31 - Fungi

32 - Overview of Animal Diversity

33 - Noncoelomate Invertebrates

34 - Coelomate Invertebrates

35 - Vertebrates
Part VI: Plant Form and Function

36 - Plant Form

37 - Vegetative Plant Development

38 - Transport in Plants

39 - Plant Nutrition and Soils

40 - Plant Defense Responses

41 - Sensory Systems in Plants

42 - Plant Reproduction
Part VII: Animal Form and Function

43 - The Animal Body and Principles of Regulation

44 - The Nervous System

45 - Sensory Systems

46 - The Endocrine System

47 - The Musculoskeletal System

48 - The Digestive System

49 - The Respiratory System

50 - The Circulatory System

51 - Osmotic Regulation and the Urinary System

52 - The Immune System

53 - The Reproductive System

54 - Animal Development
Part VIII: Ecology and Behavior

55 - Behavioral Biology

56 - Population Ecology

57 - Community of Ecology

58 - Dynamics of Ecosystems

59 - The Biosphere

60 - Conservation Biology

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