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Biology, Student Study Guide / Edition 5
     

Biology, Student Study Guide / Edition 5

by Peter H. Raven, Margaret Gould Burke, George B. Johnson
 

ISBN-10: 0697353575

ISBN-13: 9780697353573

Pub. Date: 09/16/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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:
9780697353573
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/16/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I•The Origin of Living Things

1 The Science of Biology Key Concepts* For Review* Summary* Review Questions* Thought Questions* For Further Reading*

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 III•Energetics

8 Energy and Metabolism

9 How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy

10 Photosynthesis

Part IV•Reproduction and 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 Cellular Mechanisms of Development

18 Altering the Genetic Message

19 Gene Technology

Part VI•Evolution

20 Genes within Populations

21 The Evidence for Evolution

22 The Origin of Species

23 How Humans Evolved

Part VII•Ecology

24 Population Dynamics

25 Interactions between Species

(and more...)

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