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Neil Campbell and Jane Reece's BIOLOGY remains unsurpassed as the most successful majors biology textbook in the world. This text has invited more than 4 million students into the study of this dynamic and essential discipline.The authors have restructured each chapter around a conceptual framework of five or six big ideas. An Overview draws students in and sets the stage for the rest of the chapter, each numbered Concept Head announces the beginning of a new concept, and Concept Check questions at the end of each chapter encourage students to assess their mastery of a given concept. New Inquiry Figures focus students on the experimental process, and new Research Method Figures illustrate important techniques in biology. Each chapter ends with a Scientific Inquiry Question that asks students to apply scientific investigation skills to the content of the chapter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805371468
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Publication date: 12/8/2004
  • Series: Campbell Biology Websites Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 1312
  • Product dimensions: 9.06 (w) x 11.06 (h) x 1.78 (d)

Meet the Author

Neil A. Campbell combined the investigative nature of a research scientist with the soul of an experienced and caring teacher. He earned his M.A. in Zoology from UCLA and his Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of California, Riverside, where he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2001. Dr. Campbell published numerous research articles on how certain desert plants thrive in salty soil and how sensitive plant (Mimosa) and other legumes move their leaves. His 30 years of teaching in diverse environments included general biology courses at Cornell University, Pomona College, and San Bernardino Valley College, where he received the college's first Outstanding Professor Award in 1986. Most recently Dr. Campbell was a visiting scholar in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at the University of California, Riverside. In addition to his authorship of this book, he coauthored Biology: Concepts & Connections and Essential Biology with Jane Reece. Each year, over 600,000 students worldwide use Campbell/Reece biology textbooks.


Jane B. Reece has worked in biology publishing since 1978, when she joined the editorial staff of Benjamin Cummings. Her education includes an A.B. in Biology from Harvard University, an M.S. in Microbiology from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. in Bacteriology from the University of California, Berkeley. At UC Berkeley and later as a post-doctoral fellow in genetics at Stanford University, her research focused on genetic recombination in bacteria. Dr. Reece taught biology at Middlesex County College (New Jersey) and Queensborough Community College (New York). As an editor at Benjamin Cummings, Dr. Reece playedmajor roles in a number of successful textbooks. In addition to being a coauthor with Neil Campbell on BIOLOGY, Biology: Concepts & Connections, and Essential Biology, she coauthored The World of the Cell, Third Edition, with W.M. Becker and M.F. Poenie.


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Table of Contents

 1. Introduction: Exploring Life.


 2. The Chemical Context of Life.

 3. Water and the Fitness of the Environment.

 4. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life.

 5. The Structure and Function of Macromolecules.


 6. A Tour of the Cell.

 7. Membrane Structure and Function.

 8. An Introduction to Metabolism.

 9. Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy.

10. Photosynthesis.

11. Cell Communication.

12. The Cell Cycle.


13. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles.

14. Mendel and the Gene Idea.

15. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance.

16. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance.

17. From Gene to Protein.

18. The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria.

19. Eukaryotic Genomes: Organization, Regulation, and Evolution.

20. DNA Technology and Genomics.

21. The Genetic Basis of Development.


22. Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life.

23. The Evolution of Populations.

24. The Origin of Species.

25. Phylogeny and Systematics.

26. The Tree of Life: An Introduction to Biological Diversity.


27. Prokaryotes.

28. The Origins of Eukaryotic Diversity.

29. Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land.

30. Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants.

31. Fungi.

32. An Introduction to Animal Evolution.

33. Invertebrates.

34. Vertebrate Evolution and Diversity.


35. Plant Structure, Growth, and Development

36. Transport in Vascular Plants

37. Plant Nutrition

38. Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology.

39. Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals


40. Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function.

41. Animal Nutrition.

42. Circulation and Gas Exchange.

43. The Immune System.

44. Regulating the Internal Environment.

45. Chemical Signals in Animals.

46. Animal Reproduction.

47. Animal Development.

48. Nervous Systems.

49. Sensory and Motor Mechanisms.


50. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere.

51. Animal Behavior and Behavioral Ecology.

52. Population Ecology.

53. Community Ecology.

54. Ecosystems.

55. Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2007

    Get the green 6th edition of this!

    I'm taking AP Bio this year, and so far, I can grasp almost everything the book coves. That's really good for someone who has no skills in Science and plans on majoring in English! The book takes time to read, but reading helps you better understand the material. Be patient and go for it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2006

    The Gold Standard

    This is simply the most concise and excellent book for students of biology available. High school and college students alike can appreciate it. I used this book (in its fifth edition) in my AP biology course, and continued using it throughout college. Having studied under Dr. Campbell and his colleagues, one can truly appreciate the simplicity of the book. There truly is no other option!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2005

    Poorly Written

    The text is all jumbled together. I cannot understand this mess of biology. I believe the book needs better organization because it seems to jump around a lot. It leaves a hole in my head.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2005

    Best Bio Book Ever!

    I used the Sixth Edition in AP Bio, and now that I'm taking 100-level biology class at a University, I'm very happy that I kept it! It's extremely detailed and very clear- it fills in the conceptual gaps left by other Biology textbooks, such as Freeman's textbook.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2004

    Campbell is amazing.

    I LOVED the 6th edition, and now that the 7th is out, I'm excited. I skimmed through some of the chapters of this book, and the organization seems a little different, but easier to understand. All I've got to say is, Campbell might as well be referred to as the Holy Biowriter. Oh man.

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