Volume 1 - Cell Biology and Genetics / Edition 13

Volume 1 - Cell Biology and Genetics / Edition 13

by Cecie Starr, Ralph Taggart, Christine Evers, Lisa Starr
     
 

Renowned for its writing style and trendsetting art, CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS provides real-world applications and helps you think critically about them. The new edition offers a new Learning Roadmap in each chapter to help you gain a full understanding. You will be able to focus on key concepts, make connections to other concepts, and see where the material is

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Renowned for its writing style and trendsetting art, CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS provides real-world applications and helps you think critically about them. The new edition offers a new Learning Roadmap in each chapter to help you gain a full understanding. You will be able to focus on key concepts, make connections to other concepts, and see where the material is leading. Helpful learning tools like the section-ending "Take-Home Messages" and the on-page running glossary ensure that you will grasp key points. Carefully balancing accessibility and the level of detail, the authors enable you to go beyond rote memorization and prepare you to make important decisions in life that require an understanding of biology and the process of science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111579852
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Invitation to Biology. UNIT I: PRINCIPLES OF CELLULAR LIFE. 2. Life's Chemical Basis. 3. Molecules of Life. 4. Cell Structure and Function. 5. Ground Rules of Metabolism. 6. Where It Starts—Photosynthesis. 7. How Cells Release Chemical Energy. UNIT II: PRINCIPLES OF INHERITANCE. 8. DNA Structure and Function. 9. From DNA to Protein. 10. Controls Over Genes. 11. How Cells Reproduce. 12. Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction. 13. Observing Patterns in Inherited Traits. 14. Chromosomes and Human Inheritance. 15. Studying and Manipulating Genomes. APPENDICES. A1. Classification System. A2. How to Read a Journal Article. A3. Answers to Self-Quizzes and Genetics Problems. A4. Units of Measure. GLOSSARY.

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