ISBN-10:
0028263472
ISBN-13:
9780028263472
Pub. Date:
01/01/1998
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Biology : Living Systems / Edition 1

Biology : Living Systems / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780028263472
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE The Nature of Biology 2(52)
Biology---The Science of Life
4(26)
Rowdy Newcomers in the Great Lakes
6(7)
Community Misfits
13(6)
Now That They're Here
19(11)
Biology as a Science
30(22)
Methods of Science
32(12)
Tools of the Trade
44(8)
UNIT TWO Energy and the Cell 52(114)
Matter and Energy
54(34)
Matter and Its Combinations
56(14)
Biological Chemistry
70(8)
Energy and Reactions
78(10)
The Cell and Its Environment
88(28)
Membrane Structure
90(7)
Membrane Function
97(19)
Inside the Cell
116(26)
Structure of Cells
118(7)
Functions and Interactions of Cell Parts
125(17)
The Flow of Energy
142(24)
Energy for Cells
144(8)
Photosynthesis
152(14)
UNIT THREE The Continuation of Life 166(136)
Cellular Reproduction
168(28)
Life from Life---Cells from Cells
170(12)
Production of Reproductive Cells
182(14)
Heredity
196(28)
Principles of Genetics
198(9)
Solving Genetics Problems
207(5)
The Chromosome Theory of Heredity
212(12)
Chemistry of the Gene
224(24)
Structure of DNA
226(11)
The Role of DNA
237(11)
From Genes to Proteins
248(28)
Polypeptide Synthesis
250(11)
Sources of Variation
261(15)
Human Genetics
276(26)
Human Genetic Disorders
278(12)
Prevention and a Possible Means of Cure
290(12)
UNIT FOUR Evolutionary Relationships 302(178)
Evolution
304(30)
Evidence for Evolution
306(10)
Darwin's Explanation
316(8)
Origin of Life
324(10)
Adaptation and Speciation
334(30)
Adaptation
336(6)
Origins of Species
342(10)
Human Evolution
352(12)
Classification
364(24)
The Concept of Classification
366(10)
A System of Classification
376(12)
UNIT FOUR
Viruses and Microorganisms
388(32)
Viruses
390(5)
Kingdom Monera
395(6)
Kingdom Protista
401(9)
Kingdom Fungi
410(10)
Plant Adaptations
420(28)
From Water to Land
422(9)
Vascular Plants
431(17)
Animal Adaptations
448(32)
Invertebrates
450(6)
Divergence of Animal Phyla
456(7)
Echinoderms and Chordates
463(17)
UNIT FIVE Life Functions of Organisms 480(188)
Reproduction
482(28)
Asexual Reproduction
484(4)
Sexual Reproduction
488(9)
Sexual Reproduction in Animals
497(13)
Development
510(32)
Early Stages of Development
512(13)
Patterns of Animal Development
525(17)
Nutrition and Digestion
542(34)
Patterns of Nutrition and Digestion
544(6)
Digestion in Animals
550(7)
Nutrition and Digestion in Humans
557(19)
UNIT FIVE
Transport
576(34)
Nutrient Transport in Plants
578(11)
Transport in Animals
589(12)
The Blood
601(9)
Gas Exchange and Excretion
610(28)
Gas Exchange
612(11)
Excretion and Maintenance of Osmotic Balance
623(15)
Immune System
638(30)
Bacterial and Viral Agents of Disease
640(4)
Defending Against Pathogens
644(13)
Immunity and Prevention of Disease
657(11)
UNIT SIX Controlling Living Systems 668(88)
Chemical Control
670(28)
Chemical Control in Plants
672(8)
Chemical Control in Animals
680(18)
Nervous Control
698(30)
Conduction of Impulses
700(10)
Nervous Systems
710(18)
Movement
728(28)
Skeletal Systems
730(8)
Effectors and Their Actions
738(18)
UNIT SEVEN Interactions in the Environment 756(118)
Population Biology
758(26)
Growth of Populations
760(7)
Regulation of Population Size
767(17)
Ecosystems
784(28)
Interactions Among Organisms
786(9)
Abiotic Factors of the Environment
795(17)
Origin and Distribution of Communities
812(30)
Ecological Succession
814(7)
Biomes
821(21)
Humans and the Environment
842(32)
The Pesticide Dilemma
844(7)
Pollution of Air and Water
851(13)
Conservation of Resources
864(10)
Skill Handbook 874(17)
Organizing Information
876(6)
Thinking Critically
882(5)
Practicing Scientific Methods
887(4)
Appendices 891(41)
Appendix A Classification of Organisms
892(18)
Appendix B Plant Life Cycles
910(3)
Appendix C Cell Chemistry
913(7)
Appendix D Expression of Genotype
920(2)
Appendix E Origin of Science Words
922(4)
Appendix F Periodic Table
926(2)
Appendix G SI Measurement
928(1)
Appendix H Care and Use of a Microscope
929(1)
Appendix I Safety in the Laboratory
930(2)
Glossary 932(15)
Index 947

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