ISBN-10:
0130799904
ISBN-13:
9780130799906
Pub. Date:
07/20/1998
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Explorations in Basic Biology: A Guide to the Natural World / Edition 8

Explorations in Basic Biology: A Guide to the Natural World / Edition 8

by Stanley E. Gunstream

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ISBN-13: 9780130799906
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 07/20/1998
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 481
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.71(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

I. FUNDAMENTALS.

1. Orientation.
2. The Microscope.

II. CELL BIOLOGY.

3. The Cell.
4. Chemical Aspects.
5. Diffusion and Osmosis.
6. Enzymes.
7. Photosynthesis.
8. Cellular Respiration.
9. Cell Division.

III. DIVERSITY OF ORGANISMS.

10. Monerans and Protists.
11. Fungi.
12. Green, Brown, and Red Algae.
13. Terrestrial Plants.
14. Simple Animals.
15. Mollusks, Segmented Worms, and Arthropods.
16. Echinoderms and Chordates.

IV. ANIMAL BIOLOGY.

17. Dissection of the Frog.
18. Dissection of the Fetal Pig.
19. Blood and Circulation.
20. Gas Exchange.
21. Digestion.
22. Excretion.
23. Neural Control.
24. Sensory Perception in Humans.
25. Chemical Control in Animals.
26. The Skeletal System.
27. Muscles and Movement.
28. Reproduction in Vertebrates.
29. Fertilization and Development.
30. Early Embryology of the Chick.

V. PLANT BIOLOGY.

31. Structure of Flowering Plants.
32. Transport in Plants.
33. Chemical Control in Plants.

VI. HEREDITY AND EVOLUTION.

34. Heredity.
35. Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics.
36. DNA Fingerprinting.
37. Evolution.
38. Evolutionary Mechanisms.

VII. ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR.

39. Ecological Relationships.
40. Population Growth.
41. Animal Behavior.

VIII. LABORATORY REPORTS.

Appendix A. Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words.
Appendix B. Common Metric Units and Temperature Conversions.
Appendix C. Oil-Immersion Technique.
Appendix D. The Classification of Organisms.

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