Biology / Sylvia S. Mader, Michael Windelspecht, Appalachian State University ; with contributions by Jason Carlson, David Cox, Gretel Guest, Jeffrey Isaacson
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Twelfth edition, AP edition.
Description
xviii, 922 pages, 81 variously numbered pages ; 29 cm
Note
Includes index.
Course #806-114
Provided by Innovation grant 'Textbook Relief'
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Contents
Ch.1 A View of Life
1.1 The Characteristics of Life -- 1.2 Evolution and the Classification of Life -- 1.3 The Process of Science -- 1.4 Challenges Facing Science
Unit 1: The Cell
Ch.2 Basic Chemistry
2.1 Chemical Elements -- 2.2 Molecules and Compounds -- 2.3 Chemistry of Water -- 2.4 Acids and Bases
Ch.3 The Chemistry of Organic Molecules
3.1 Organic Molecules -- 3.2 Carbohydrates -- 3.3 Lipids -- 3.4 Proteins -- 3.5 Nucleic Acids
Ch.4 Cell Structure and Function
4.1 Cellular Structure and Function -- 4.2 Prokaryotic Cells -- 4.3 Introduction to Eukaryotic Cells -- 4.4 The Nucleus and Ribosomes -- 4.5 The Endomembrane System -- 4.6 Microbodies and Vacuoles -- 4.7 The Enegery-Related Organelles -- 4.8 The Cytoskeleton
Ch.5 Membrane Structure and Function
5.1 Plasma Membrane Structure and Function -- 5.2 Passive Transport Across a Membrane -- 5.3 Active Transport Across a Membrane -- 5.4 Modification of Cell Surfaces
Ch.6 Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes
6.1 Cells and the Flow of Energy -- 6.2 Metabolic Reactions and Energy Transformations -- 6.3 Metabolic Pathways and Enzymes -- 6.4 Oxidation-Reduction Reactions and Metabolism
Ch.7 Photosynthesis
7.1 Photosynthetic Organisms -- 7.2 The Process of Photosynthesis -- 7.3 Plants Convert Solar Energy -- 7.4 Plants Fix Carbon Dioxide -- 7.5 Other Types of Photosynthesis
Ch.8 Cellular Respiration
8.1 Overview of Cellular Respiration -- 8.2 Outside the Mitochondria: Glycolysis -- 8.3 Outside the Mitchondria: Fermentation -- 8.4 Inside the Mitochondria -- 8.5 Metabolism
Unit 2: Genetics Basis of Life
Ch.9 The Cell Cycle and Cellular Reproduction
9.1 The Cell Cycle -- 9.2 The Eukaryotic Chromosome -- 9.3 Mitosis and Cytokinesis -- 9.4 The Cell Cycle and Cancer -- 9.5 Prokaryotic Cell Division
Ch.10 Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction
10.1 Overview of Meiosis -- 10.2 Genetic Variation -- 10.3 The Phases of Meiosis -- 10.4 Meiosis Compared to Mitosis -- 10.5 The Cycle of Life -- 10.6 Changes in Chromosome Number and Structure
Ch.11 Mendelian Patterns of Inheritance
11.1 Gregor Mendel -- 11.2 Mendel's Laws -- 11.3 Mendelian Patterns of Inheritance and Human Disease -- 11.4 Beyond Mendelian Inheritance
Ch.12 Molecular Biology of the Gene
12.1 The Genetic Material -- 12.2 Replication of DNA -- 12.3 The Genetic Code of Life -- 12.4 First Step: Transcription -- 12.5 Second Step: Translation
Ch.13 Regulation of Gene Expression
13.1 Prokaryotic Regulation -- 13.2 Eukaryotic Regulation -- 13.3 Gene Mutations
Ch.14 Biotechnology and Genomics
14.1 DNA Cloning -- 14.2 Biotechnology Products -- 14.3 Gene Therapy -- 14.4 Genomics
Unit 3: Evolution
Ch.15 Darwin and Evolution
15.1 History of Evolutionary Thought -- 15.2 Darwin's Theory of Evolution -- 15.3 Evidence for Evolution
Ch.16 How Populations Evolve
16.1 Genes, Populations, and Evolution -- 16.2 Natural Selection -- 16.3 Maintenance of Diversity
Ch.17 Speciation and Macroevolution
17.1 How New Species Evolve -- 17.2 Modes of Speciation -- 17.3 Principles of Macroevolution
Ch.18 Origin and History of Life
18.1 Origin of Life -- 18.2 History of Life -- 18.3 Geological Factors That Influence Evolution
Ch.19 Taxonomy, Systematics, and Phylogeny
19.1 Systemic Biology -- 19.2 The Three-Domain System -- 19.3 Phylogeny
Unit 4: Microbiology and Evolution
Ch.20 Viruses, Bacteria, and Archaea
20.1 Viruses, Viroids, and Prions -- 20.2 The Prokaryotes -- 20.3 The Bacteria -- 20.4 The Archaea
Ch.21 Protist Evolution and Diversity
21.1 General Biology of Protists --- 21.2 Supergroup Archaplastida -- 21.3 Supergroup Chromalveolata -- 21.4 Supergroup Excavata -- 21.5 Supergroups Amoebozoa, Opisthokonta, and Rhizaria
Ch.22 Fungi Evolution and Diversity
22.1 Evolution and Characteristics of Fungi -- 22.2 Diversity of Fungi -- 22.3 Symbiotic Relationship of Fungi
Unit 5: Plant Evolution and Biology
Ch.23 Plant Evolution and Diversity
23.1 Ancestry and Features of Land Plants -- 23.2 Evolution of Bryophytes: Colonization of Land -- 23.3 Evolution of Lycophytes: Vascular Tissue -- 23.4 Evolution of Pteridophytes: Megaphylls -- 23.5 Evolution of Seed Plants: Full Adaptation to Land
Ch.24 Flowering Plants: Structure and Organization
24.1 Cells and Tissues of Flowering Plants -- 24.2 Organs of Flowering Plants -- 24.3 Organization and Diversity of Roots -- 24.4 Organization and Diversity of Stems -- 24.5 Organization and Diversity of Leaves
Ch.25 Flowering Plants: Nutrition and Transport
25.1 Plant Nutrition and Soil -- 25.2 Water and Mineral Uptake -- 25.3 Transport Mechanisms in Plants
Ch.26 Flowering Plants: Control of Growth Responses
26.1 Plant Hormones -- 26.2 Plant Growth and Movement Responses -- 26.3 Plant Responses to Phytochrome
Ch.27 Flowering Plants: Reproduction
27.1 Sexual Reproduction Strategies -- 27.2 Seed Development -- 27.3 Fruit Types and Seed Dispersal -- 27.4 Asexual Reproductive Strategies
Unit 6: Animal Evolution and Diversity
Ch.28 Invertebrate Evolution
28.1 Evolution of Animals -- 28.2 The Simplest Invertebrates -- 28.3 Diversity Among the Lophotrochozoans -- 28.4 Diversity of the Ecdysozoans -- 28.5 Invertebrate Deuterostomes
Ch.29 Vertebrate Evolution
29.1 The Chordates -- 29.2 The Vertebrates -- 29.3 The Fishes -- 29.4 The Amphibians -- 29.5 The Reptiles -- 29.6 The Mammals
Ch.30 Human Evolution
30.1 Evolution of Primates -- 30.2 Evolution of Humanlike Hominins -- 30.3 Evolution of Early Genus Homo -- 30.4 Evolution of Later Genus Homo
Unit 7: Comparative Animal Biology
Ch.31 Animal Organization and Homeostasis
31.1 Types of Tissues -- 31.2 Organs, Organ Systems, and Body Cavities -- 31.3 The Integumentary System -- 31.4 Homeostasis
Ch.32 Circulation and Cardiovascular Systems
32.1 Transport in Invertabrates -- 32.2 Transport in Vertebrates -- 32.3 The Human Cardiovascular System -- 32.4 Blood
Ch.33 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
33.1 Evolution of Immune Systems -- 33.2 The Lymphatic System -- 33.3 Innate Immune Defenses -- 33.4 Adaptive Immune Defenses -- 33.5 Immune System Disorders and Adverse Reactions
Ch.34 Digestive Systems and Nutrition
34.1 Digestive Tracts -- 34.2 The Human Digestive System -- 34.3 Digestive Enzymes -- 34.5 Nutrition and Human Health
Ch.35 Respiratory Systems
35.1 Gas-Exchange Surfaces -- 35.2 Breathing and Transport of Gases -- 35.3 Respiration and Human Health
Ch.36 Body Fluid Regulation and Excretory Systems
36.1 Animal Excretory Systems -- 36.2 The Human Urinary System
Ch.37 Neurons and Nervous Systems
37.1 Evolution of the Nervous System -- 37.2 Nervous Tissue -- 37.3 The Central Nervous System -- 37.4 The Peripheral Nervous System
Ch.38 Sense Organs
38.1 Sensory Receptors -- 38.2 Chemical Senses -- 38.3 Sense of Vision -- 38.4 Senses of Hearing and Balance -- 38.5 Somatic Senses
Ch.39 Locomotion and Support System
39.1 Diversity of Skeletons -- 39.2 The Human Skeletal System -- 39.3 The Muscular System
Ch.40 Hormones and Endocrine Systems
40.1 Animal Hormones -- 40.2 Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland -- 40.3 Other Endocrine Glands and Hormones
Ch.41 Reproductive Systems
41.1 How Animals Reproduce -- 41.2 Human Male Reproductive System -- 41.3 Human Female Reproduction System -- 41.4 Control of Human Reproduction -- 41.5 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Ch.42 Animal Development
42.1 Early Developmental Stages -- 42.2 Developmental Processes -- 42.3 Human Embryonic and Fetal Development -- 42.4 The Aging Process
Unit 8: Behavior and Ecology
Ch.43 Behavioral Ecology
43.1 Inheritance Influences Behavior -- 43.2 The Environment Influence Behavior -- 43.3 Animal Communication -- 43.4 Behaviors That Increase Fitness
Ch.44 Population Ecology
44.1 Scope of Ecology -- 44.2 Demographics of Populations -- 44.3 Populations Growth Models -- 44.4 Regulation of Population Size -- 44.5 Life History Patterns -- 44.6 Human Population Growth
Ch.45 Community and Ecosystem Ecology
45.1 Ecology of Communities -- 45.2 Community Development -- 45.3 Dynamics of an Ecosystem
Ch.46 Major Ecosystems of the Biosphere
46.1 Climate and the Biosphere -- 46.2 Terrestrial Ecosystems -- 46.3 Aquatic Ecosystems
Ch.47 Conservation of Biodiversity
47.1 Conversation Biology and Biodiversity -- 47.2 Value of Biodiversity -- 47.3 Causes of Extinction -- 47.4 Conservation Techniques
Summary
292.00 SCN (99-SCN-9)
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Windelspecht, Michael, 1963- author.
Carlson, Jason, contributor.
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