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Animal structure and function

Author: Cecie Starr; Ralph Taggart
Publisher: Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole a division of Thomson Learning, Inc., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text includes coverage of animal tissues, homeostasis, anatomy and physiology of all major organ systems, and many human applications. A customized table of contents is also included.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecie Starr; Ralph Taggart
ISBN: 053437946X 9780534379469
OCLC Number: 46378856
Notes: Originally published as unit VI, chapters 33-45 in: Biology: the unity and diversity of life. 7th ed.
Includes index, glossary and appendix.
Description: viii, pages [559]-810, [44] : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Concepts and Methods In Biology --
I. Principles of Cellular Life --
2. Chemical Foundations for Cells --
3. Carbon Compounds In Cells --
4. Cell Structure and Function --
5. A Closer Look at Cell Membranes --
6. Ground Rules of Metabolism --
7. How Cells Acquire Energy --
8. How Cells Release Stored Energy --
II. Principles of Inheritance --
9. Cell Division and Mitosis --
10. Meiosis --
11. Observable Patterns of Inheritance --
12. Human Genetics --
13. DNA Structure and Function --
14. From DNA to Proteins --
15. Controls Over Genes --
16. Recombinant DNA and Genetic Engineering --
III. Principles of Evolution --
17. Microevolution --
18. Speciation --
19. The Macroevolutionary Puzzle --
20. The Origin and Evolution of Life --
IV. Evolution and Biodiversity --
21. Prokaryotes and Viruses --
22. Protistans --
23. Plants --
24. Fungi --
25. Animals: The Invertebrates --
26. Animals: The Vertebrates --
27. Biodiversity in Perspective --
Principles of Anatomy and Physiology --
28. How Plants and Animals Work --
V. Plant Structure and Function --
29. Plant Tissues --
30. Plant Nutrition and Transport --
31. Plant Reproduction --
32. Plant Growth and Development --
VI. Animal Structure and Function --
33. Animal Tissues and Organ Systems --
34. Integration and Control: Nervous Systems --
35. Sensory Reception --
36. Integration and Control: Endocrine Systems --
37. Protection, Support, and Movement --
38. Circulation --
39. Immunity --
40. Respiration --
41. Digestion and Human Nutrition --
42. The Internal Environment --
43. Principles of Reproduction and Development --
44. Human Reproduction and Development --
VII. Ecology and Behavior --
45. Population Ecology --
46. Social Interactions --
47. Community Interactions --
48. Ecosystems --
49. The Biosphere --
50. Perspective on Humans and the Biosphere --
Appendix I. Classification System --
Appendix II. Units of Measure --
Appendix III. Answers to Self-Quizzes --
A Glossary of Biological Terms --
Applications Index.
Responsibility: Cecie Starr, Ralph Taggart.

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