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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Eldon D Enger
|ISBN:||0697136442 9780697136442 0697136450 9780697136459 0697283569 9780697283566|
|Description:||xix, 460 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||What is biology? --
Cells, anatomy and action: simple things of life; organic chemistry-the chemistry of life; cell structure and function; enzymes; biochemical pathways; DNA-RNA, the molecular basis of heredity --
Cell division and heredity: mitosis-the cell-copying process; meiosis-sex-cell formation; Mendelian genetics; population genetics --
Evolution and ecology: variation and selection; speciation and evolutionary change; ecosystem organization and energy flow; community interactions; population ecology; behavioral ecology --
Physiological processes: materials exchange in the body; nutrition-food and diet; body's control mechanisms; human reproduction, sex, and sexuality --
Origin and classification of life: origin of life and evolution of cells; classification and evolution of organisms; prokaryotae, protista, and mycetae; plantae; animalia.
|Responsibility:||Eldon D. Enger [and others].|