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Biology. Student ed.

Author: Neil A Campbell
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th ed. AP* ed
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Campbell
ISBN: 9780805368444 0805368442
OCLC Number: 650095287
Notes: Includes CD-ROM in pocket in back.
Target Audience: Grades 9-12.
Contents: 1. INTRODUCTION: Themes in the Study of Life UNIT ONE: THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE 2. The Chemical Context of Life 3. Water and the Fitness of the Environment 4. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life 5. The Structure and Function of Large Biological Molecules UNIT TWO: THE CELL 6. A Tour of the Cell 7. Membrane Structure and Function 8. An Introduction to Metabolism 9. Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy10. Photosynthesis11. Cell Communication12. The Cell Cycle UNIT THREE: GENETICS13. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles14. Mendel and the Gene Idea15. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance16. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance17. From Gene to Protein18. Control of Gene Expression19. Viruses20. Biotechnology21. Genomes and Their Evolution UNIT FOUR: MECHANISMS OF EVOLUTION22. Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life23. The Evolution of Populations24. The Origin of Species25. The History of Life on Earth UNIT FIVE: THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY26. Phylogeny and the Tree of Life27. Bacteria and Archaea28. Protists29. Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land30. Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants31. Fungi32. An Introduction to Animal Diversity33. Invertebrates34. Vertebrates UNIT SIX: PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION35. Plant Structure, Growth, and Development36. Transport in Vascular Plants37. Soil and Plant Nutrition38. Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology39. Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals UNIT SEVEN: ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION40. Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function41. Animal Nutrition42. Circulation and Gas Exchange43. The Immune System44. Osmoregulation and Excretion45. Hormones and the Endocrine System46. Animal Reproduction47. Animal Development48. Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling49. Nervous Systems50. Sensory and Motor Mechanisms51. Animal Behavior UNIT EIGHT: ECOLOGY52. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere53. Population Ecology54. Community Ecology55. Ecosystems56. Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology
Responsibility: Neil A. Campbell [and others].

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