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Biology

Author: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece
Publisher: San Francisco : Pearson Benjamin Cummings, ©2009 2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : Spanish : Eighth edition
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece
ISBN: 9780805368444 0805368442
OCLC Number: 1089561089
Description: xlvi, 1267 páginas : ilustraciones a color, mapas a color ; 29 cm.
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 energy --
10. Photosynthesis --
11. Cell communication --
12. The cell cycle --
Unit Three. Genetics --
13. Meiosis and sexual life cycles --
14. Mendel and the gene idea --
15. The chromosomal basis of inheritance --
16. The molecular basis of inheritance --
17. From gene to protein --
18. Regulation of gene expression --
19. Viruses --
20. Biotechnology --
21. Genomes and their evolution --
Unit Four. Mechanisms of evolution --
22. Descent with modification: a Darwinian view of life --
23. The evolution of populations --
24. The origin of species --
25. The history of life on earth --
Unit Five. The evolutionary history of biological diversity --
26. Phylogeny and the tree of life --
27. Bacteria and Archaea --
28. Protists --
29. Plant diversity I: How plants colonized land --
30. Plant diversity II: The evolution of seed plants --
31. Fungi --
32. An introduction to animal diversity --
33. Invertebrates --
34. Vertebrates --
Unit Six. Plant form and function --
35. Plant structure, growth, and development --
36. Resources acquisition and transport in vascular plants --
37. Soil and plant nutrition --
38. Angiosperm reproduction and biotechnology --
39. Plant responses to internal and external signals --
Unit Seven. Animal form and function --
40. Basic principles of animal form and function --
41. Animal nutrition --
42. Circulation and gas exchange --
43. The immune system --
44. Osmoregulation and excretion --
45. Hormones and the ebdocrine system --
46. Animal reproduction --
47. Animal development --
48. Neurons, synapses, and signaling --
49. Nervous systems --
50. Sensory and motor mechanisms --
51. Animal behavior --
Unit Eight. Ecology --
52. An introduction to ecology and the biosphere --
53. Population ecology --
54. Community ecology --
55. Ecosystems --
56. Conservation biology and restoration ecology --
Appendix A. Answers --
Appendix B. Periodic Table of the Elements --
Appendix C. The Metric System --
Appendix D. A Comparison of the Light Microscope and the Electron Microscope --
Appendix E. Classification of life.
Responsibility: Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece.

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