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Campbell biology

Author: Jane B Reece; Neil A Campbell
Publisher: Boston : Benjamin Cummings : Imprint of Pearson, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Tenth editionView all editions and formats
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Campbell Biology is the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology. The text's hallmark values - accuracy, currency, and passion for teaching and learning - have made it the most successful college introductory biology book for eight consecutive editions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane B Reece; Neil A Campbell
ISBN: 9780321775658 0321775651
OCLC Number: 890234523
Notes: Previous edition: Campbell biology, 9th edition, c2011.
Description: xlvi, 1263, [155] pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Themes in the study of life. --
Unit 1. The chemistry of life. --
2. The chemical context of life. --
3. Water and life. --
4. Carbon and the molecular diversity of life. --
5. The structure and function of large biological molecules. --
Unit 2. The cell. --
6. A tour of the cell. --
7. Membrane structure and function. --
8. An introduction to metabolism. --
9. Cellular respiration and fermentation. --
10. Photosynthesis. --
11. Cell communication. --
12. The cell cycle. --
Unit 3. 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. Gene expression: from gene to protein. --
18. Regulation of gene expression. --
19. Viruses. --
20. DNA tools and biotechnology. --
21. Genomes and their evolution. --
Unit 4. 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 5. The evolutionary history of biological diversity --
26. Phylogeny and the tree of life --
27. Bacteria and archaea --
28. Protists. --
29. Plant diversity 1: How plants colonized land. --
30. Plant diversity 2: The evolution of seed plants --
31. Fungi. --
32. An overview of animal diversity --
33. An introduction to invertebrates --
34. The origin and evolution of vertebrates --
Unit 6. Plant form and function. --
35. Plant structure, growth, and development --
36. Resource 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 7. 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 endocrine system. --
46. Animal reproduction --
47. Animal development. --
48. Neurons, synapses, and signaling. --
49. Nervous systems. --
50. Sensory and motor mechanisms. --
51. Animal behavior --
Unit 8. Ecology. --
52. An introduction to ecology and the biosphere. --
53. Population ecology. --
54. Community ecology. --
55. Ecosystems and restoration ecology. --
56. Conservation biology and global change.
Other Titles: Biology
Responsibility: Jane B. Reece ... [and five others].

Abstract:

Campbell Biology is the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology. The text's hallmark values - accuracy, currency, and passion for teaching and learning - have made it the most successful college introductory biology book for eight consecutive editions.

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