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Author: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece; Lisa Urry; et al
Publisher: San Francisco, CA [etc.] : Pearson/Benjamin Cummings, cop. 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Leermiddelen (vorm)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece; Lisa Urry; et al
ISBN: 080537146X 9780805371468 0321269845 9780321269843 0805371729 9780805371727
OCLC Number: 1149588155
Description: 1 online resource (XL, 1231, [121] p. :)
Contents: 1. Introduction: Exploring 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 Macromolecules. 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. The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria. 19. Eukaryotic Genomes: Organization, Regulation, and Evolution. 20. DNA Technology and Genomics. 21. The Genetic Basis of Development. 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. Phylogeny and Systematics. 26. The Tree of Life: An Introduction to Biological Diversity. UNIT FIVE: THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY. 27. Prokaryotes. 28. The Origins of Eukaryotic Diversity. 29. Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land. 30. Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants. 31. Fungi. 32. An Introduction to Animal Evolution. 33. Invertebrates. 34. Vertebrate Evolution and Diversity. UNIT SIX: PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION. 35. Plant Structure, Growth, and Development 36. Transport in Vascular Plants 37. 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. Regulating the Internal Environment. 45. Chemical Signals in Animals. 46. Animal Reproduction. 47. Animal Development. 48. Nervous Systems. 49. Sensory and Motor Mechanisms. UNIT EIGHT: ECOLOGY. 50. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere. 51. Animal Behavior and Behavioral Ecology. 52. Population Ecology. 53. Community Ecology. 54. Ecosystems. 55. Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology.
Responsibility: Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece ; contributors and advisors Lisa Urry ... [et al.].
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