Life, Vol. II: Evolution, Diversity and Ecology: (Chs. 1, 21-33, 52-57)

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Macmillan, Dec 1, 2006 - Science - 389 pages
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This text aims to establish biology as a discipline, not just a collection of facts. 'Life' develops students' understanding of biological processes with scholarship, a smooth narrative, experimental contexts, art and effective pedagogy.
  

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Contents

Part One The Science and Building Blocks of Life
2
Membranes? 114
5
The Genome in Action
17
34
478
The Mechanisms of Evolution
486
Evolutionary change can be measured
491
22A How Is Genetic Variation Main
501
A How Do Enzymes Work? 128
507
Primates?
737
Form and Function
744
Temperate deciduous forests change
1120
Tropical evergreen forests are species
1127
53
1137
Behavior and Behavioral Ecology
1140
18A What Is the Humoral Immune
1144
Population Ecology
1166

Species and Their Formation
508
46
513
23A Why Do Rates of Speciation
518
The Evolution of Genes and Genomes
524
Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
544
Part Six The Evolution of Diversity
560
Z What Are the Characteristics
561
26A How Can We Determine
569
The plant cell wall is an extracellular
573
The Euryarchaeota live in many surpris
577
The Origin and Diversification of the Eukaryotes
582
L Expression and Natural
587
Reproduction
593
Red algae have a distinctive accessory
601
43
604
White blood cells play many defensive
605
Flowering Plants 818
612
The relationship between gnetophytes
635
Angiosperms produce fruits
643
5
645
Recyclers
650
How Does Fertilization Activate
674
52
683
32
690
32A Why Do Arthropods Dominate
705
33
716
7
723
How Did Vertebrates Colonize
728
tion sites 101
1172
How Can We Manage
1180
Community Ecology
1184
Ecosystems and Global Ecology
1204
Oceans receive materials from the land
1206
Cells of the phloem translocate carbo
1219
The Chemistry of Life 20
1224
Conservation Biology
1226
57A What Strategies Do Conservation
1235
The Tree of Life
1246
Some Measurements
1252
Glossary
G-9
How Does Gastrulation Generate
G-12
BA How Is Gene Expression
G-28
Answers to SelfQuizzes
G-35
Index
1-1
How Do Organs and Organ
1-5
How Is the Circulatory System
1-9
10
1-10
Gas Exchange
1-12
Recombinant DNA
1-16
44
1-22
11
1-24
8
1-25
How Do Neurons Communicate
1-34
51
1-40
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- William K. Purves ist emeritierter Dozent des Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Kalifornien - David Sadava unterrichtet an den Claremont Colleges in Kalifornien - Gordon H. Orians ist Emeritus der University of Washington in Seattle, Washington - H. Craig Heller ist Dozent an der Stanford University in Kalifornien - JA1/4rgen Markl, Zoologisches Institut der UniversitAt Mainz, ist deutscher Bearbeiter und Herausgeber des Purves

Orians is Professor of Zoology and Director of the Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Washington.

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