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The Benjamin/Cummings, Sep 30, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 745 pages

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Contents

Themes in the Study of Life
1
UNIT ONE The Chemistry of Life Chapter 2 Atoms Molecules and Chemical Bonds
12
Water and the Fitness of the Environment
22
Carbon and Molecular Diversity
35
Form and Function
46
An Introduction to Metabolism
52
UNIT TWO The Cell Chapter 7 A Tour of the Cell
63
Membrane Structure and Function
84
Plants and the Colonization of Land
400
Fungi
415
Invertebrates and the Origin of Animal Diversity
424
The Vertebrate Genealogy
450
Plant Structure and Growth
476
Transport in Plants
489
Plant Nutrition
500
Plant Reproduction and Development
509

Harvesting Chemical Energy
98
Photosynthesis
121
The Reproduction of Cells
140
UNIT THREE The Gene Chapter 12 Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
153
Mendel and the Gene Idea
164
The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
185
The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
200
From Gene To Protein
212
The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria
233
Genome Organization and Expression in Eukaryotes
261
DNA Technology
276
A Darwinian View of Life
298
How Populations Evolve
314
The Origin of the Species
335
Macroevolution the Fossil Record and Systematics
351
UNIT FIVE The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity Chapter 24 Early Earth and the Origin of Life
371
Prokaryotes and the Origins of Metabolic Diversity
376
Protists and the Origin of Eukaryotes
388
Control Systems in Plants
523
Form and Function Chapter 36 An Introduction to Animal Structure and Function
534
Animal Nutrition
540
Circulation and Gas Exchange
549
The Bodys Defenses
564
Controlling the Internal Environment
583
Chemical Signals in Animals
601
Animal Reproduction
612
Animal Development
626
Nervous Systems
640
Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
656
Distribution and Adaptations of Organisms
668
Population Ecology
688
Community Ecology
700
Ecosystems
713
Behavior
727
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