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

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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

Studying Life 2
444
The Science and Building Blocks of life
446
consists of subunits 46
447
The History of Life
453
Multicellularity arose and cells became
454
Partſive in The Patterns and Processes of Evolution
464
The Mechanisms of Evolution
486
Result in Adaptation?
497
Cell Signaling
1
Tropical evergreen forests are species
5
Regions of the telencephalon interact
How Does Fertilization Activate
Animals must find their way around
6
Population Ecology
5k k How Do Spatially Variable
What Factors Influence

Species and Their Formation
508
The Evolution of Genes and Genomes
524
What Are the Mechanisms
530
Energy Enzymes
532
How Does Information Flow from
536
Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
542
The Evolution of Diversity
562
Metabolism 118
567
Mutations are a major source
571
Biological Energy Transforma
574
The Euryarchaeota live in many surpris
577
The Origin and Diversification of the Eukaryotes
582
Red algae have a distinctive accessory
601
Vascular tissues transport water and dis
617
Water and sugar transport mechanisms
623
The relationship between gnetophytes
635
Angiosperms produce fruits
643
Recyclers
650
Reproduction
659
Animal Origins and
670
Protostome Animals
690
Phoronids and brachiopods
697
Deuterostome Animals
716
k How Did Wertebrates Colonize
728
Chemical reactions release or consume
733
Primates?
737
Formand Function
744
Formand Function
1
How Can We Manage
6
k How Do Disturbances Affect
5
Ecology 1204
How Do Meristems Build
7
Degraded ecosystems can be restored
2
The Tree of Life 1246
13
Transport in Plants
G-3
Animal Hormones 874
G-4
Glossary
G-9
How Does Gastrulation Generate
G-12
Energy
G-19
lšl How Do Muscles Contract? 1005
G-24
Answers to SelfQuizzes
C-1
Macromolecules and
C-5
Animal Reproduction 896
How Do Organs and Organ
What Features of Cells Make
Neurons and Nervous
From Genes to Organisms 920
What Are the Characteristics
Will defining the genes required for cel
Action potentials can jump along axons
Community Ecology 1184
Animal Reproduction
Salt and Water Balance
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