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

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Macmillan, 2006 - Science - 389 pages
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THE NEXT GREAT CHAPTER IN THE STORY OF LIFEThe science of biology evolves. The science classroom and lab evolve. In this edition, as
always, "Life: The Science of Biology" evolves with them, in innovative, authoritative, and
captivating ways.
From the first edition to the present, "Life" has set the standard for being the most balanced experimentally-based introductory biology text. "Life" has always presented how we know (the process of science through experiments) as well as what we know (facts derived from these experiments). The new edition builds on this legacy, again teaching fundamental concepts and the latest developments by taking students step by step through the research that revealed them. To achieve this, all of the Ninth Edition s innovations new authorship, new and reororganized chapters, new experimental content, enhanced features, reinvisioned art, and new media tools are focused on giving students and instructors the best tools for bringing the best of biological research and applications into the introductory majors biology course.
Also avalable, Volume Splits: paperbound in full color Volume I: The Cell and Heredity (Chapters 1-20)
Volume II: Evolution, Diversity and Ecology (Chapters 1, 21-33, 54-59)
Volume III: Plants and Animals (Chapters 1, 34-53)
A GREENER LIFEAnother first, the new edition of "Life" is printed on paper earning the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) label, the gold standard in green paper products. "Life "paper includes 10% pre-consumer waste, 10% post-consumer waste, and is manufactured from wood from well-managed sustainable forests. Additionally, "Life s" green initiatives include:
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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

Gordon H. Orians lives in Seattle, where he is professor emeritus of biology at the University of Washington. He is the author or editor of several books, including, most recently, "Red-Winged Blackbirds: Decision-making and Reproductive Success "and" Life: The Science of Biology".

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