Life: The Science of Biology: Volume II: Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology

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This is an authoritative introductory text that presents biological concepts through the research that revealed them. "Life" covers the full range of topics with an integrated experimental focus that flows naturally from the narrative.
 

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Contents

An Evolutionary Framework for Biology
1
material 215
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The Genetic Basis of Antibody Diversity 381
3
Detecting Stimuli that Distort
5
Part Two INFORMATION AND HEREDITY
6
Evolution and Development 430
9
Properties of Molecules 30
14
Evolutionary Processes
16
Spiral Cleavage and Wormlike
633
Segmented External
644
Arthropods with Two Body Regions
650
Pentaradial Symmetry
656
What is our duty to nature? by Holmes
681
Part Q The Biology of Flowering Plants
682
53
1025
Membranes Are Not Simply Barriers 102
1031

Major Patterns in the History of Life on Earth
449
17
454
Rates of Evolutionary Change within Lineages
455
The Mechanisms of Evolution Species and Their Formation
460
Charles Darwins Theory of Evolution
461
The Mutant
463
WaterInsoluble Molecules 50
473
Assessing the Costs of Adaptations
474
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480
Species and Their Formation
481
What Are Species?
482
Mutations and Human Diseases 344
483
All Life from Life 57
484
The Stress Hormone 743
489
Incomplete Reproductive
490
Physiological Regulation and Homeostasis 785
493
Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
496
O T Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
497
Biological Classification and Evolutionary
503
Molecular and Genomic Evolution
510
The Structure of DNA 217
512
Proteins Acquire New Functions
516
Control of Transcription in Viruses 273
519
DNA Proofreading and Repair 227
522
How has Darwins theory of natural
523
Part Five THE EVOLUTION
524
Prokaryotic Cells 65
527
Prokaryotes in Their Environments
531
Light and Photoreceptors 744
536
The Archaea
539
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546
Many protists contain endosymbionts
548
Stramenopiles
556
Q Reproduction
557
A History of Endosymbiosis
563
Endocytosis and Exocytosis 100
565
+SS Flowering Plants 749
572
Liverworts Hornworts
574
The Surviving Nonseed Tracheophytes
583
Part J The Evolution of Diversity
588
Flowering Plants
593
31
603
Many Ways to Reproduce 749
607
basidium
612
Part Three DEVELOPMENT
619
The Human Reproductive System 829
620
Complete Guts and Tentacles
627
54
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Variations in Species Ranges
1048
55
1055
42
1065
56
1067
Ecology and Biogeography
1074
Aquatic Biogeography
1088
Conservation Biology 7094
1094
Habitat Restoration and Species Recovery 1 1 02
1102
Earths System Has Four Compartments
1108
The Sulfur Cycle
1116
The Processes of Development 391
1117
Some Measurements Used in Biology
1127
Generating and Conducting Nerve
G-1
Biological Catalysts 113
G-4
Repetitive Sequences in the Eukaryotic Genome 283
G-7
Uptake and Movement of Water and Solutes 702
G-8
Part Six THE BIOLOGY OF FLOWERING PLANTS
G-11
52
G-13
Adaptations for Respiratory Gas Exchange 925
G-19
Harvest Chemical Energy 125
G-22
Plant Tissues and Tissue Systems 690
G-25
Eukaryotic Chromosomes 169
G-26
Answers to SelfQuizzes
G-29
3
C-1
Index
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Animal Defense Systems 365
1-2
Hormones and Behavior 1007
1-3
Cell Death 184
1-5
T Cell Signaling and Communication
1-7
Nonspecific Defenses 367
1-10
DNADirected RNA Synthesis 237
1-11
Nutrition Digestion
1-13
Gene Interactions 200
1-15
Nitrogen Fixation 722
1-19
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1-21
Muscle Contraction 904
1-24
PlantPathogen Interactions 765
1-26
Identifying Photosynthetic Reactants
1-27
The Genetic Material 213
1-30
The products of the roots primary meristems become root
1-34
Structure and Function of the Vertebrate Gut 971
1-35
Giant Polymers
1-37
Communication 1012
1-38
Development Begins with Fertilization 409
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