Life: The Science of Biology

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Authoritative, thorough, and engaging, Life: The Science of Biology achieves an optimal balance of scholarship and teachability, never losing sight of either the science or the student. The first introductory text to present 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. This approach helps to bring the drama of classic and cutting-edge research to the classroom - but always in the context of reinforcing core ideas and the innovative scientific thinking behind them. Students will experience biology not just as a litany of facts or a highlight reel of experiments, but as a rich, coherent discipline.
 

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This books proposes the unscientific theory with such disregard for all logic and reason. First they assume the earth was 6billion years old with no proof, then postulate an imaginary primordial soup, where life supposebly formed violating the law of biogenesis. Then more suppositions and theories are built upon the original fantasies.  

Contents

Contents
1
INFORMATION
6
The Hierarchy of Life
7
33
10
Part One THE CELL
16
Structure and Behavior
17
Their Chemistry and Biology
34
Condensation Reactions
35
The Surviving Nonseed
511
The Evolution of Seed Plants
516
Naked Seeds
518
Recyclers Killers and Plant Partners
529
Animal Origins and Lophotrochozoans
543
The Animal Way of Life
544
Complete Guts
551
Mollusks lost segmentation
559

9
42
Sugars and Sugar
43
Informational
47
The Interactions
53
The Organization of Cells
55
Eukaryotic Cells
59
5
77
Cellular Membranes
79
Specialized Cell Junctions
84
Endocytosis and Exocytosis
90
Energy Enzymes and Metabolism
95
Energy changes are related
96
Cellular Pathways That Harvest Chemical Energy
114
Energy from the Sun
136
Biological Catalysts 102 The coenzyme NAD is a key elec Light comes in packets called
138
To operate some enzymes require The respiratory chain transports butnoNADPH
144
Part Two INFORMATION AND HEREDITY
154
Chromosomes the Cell Cycle and Cell Division
155
A prophase chromosome consists
163
10
174
Mendel and Beyond
176
Mendels laws can be observed
185
Genes on sex chromosomes
195
DNA and Its Role in Heredity
199
The Structure of DNA
202
DMA Replication
206
DNA Proofreading and Repair
212
The genetic code is redundant
224
Genotype toPhenotype
225
Regulation of Translation
230
The Genetics of Viruses and Prokaryotes
239
Reproduction Muta
245
Control of Transcription
254
The Eukaryotic Genome and Its Expression
259
The Structures of ProteinCoding
265
Cell Signaling and Communication
279
Receptors
282
Differential Gene Expression
294
The Role of Polarity in Cell
300
Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology
311
Cloning Genes
314
Molecular Biology and Medicine
331
19
351
Natural Defenses against Disease
353
The Immune
358
The Humoral Immune
362
Part Three EVOLUTIONARY PROCESSES
378
The History of Life on Earth
379
The Mechanisms of Evolution
395
Much genetic variation is main
408
Species and Their Formation
413
How Do New Species Arise?
414
Reconstructing
425
Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
427
Phylogenetic Trees Have Many
431
The Future of Systematics
437
Molecular and Genomic Evolution
438
The Origin of Life on Earth
450
Part Four THE EVOLUTION OF DIVERSITY
458
The Prokaryotic Domains
459
Prokaryotes in Their Environments
466
The Archaea
472
Protists and the Dawn of the Eukarya
476
General Biology of the Protists
480
Stramenopila
487
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498
From Sea to Land
500
Water and sugartransport mecha
506
The Molting Animals
564
The Arthropods and Their
567
Themes in Protostome Evolution
574
Deuterostomate Animals
577
Complex Biradial
579
Part Five THE BIOLOGY OF FLOWERING PLANTS
602
The Plant Body
603
Transport in Plants
620
Plant Nutrition
634
Plant Growth Regulation
646
Ethylene affects stems in several
659
Reproduction in Flowering Plants
665
A Gaseous Hormone That by a biological clock
673
Plant Responses to Environmental Challenges
679
Part Six THE BIOLOGY OF ANIMALS
692
Physiology Homeostasis and Temperature Regulation
693
Animal Hormones
712
Hormonal Control of Molting
715
Mechanisms of Hormone Action
728
Animal Reproduction
732
Sexual Reproduction
734
Human Sexual Behavior
745
Animal Development
752
Producing the Body
759
Initiating
765
Human Pregnancy and Birth
769
Neurons and Nervous Systems
773
Neurons Synapses
785
Sensory Systems
794
Information Processing
797
v feiKJ MMC
801
Structure and Higher Functions
814
What is consciousness?
829
Making Animals Move
831
Skeletal Systems Provide Support
841
Gas Exchange in Animals
849
Mammalian Lungs and
857
O2
863
Circulatory Systems
866
Amphibians have threecham
869
Will you die of cardiovascular dis
878
Plasma is a complex solution
881
Animal Nutrition
886
Energy can be measured in calo
887
Adaptations for Feeding
893
Salt and Water Balance and Nitrogen Excretion
910
Blood is filtered in the glomerulus
916
Control and Regulation of Kidney
921
Animal Behavior
925
Part Seven ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY
946
Behavioral Ecology
947
Females are the choosier sex
952
Population Ecology
959
Changes
962
Can Humans Manage
970
Community Ecology
974
Seeking and Using
976
In amensalism and commensal
983
Ecosystems
991
Some ecosystems are not powered
998
Biogeography
1007
Boreal forests are dominated
1017
Tropical deciduous forests occur
1024
Conservation Biology
1030
Illustration Credits
1079
Index
1085
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