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Concepts in Biology

Eldon D.Enger, Frederick C.Ross,  David B.Bailey

 

 

 

Concepts in Biology

 

Concepts in biology, fourteenth edition

 

638p

2012 by by the McGraw-Hill Companies

 

 

 

Brief contents

PART I

Introduction 1

1 What is biology?

PART II

Cornerstones: Chemistry, Cells, and Metabolizm

2 The Basics of life: Chemistry

3 Organic molecules –The Molecules of life

4 Cell structure and Function

5 Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Energy

6 Biochemical Pathways – Cellular respiration

7 Biochemical Pathways – Photosynthesis

PART III

 Molecular biology, Cell Division, and Genetics

8 DNA and RNA : The Molecular Basis of Heredity

9 Cell Division – proliferation and Reproduction

10 Patterns of Inheritance 

11 Applications of Biotechnology

PART IV

Evolution and Ecology

12 Diversity Within Species and Population Genetics

13 Evolution and Natural Selection

14 The Formation of Species and Evolutionary Change

15 Ecosystem Dynamics: The Flow Of Energy and Matter

16 Community Ineractions

17 Population Ecology

18 Evolutionary and Ecological Aspects of Behavior

PART V

The Origin and Clasiification of Life

19 The Origin of life and Evolution of Cells

20 The Classification and Evolution of Cells

21 The Nature of Microorganisms

22 The Plant Kingdom

23 The Animal Kingdom

PART VI

Physological Processes

24 Materials exchange in the body

25 Nutrition: Food and Diet

26 The Body control Mechanisms and Immunity

27 Human Reproduction, Sex, and sexuality

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