Campbell biology : concepts & connections / Martha R. Taylor, Ithaca, New York, Eric J. Simon, New England College, Jean L. Dickey, Clemson University, Kelly Hogan, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Jane B. Reece, Berkeley, California.

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Main Authors: Taylor, Martha R. (Author), Simon, Eric J. 1967- (Author), Dickey, Jean (Author), Hogan, Kelly A. (Senior STEM lecturer in biology) (Author), Reece, Jane B. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Pearson, [2018]
Edition:Ninth edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Biology : exploring life
  • Unit I. The life of the cell. 2. The chemical basis of life ; 3. The molecules of cells ; 4. A tour of the cell ; 5. The working cell ; 6. How cells harvest chemical energy ; 7. Photosynthesis : using light to make food
  • Unit II. Cellular reproduction and genetics. 8. The cellular basis of reproduction and inheritance ; 9. Patterns of inheritance ; 10. Molecular biology of the gene ; 11. How genes are controlled ; 12. DNA technology and genomics
  • Unit III. Concepts of evolution. 13. How populations evolve ; 14. The origin of species ; 15. Tracing evolutionary history
  • Unit IV. The evolution of biological diversity. 16. Microbial life : prokaryotes and protists ; 17. The evolution of plant and fungal diversity ; 18. The evolution of invertebrate diversity ; 19. The evolution of vertebrate diversity
  • Unit V. Animals : form and function. 20. Unifying concepts of animal structure and function ; 21. Nutrition and digestion ; 22. Gas exchange ; 23. Circulation ; 24. The immune system ; 25. Control of body temperature and water balance ; 26. Hormones and the endocrine system ; 27. Reproduction and embryonic development ; 28. Nervous systems ; 29. The senses ; 30. How animals move
  • Unit VI. Plants : form and function. 31. Plant structure, growth, and reproduction ; 32. Plant nutrition and transport ; 33. Control systems in plants
  • Unit VII. Ecology. 34. The biosphere : an introduction to earth's diverse environments ; 35. Behavioral adaptations to the environment ; 36. Population ecology ; 37. Communities and ecosystems ; 38. Conservation biology
  • Appendix 1. Metric conversion table -- Appendix 2. The periodic table -- Appendix 3. The amino acids of proteins
  • Appendix 4. Chapter review answers -- Appendix 5. Credits -- Glossary.