ISBN-10: 0073268070

ISBN-13: 9780073268071

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert J. Brooker, Eric P. Widmaier, Linda E. Graham, Peter D. Stiling

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List price: $239.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 3/9/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1488
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 7.348
Language: English

Eric P. Widmaier received his Ph.D. in 1984 in Endocrinology from the University of California at San Francisco. His postdoctoral training was in endocrinology and physiology at the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology, and The Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA. He is currently Professor of Biology at Boston University.

Peter Stiling is a professor of biology at the University of South Florida at Tampa. He has taught classes in ecology, environmental science, and community ecology, and in 1995 he received a teaching award in recognition of classroom excellence in these areas. Dr. Stiling obtained his Ph.D. from University College, Cardiff, Wales, and completed postdoctoral research at Florida State University.

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The Chemical Basis of Life II: Organic Molecules
General Features of Cells
Membrane Structure and Transport
Systems Biology of Cell Organization
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Cell Communication and Regulation of the Cell Cycle
Nucleic Acid Structure and DNA Replication
Gene Expression at the Molecular Level
Gene Regulation
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Eukaryotic Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis
Simle Patterns of Inheritance
Complex Patterns of Inheritance
Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses
Developmental Genetics
Genetic Technology
Genomes, Proteomes, and Bioinformatics
Origin and History of Life
An Introduction to Evolution
Population Genetics
Origin of Species
Taxonomy and Systematics
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The Kingdom Fungi
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The Diversity of Modern Gymnosperms and Angiosperms
An Introduction to Animal Diversity
The Invertebrates
An Introduction to Flowering Plants
Flowering Plants: Behavior
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Flowering Plants: Transport
Flowering Plants: Reproduction and Development
Introduction to Animal Form and Function
Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption
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Neuroscience II: Evolution and Function of the Brain and Nervous Systems
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Endocrine Systems
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