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Explorations in Basic Biology

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ISBN-10: 0131453122

ISBN-13: 9780131453128

Edition: 10th 2005

Authors: Stanley E. Gunstream

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Description:

This self-contained laboratory book provides thorough background information and clear directions for conducting experiments and activities. Readers not only learn basic biological concepts but also gain experience using the scientific method.Includes 41 self-contained exercises and over 250 figures. Exercises cover the following areas: enzymes, photosynthesis, cell division, fungi, terrestrial plants, blood and circulation, digestion, the skeletal system, heredity, DNA fingerprinting, and evolution to name a few.For those who are interested in introductory biology and want to gain hands-on experience conducting experiments covering basic biological concepts.
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Book details

List price: $84.60
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Preface
Fundamentals
Orientation
The Microscope
Cell Biology
The Cell
Chemical Aspects
Diffusion and Osmosis
Enzymes
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration and Fermentation
Cell Division
Diversity of Organisms
Prokaryotes and Protists
Green, Brown, and Red Algae
Fungi
Terrestrial Plants
Simple Animals
Mollusks, Segmented Worms, and Arthropods
Echinoderms and Chordates
Animal Biology
Dissection of the Frog
Dissection of the Fetal Pig
Blood and Circulation
Gas Exchange
Digestion
Excretion
Neural Control
Sensory Perception in Humans
Chemical Control in Animals
The Skeletal System
Muscles and Movement
Reproduction in Vertebrates
Fertilization and Development
Early Embryology of the Chick
Plant Biology
Structure of Flowering Plants
Transport in Plants
Chemical Control in Plants
Heredity and Evolution
Heredity
Molecular and Chromosomal Genetics
DNA Fingerprinting
Evolution
Evolutionary Mechanisms
Ecology and Behavior
Ecological Relationships
Population Growth
Animal Behavior
Common Prefixes, Suffixes, and Root Words
Common Metric Units and Temperature Conversions
Oil-Immersion Technique
The Classification of Organisms