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Cell Biology and Genetics Biology: the Unity and Diversity of Life

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ISBN-10: 0495125784

ISBN-13: 9780495125785

Edition: 11th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Cecie Starr, Ralph Taggart, Christine A. Evers, Lisa Starr

List price: $82.95
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Brief non-major biology text includes Unit 1 and Unit II from BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE and gives access to media through 1Pass including BiologyNow, “How do I Prepare?,” vMentor and Infotrac College edition.
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Book details

List price: $82.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 320
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

For the past two decades, Cecie Starr has been known as one of the best-selling biology textbook authors. Her texts, appreciated for their clarity in both the written word and the visual representation of biological concepts, include multiple editions of Biology: the Unity and Diversity of Life, Biology: Concepts and Applications, and Biology today and Tomorrow. Her original dream was to become an architect. Instead of building houses, she now builds, with care and attention to detail, incredible texts based on this philosophy: "I invite students into a chapter through an intriguing story. Once inside, they get the great windows that biologists construct on the world of life. Biology is not…    

Ralph Taggert � Former Chair of Biological Sciences at Michigan State University, Ralph Taggert is now the chair of Geological Sciences. Known for his outstanding research in Paleobotany, he taught the general biology course for over 20 years.

Introduction
Invitation to Biology
Principles Of Cellular Life
Life's Chemical Basis
Molecules of Life
Cell Structure and Function
A Closer Look at Cell Membranes
Ground Rules of Metabolism
Where It Starts?Photosynthesis
How Cells Release Chemical Energy
Principles Of Inheritance
How Cells Reproduce
Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction
Observing Patterns in Inherited Traits
Chromosomes and Human Inheritance
DNA Structure and Function
From DNA to Protein
Controls Over Genes
Studying and Manipulating Genomes