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ISBN-10: 0538741252

ISBN-13: 9780538741255

Edition: 9th 2011

Authors: Eldra Solomon, Linda Berg, Diana W. Martin

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List price: $340.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 9/15/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1408
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.996
Language: English

Dr. Solomon is a bio-psychologist as well as a biologist and has served as the Clinical Director of the Center for Mental Health Education, Assessment and Therapy since 1992. Dr. Solomon currently is an adjunct professor and member of the Graduate Faculty at the University of South Florida. She has taught biology and nursing students for more than 20 years.

Dr. Berg is an award-winning teacher and author who taught for 17 years at the University of Maryland in College Park. It was at this institution that she received numerous teaching and service awards. Dr. Berg is also the recipient of many national and regional awards including the National Science Teachers Association Award for Innovations in College Science Teaching, the Nation's Capital Area Disabled Student Services Award, and the Washington Academy of Sciences Award in University Science Teaching.

Dr. Martin currently teaches at Rutgers University, where she has been for more than 20 years. Her particular area of study surrounds the study of chromosomes related to plant species and how they can be used to understand evolutionary relationships.

The Organization of Life
A View of Life
Atoms and Molecules: the Chemical Basis of Life
The Chemistry of Life: Organic Compounds
Organization of the Cell
Biological Membranes
Cell Communication
Energy Transfer Through Living Systems
Energy and Metabolism
How Cells Make ATP: Energy-Releasing Pathways
Photosynthesis: Capturing Energy
The Continuity of Life: Genetics
Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis
The Basic Principles of Heredity
DNA: the Carrier of Genetic Information
Gene Expression
Gene Regulation
DNA Technology and Genomics
Human Genetics and the Human Genome
Developmental Genetics
The Continuity of Life: Evolution
Introduction to Darwinian Evolution
Evolutionary Change in Populations
Speciation and Macroevolution
The Origin and Evolutionary History of Life
The Evolution of Primates
The Diversity of Life
Understanding Diversity: Systematics
Viruses
Bacteria and Archaea
The Protists
The Plant Kingdom: Seedless Plants
The Plant Kingdom: Seed Plants
Kingdom Fungi
The Animal Kingdom: An Introduction to Animal Diversity
The Animal Kingdom: the Protostomes
The Animal Kingdom: the Deuterostomes
Structure and Life Precesses in Plants
Plant Structure, Growth, and Differentiation
Leaf Structure and Function
Stems and Transport
Roots and Mineral Nutrition
Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Growth Responses and Regulation Growth
Structure and Life Processes in Animals
The Animal Body: An Introduction to Structure and Function
Protection, Support, and Movement
Neural Signaling
Neural Regulation
Sensory Systems
Internal Transport
Internal Defense
Gas Exchange
Processing Food and Nutrition
Osmoregulation and Disposal of Metabolic Wastes
Endocrine Regulation
Reproduction
Animal Development
The Interactions of Life: Ecology
Animal Behavior
Introduction to Ecology: Population Ecology
Community Ecology
Ecosystems and the Biosphere
Ecology and the Geography of Life
Conservation Biology
Periodic Table of the Elements
Classification of Organisms
Understanding Biological Terms
Abbreviations
Answers to the Test Your Understanding Questions
Glossary
Index