Life The Science of Biology and Lecture Notebook

ISBN-10: 0716798565

ISBN-13: 9780716798569

Edition: 7th 2004

Authors: William K. Purves, H. Craig Heller, Gordon H. Orians, David Sadava

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This text aims to establish biology as a discipline not just a collection of facts. Life develops students' understanding of biological processes with scholarship, a smooth narrative, experimental contexts, art and effective pedagogy.
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List price: $174.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. H. Freeman & Company
Publication date: 12/5/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1121
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.938
Language: English

An Evolutionary Framework for Biology
The Cell
Life and Chemistry: Small Molecules
Life and Chemistry: Large Molecules
Cells: The Basic Units of Life
Cellular Membranes
Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism
Cellular Pathways That Harvest Chemical Energy
Photosynthesis: Energy from the Sun
Information and Heredity
Chromosomes, the Cell Cycle, and Cell Division
Genetics: Mendel and Beyond
DNA and Its Role in Heredity
From DNA to Protein: Genotype to Phenotype
The Genetics of Viruses and Prokaryotes
The Eukaryotic Genome and Its Expression
Cell Signaling and Communication
Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology
Molecular Biology and Medicine
Natural Defenses against Disease
Differential Gene Expression in Development
Animal Development: From Genes to Organism
Development and Evolutionary Change
Evolutionary Processes
The History of Life on Earth
The Mechanisms of Evolution
Species and Their Formation
Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
Molecular and Genomic Evolution
The Evolution of Diversity
Bacteria and Archaea: The Prokaryotic Domains
Protists and the Dawn of the Eukarya
Plants without Seeds: From Sea to Land
The Evolution of Seed Plants
Fungi: Recyclers, Pathogens, Parasites, and Plant Partners
Animal Origins and the Evolution of Body Plans
Ecdysozoans: The Molting Animals
Deuterostomate Animals
The Biology of Flowering Plants
The Plant Body
Transport in Plants
Plant Nutrition
Regulation of Plant Growth
Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Plant Responses to Environmental Challenges
The Biology of Animals
Physiology, Homeostasis, and Temperature Regulation
Animal Hormones
Animal Reproduction
Neurons and Nervous Systems
Sensory Systems
The Mammalian Nervous System: Structure and Higher Functions
Effectors: Making Animals Move
Gas Exchange in Animals
Circulatory Systems
Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption
Salt and Water Balance and Nitrogen Excretion
Animal Behavior
Ecology and Biogeography
Behavioral Ecology
Population Ecology
Community Ecology
Conservation Biology
Earth System Science
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