9780321543257

Biology with MasteringBiology™

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321543257

  • ISBN 10:

    0321543254

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 11/27/2007
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The best-selling biology textbook in the world just got better! Neil Campbell and Jane Reecers"sBIOLOGY is the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology. The book's hallmark valuesaccuracy, currency, and passion for teaching and learninghave made Campbell/Reece the most successful book for readers for seven consecutive editions. More than 6 million readers have benefited fromBIOLOGYrs"sclear explanations, carefully crafted artwork, and student-friendly narrative style. Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life, The Chemical Context of Life, Water and the Fitness of the Environment, Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life, The Structure and Function of Large Biological Molecules, A Tour of the Cell, Membrane Structure and Function, An Introduction to Metabolism, Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy, Photosynthesis, Cell Communication, The Cell Cycle, Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles, Mendel and the Gene Idea, The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance, The Molecular Basis of Inheritance, From Gene to Protein, Control of Gene Expression, Viruses, Biotechnology, Genomes and Their Evolution, Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life, The Evolution of Populations, The Origin of Species, The History of Life on Earth, Phylogeny and the Tree of Life, Bacteria and Archaea, Protists, Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land, Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants, Fungi, An Introduction to Animal Diversity, Invertebrates, Vertebrates, Plant Structure, Growth, and Development, Transport in Vascular Plants, Soil and Plant Nutrition, Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology, Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals, Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function, Animal Nutrition, Circulation and Gas Exchange, The Immune System, Osmoregulation and Excretion, Hormones and the Endocrine System, Animal Reproduction, Animal Development, Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling, Nervous Systems, Sensory and Motor Mechanisms, Animal Behavior, An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere, Population Ecology, Community Ecology, Ecosystems, Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology. For readers interested in learning the basics of Biology.

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