Campbell Biology in Focus

Campbell Biology in Focus, 3rd edition

  • Lisa A. Urry, 
  • Michael L. Cain, 
  • Steven A. Wasserman, 
  • Peter V. Minorsky

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Campbell Biology in Focus offers a balanced presentation of the content, concepts and scientific skills you need to understand biology and to apply your knowledge in the future.

Published by Pearson (June 13th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135964422

Subject: Biology

Category: Biology for Majors

Table of contents

1. Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology

Unit 1: Chemistry and Cells
2. The Chemical Context of Life
3. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
4. A Tour of the Cell
5. Membrane Transport and Cell Signaling
6. An Introduction to Metabolism
7. Cellular Respiration and Fermentation
8. Photosynthesis
9. The Cell Cycle

Unit 2: Genetics
10. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
11. Mendel and the Gene Idea
12. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
13. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
14. Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein
15. Regulation of Gene Expression
16. Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer
17. Viruses
18. Genomes and Their Evolution

Unit 3: Evolution
19. Descent with Modification
20. Phylogeny
21. The Evolution of Populations
22. The Origin of Species
23. Broad Patterns of Evolution

Unit 4: The Evolutionary History of Life
24. Early Life and the Diversification of Prokaryotes
25. The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes
26. The Colonization of Land
27. The Rise of Animal Diversity

Unit 5: Plant Form and Function
28. Vascular Plant Structure and Growth
29. Resource Acquisition, Nutrition, and Transport in Vascular Plants
30. Reproduction and Domestication of Flowering Plants
31. Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals

Unit 6: Animal Form and Function
32. The Internal Environment of Animals: Organization and Regulation
33. Animal Nutrition
34. Circulation and Gas Exchange
35. The Immune System
36. Reproduction and Development
37. Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling
38. Nervous and Sensory Systems
39. Motor Mechanisms and Behavior

Unit 7: Ecology
40. Population Ecology and the Distribution of Organisms
41. Ecological Communities
42. Ecosystems and Energy
43. Conservation Biology and Global Change

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