Biological Science, 7th edition

  • Scott Freeman
  • Kim Quillin
  • Lizabeth Allison
  • Michael Black
  • Greg Podgorski
  • Emily Taylor
  • Jeff Carmichael

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ISBN-13:  9780135934302

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Biological Science helps you discover biology and make connections between core concepts and content, as you learn to assess your understanding and identify areas to focus on.

Table of contents

1: Biology: The Study of Life


UNIT 1: The Molecular Origin and Evolution of Life

2: Water and Carbon: The Chemical Basis of Life

3: Protein Structure and Function

4: Nucleic Acids and an RNA World

5: An Introduction to Carbohydrates

6: Lipids, Membranes, and the First Cells

UNIT 2: Cell Structure and Function

7: Inside the Cell

8: Energy and Enzymes: An Introduction to Metabolism

9: Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

10: Photosynthesis

11: Cell–Cell Interactions

12: The Cell Cycle

UNIT 3: Gene Structure and Expression

13: Meiosis

14: Mendel and the Gene

15: DNA and the Gene: Synthesis and Repair

16: How Genes Work

17: Transcription, RNA Processing, and Translation

18: Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria

19: Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

20: The Molecular Revolution: Biotechnology, Genomics, and New Frontiers

21: Genes, Development, and Evolution

UNIT 4: Evolutionary Patterns and Processes

22: Evolution by Natural Selection

23: Evolutionary Processes

24: Speciation

25: Phylogenies and the History of Life

UNIT 5: The Diversification of Life

26: Bacteria and Archaea

27: Diversification of Eukaryotes

28: Green Algae and Land Plants

29: Fungi

30: An Introduction to Animals

31: Protostome Animals

32: Deuterostome Animals

33: Viruses

UNIT 6: How Plants Work

34: Plant Form and Function

35: Water and Sugar Transport in Plants

36: Plant Nutrition

37: Plant Sensory Systems, Signals, and Responses

38: Flowering Plant Reproduction and Development

UNIT 7: How Animals Work

39: Animal Form and Function

40: Water and Electrolyte Balance in Animals

41: Animal Nutrition

42: Gas Exchange and Circulation

43: Animal Nervous Systems

44: Animal Sensory Systems

45: Animal Movement

46: Chemical Signals in Animals

47: Animal Reproduction and Development

48: The Immune System in Animals

UNIT 8: Ecology

49: An Introduction to Ecology

50: Behavioral Ecology

51: Population Ecology

52: Community Ecology

53: Ecosystems and Global Ecology

54: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

Published by Pearson (January 11th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

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