Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections, 9th edition

  • Martha R. Taylor
  • Eric J. Simon
  • Jean L. Dickey
  • Kelly A. Hogan
  • JANE B. REECE
  • Jane B. Reece

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Overview

Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections provides a conceptual framework for understanding the world of biology, and motivates you to learn and engage with biology.

Table of contents

1. Biology: Exploring Life 

 

I. THE LIFE OF THE CELL

2. The Chemical Basis of Life

3. The Molecules of Cells

4. A Tour of the Cell

5. The Working Cell

6. How Cells Harvest Chemical Energy

7. Photosynthesis: Using Light to Make Food

 

II. CELLULAR REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS

8. The Cellular Basis of Reproduction and Inheritance

9. Patterns of Inheritance

10. Molecular Biology of the Gene

11. How Genes Are Controlled

12. DNA Technology and Genomics

 

III. CONCEPTS OF EVOLUTION

13. How Populations Evolve

14. The Origin of Species

15. Tracing Evolutionary History 

 

IV. THE EVOLUTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

16. Microbial Life: Prokaryotes and Protists

17. The Evolution of Plant and Fungal Diversity

18. The Evolution of Invertebrate Diversity

19. The Evolution of Vertebrate Diversity

 

V. ANIMALS: FORM AND FUNCTION

20. Unifying Concepts of Animal Structure and Function

21. Nutrition and Digestion

22. Gas Exchange

23. Circulation

24. The Immune System

25. Control of Body Temperature and Water Balance

26. Hormones and the Endocrine System

27. Reproduction and Embryonic Development

28. Nervous Systems

29. The Senses

30. How Animals Move

 

VI. PLANTS: FORM AND FUNCTION

31. Plant Structure, Growth, and Reproduction

32. Plant Nutrition and Transport

33. Control Systems in Plants

 

VII. ECOLOGY

34. The Biosphere: An Introduction to Earth's Diverse Environments

35. Behavioral Adaptations to the Environment

36. Population Ecology

37. Communities and Ecosystems

38. Conservation Biology 

 

Appendix 1  Metric Conversion Table  

Appendix 2  The Periodic Table  

Appendix 3  The Amino Acids of Proteins

Appendix 4  Chapter Review Answers  

Appendix 5  Credits  

Glossary

Index

 

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