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Biology with MasteringBiology: International Edition
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BIOLOGY WITH MASTERINGBIOLOGY: INTERNATIONAL EDITION

MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT BY CAMPBELL, NEIL A.; REECE, JANE B.

£49.13

ISBN
9780321623539
IMPRINT
PEARSON
 
 
EDITION
8TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION (US)
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FORMAT
MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT
PAGES
1464 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
10 MAR 2009

DESCRIPTION

The best-selling biology textbook in the world just got better! Neil Campbell and Jane Reece¬ s BIOLOGY is the unsurpassed leader in introductory biology. The text¬ s hallmark values - accuracy, currency, and passion for teaching and learning - have made Campbell/Reece the most successful book for students and instructors for seven consecutive editions. For the Eighth Edition, new coauthors have joined with those from previous editions to infuse this proven text with new ideas while upholding its hallmark values. Their collaboration has produced the authoritative introduction to biology, told with a unified voice and vision.

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION: Themes in the Study of LifeUnit One: The Chemistry of Life 2. The Chemical Context of Life 3. Water and the Fitness of the Environment 4. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life 5. The Structure and Function of Large Biological MoleculesUnit Two: The Cell 6. A Tour of the Cell 7. Membrane Structure and Function 8. An Introduction to Metabolism 9. Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy10. Photosynthesis11. Cell Communication12. The Cell CycleUnit Three: Genetics13. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles14. Mendel and the Gene Idea15. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance16. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance17. From Gene to Protein18. Control of Gene Expression19. Viruses20. Biotechnology21. Genomes and Their EvolutionUnit Four: Mechanisms of Evolution22. Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life23. The Evolution of Populations24. The Origin of Species25. The History of Life on EarthUnit Five: The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity26. Phylogeny and the Tree of Life27. Bacteria and Archaea28. Protists29. Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land30. Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants31. Fungi32. An Introduction to Animal Diversity33. Invertebrates34. VertebratesUnit Six: Plant Form and Function35. Plant Structure, Growth, and Development36. Transport in Vascular Plants37. Soil and Plant Nutrition38. Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology39. Plant Responses to Internal and External SignalsUnit Seven: Animal Form and Function40. Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function41. Animal Nutrition42. Circulation and Gas Exchange43. The Immune System44. Osmoregulation and Excretion45. Hormones and the Endocrine System46. Animal Reproduction47. Animal Development48. Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling49. Nervous Systems50. Sensory and Motor Mechanisms51. Animal BehaviorUnit Eight: Ecology52. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere53. Population Ecology54. Community Ecology55. Ecosystems56. Conservation Biology and Restoration Ecology