Biology Biology: Life on Earth
Biology: Life on Earth

Biology: Life on Earth Audesirk • 11th Edition • 978-0133923001

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Ch.1 - An Introduction to Life on Earth

Characteristics of Life

Ch.2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Life

Atoms Bonding Properties of Water Acids and Bases

Ch.3 - Biological Molecules

Carbon Polymers Carbohydrates Proteins Nucleic Acids Lipids

Ch.4 - Cell Structure and Function

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton

Ch.5 - Cell Membrane Structure and Function

Fluid Mosaic Model Osmosis and Diffusion Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport Bulk Transport Cell Junctions

Ch.6 - Energy Flow in the Life of a Cell

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism

Ch.7 - Capturing Solar Energy: Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.8 - Harvesting Energy: Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration

Redox Reactions Cellular Respiration Glycolysis Pyruvate Oxidation Citric Acid Cycle ETC and Oxidative Phosphorylation ATP Accounting Anaerobic Respiration and Fermentation

Ch.9 - Cellular Reproduction

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation

Ch.10 - Meiosis: The Basis of Sexual Reproduction

Sexual Reproduction Meiosis Human Sexual Reproduction

Ch.11 - Patterns of Inheritance

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel Genetic Counseling Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.12 - DNA: The Molecular of Heredity

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres

Ch.13 - Gene Expression and Regulation

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation Mutation Bacterial Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.14 - Biotechnology

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting Genomes

Ch.15 - Principles of Evolution

Descent with Modification

Ch.16 - How Populations Evolve

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch.17 - The Origin of Species


Ch.18 - The History of Life

History of Life on Earth

Ch.19 - Systematics: Seeking Order Amid Diversity


Ch.20 - The Diversity of Prokaryotes and Viruses

Prokaryote Cell Structures Prokaryote Reproduction and Gene Exchange Prokaryote Metabolism and Ecology Prokaryote Lineages Viruses

Ch.21 - The Diversity of Protists

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.22 - The Diversity of Plants

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants

Ch.23 - The Diversity of Fungi

Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.24 - Animal Diversity I: Invertebrates

Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms

Ch.25 - Animal Diversity II: Vertebrates

Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.26 - Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior

Ch.27 - Population Growth and Regulation

Population Ecology

Ch.28 - Community Interactions

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.29 - Energy Flow and Nutrient Cycling in Ecosystems


Ch.30 - Earth's Diverse Ecosystems


Ch.31 - Conserving Earth's Biodiversity

Conservation Biology

Ch.32 - Homeostasis and the Organization of the Animal Body

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Blood Sugar Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.33 - Circulation

Circulatory System Heart Physiology

Ch.34 - Respiration

Respiratory System Gas Exchange

Ch.35 - Nutrition and Digestion


Ch.36 - The Urinary System

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.37 - Defenses Against Disease

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.38 - Chemical Control of the Animal Body: The Endocrine System

Endocrine System

Ch.39 - The Nervous System

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.40 - The Senses

Sensory System

Ch.41 - Action and Support: The Muscles and Skeleton

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.42 - Animal Reproduction

Animal Reproduction

Ch.43 - Animal Development

Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.44 - Plant Anatomy and Nutrient Transport

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth Water Potential Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.45 - Plant Reproduction and Development

Flowers Seeds Plant Development

Ch.46 - Plant Responses to the Environment

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses