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Biology Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications, and Issues
Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications, and Issues

Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications, and Issues Goodenough • 6th Edition • 978-0134045443

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Ch.1 - Humans in the World of Biology

Introduction to Biology Characteristics of Life Life's Organizational Hierarchy Natural Selection and Evolution Introduction to Taxonomy Scientific Method Experimental Design

Ch.2 - Chemistry Comes to Life

Atoms- Smallest Unit of Matter Isotopes Introduction to Chemical Bonding Covalent Bonds Noncovalent Bonds Ionic Bonding Hydrogen Bonding Introduction to Water Properties of Water- Cohesion and Adhesion Properties of Water- Density Properties of Water- Thermal Properties of Water- The Universal Solvent Acids and Bases pH Scale Carbon Functional Groups Introduction to Biomolecules Monomers & Polymers Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids ATP

Ch.3 - The Cell

Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cells Microscopes Introduction to Eukaryotic Organelles Biological Membranes Types of Membrane Proteins Introduction to Membrane Transport Passive vs. Active Transport Concentration Gradients and Diffusion Osmosis Simple and Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport Endocytosis and Exocytosis Endomembrane System: Protein Secretion Endomembrane System: Digestive Organelles Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Introduction to the Cytoskeleton Introduction to Cellular Respiration Review of Aerobic Cellular Respiration Fermentation & Anaerobic Respiration

Ch.4 - Body Organization and Homeostasis

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.6 - The Muscular System

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.7 - Neurons: The Matter of the Mind

Neurons and Action Potentials

Ch.8 - The Nervous System

Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.9 - Sensory Systems

Sensory System

Ch.10 - The Endocrine System

Endocrine System

Ch.12 - The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

Circulatory System Heart Physiology

Ch.13 - Body Defense Mechanisms

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity Viruses

Ch.14 - The Respiratory System

Respiratory System Gas Exchange

Ch.15 - The Digestive System and Nutrition


Ch.16 - The Urinary System

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.17 - Reproductive Systems

Animal Reproduction

Ch.18 - Development Throughout Life

Animal Development

Ch.19 - Chromosomes and Cell Division

Organization of DNA in the Cell Introduction to the Cell Cycle Interphase Phases of Mitosis Cytokinesis Homologous Chromosomes Introduction to Meiosis Meiosis I Meiosis II Genetic Variation During Meiosis

Ch.20 - Genetics and Human Inheritance

Introduction to Mendel's Experiments Genotype vs. Phenotype Punnett Squares Mendel's Experiments Mendel's Laws Monohybrid Crosses Test Crosses Dihybrid Crosses Incomplete Dominance vs. Codominance Epistasis Non-Mendelian Genetics Pedigrees Autosomal Inheritance Sex-Linked Inheritance

Ch.21 - DNA and Biotechnology

Meselson-Stahl Experiment Introduction to DNA Replication Steps of DNA Replication Central Dogma Introduction to Transcription Steps of Transcription Eukaryotic RNA Processing and Splicing Introduction to Types of RNA Genetic Code Introduction to Translation Steps of Translation Post-Translational Modification Review of Transcription vs. Translation Mutations Introduction to Eukaryotic Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Chromatin Modifications Eukaryotic Transcriptional Control Eukaryotic Post-Transcriptional Regulation Eukaryotic Post-Translational Regulation Introduction to DNA-Based Technology Introduction to DNA Cloning Steps to DNA Cloning Introduction to Polymerase Chain Reaction The Steps of PCR Gel Electrophoresis Southern Blotting DNA Fingerprinting Introduction to DNA Sequencing Dideoxy Sequencing

Ch.22 - Evolution and Our Heritage

Descent with Modification Genetic Variation History of Life on Earth Phylogeny Primates and Homonids

Ch.23 - Ecology, the Environment, and Us

Ecology Community Interactions Community Structure Ecosystems

Ch.24 - Human Population, Limited Resources, and Pollution

Population Ecology Conservation Biology