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Human Biology

Human Biology Johnson • 8th Edition • 978-0134042435

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Ch.1 - Human Biology, Science, and Society

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

Ch.2 - The Chemistry of Living Things

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 Proteins Nucleic Acids Lipids

Ch.3 - Structure and Function of Cells

Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cells Microscopes 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 Introduction to Eukaryotic Organelles Endomembrane System: Protein Secretion Endomembrane System: Digestive Organelles Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Introduction to the Cytoskeleton Introduction to Metabolism Introduction to Cellular Respiration Review of Aerobic Cellular Respiration Fermentation & Anaerobic Respiration

Ch.4 - From Cells to Organ Systems

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.6 - The Muscular System

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.8 - Heart and Blood Vessels

Circulatory System Heart Physiology

Ch.9 - The Immune System and Mechanisms of Defense

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity Viruses

Ch.10 - The Respiratory System: Exchange of Gases

Respiratory System Gas Exchange

Ch.11 - The Nervous System: Integration and Control

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.12 - Sensory Mechanisms

Sensory System

Ch.13 - The Endocrine System

Endocrine System Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.14 - The Digestive System and Nutrition


Ch.15 - The Urinary System

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.16 - Reproductive Systems

Animal Reproduction

Ch.17 - Cell Reproduction and Differentiation

Introduction to Cell Division Organization of DNA in the Cell Genes & Alleles Introduction to 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 the Cell Cycle Interphase Phases of Mitosis Cytokinesis Cell Cycle Regulation Introduction to Meiosis Meiosis I Meiosis II Mitosis & Meiosis Review

Ch.18 - Cancer: Uncontrolled Cell Division and Differentiation


Ch.19 - Genetics and 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.20 - DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering

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.21 - Development, Maturation, Aging, and Death

Animal Development

Ch.22 - Evolution and the Origins of Life

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

Ch.23 - Ecosystems and Populations

Ecology Population Ecology Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.24 - Human Impacts, Biodiversity, and Environmental Issue

Ecosystems Conservation Biology