Biology Biology: Guide to Natural World
Biology: Guide to Natural World

Biology: Guide to Natural World Krogh • 5th Edition • 978-0321946768

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Ch.1 - Science as a Way of Learning: A Guide to the Natural World

Characteristics of Life

Ch.2 - Fundamental Building Blocks: Chemistry, Water, and pH

Atoms Bonding Properties of Water Acids and Bases

Ch.3 - Life's Components: Biological Molecules

Carbon Polymers Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids

Ch.4 - Life's Home: The Cell

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions

Ch.5 - Life's Border: The Plasma Membrane

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

Ch.6 - Life's Mainspring: An Introduction to Energy

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism

Ch.7 - Vital Harvest - Deriving Energy from Food

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

Ch.8 - The Green World's Gift: Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.9 - The Link's in Life's Chain: Genetics and Cell Division

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation

Ch.10 - Preparing for Sexual Reproduction: Meiosis

Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.11 - The First Geneticist: Mendel and His Discoveries

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel

Ch.12 - Units of Heredity: Chromosomes and Inheritance

Genetic Counseling Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.13 - Passing on Life's Information: DNA Structure and Replication

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres Mutation

Ch.14 - How Proteins Are Made: Genetic Transcription, Translation, and Regulation

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

Ch.15 - The Future Isn't What It Used to Be: Biotechnology

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.16 - An Introduction to Evolution: Charles Darwin, Evolutionary Thought, and the Evidence

Descent with Modification

Ch.17 - The Means of Evolution: Microevolution

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch.18 - The Outcomes of Evolution: Macroevolution

Species Phylogeny

Ch.19 - A Slow Unfolding: The History of Life on Earth

History of Life on Earth

Ch.20 - Arriving Late, Traveling Far: The Evolution of Human Beings

Primates and Homonids

Ch.21 - Viruses, Bacteria, Archaea, and Protists: The Diversity of Life 1

Viruses Prokaryote Cell Structures Prokaryote Reproduction and Gene Exchange Prokaryote Metabolism and Ecology Prokaryote Lineages Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.22 - Fungi: The Diversity of Life 2

Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.23 - Animals: The Diversity of Life 3

Overview of Animals Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms Chordates Aminotes

Ch.24 - Plants: The Diversity of Life 4

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants

Ch.25 - Angiosperms: Form and Function in Flowering Plants

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth Water Potential Flowers Seeds

Ch.26 - Body Support and Movement: The Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscle Systems

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Musculoskeletal System

Ch.27 - Communication and Control 1: The Nervous System

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.28 - Communication and Control 2: The Endocrine System

Endocrine System Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.29 - Defending the Body: The Immune System

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.30 - Transport and Exchange 1: Blood and Breath

Circulatory and Respiratory Anatomy Heart Physiology Gas Exchange

Ch.31 - Transport and Exchange 2: Digestion, Nutrition, and Elimination

Digestion Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.32 - An Amazingly Detailed Script: Animal Development

Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.33 - How the Baby Came to Be: Human Reproduction

Animal Reproduction

Ch.34 - An Interactive Living World 1: Populations Ecology

Introduction to Ecology Population Ecology

Ch.35 - An Interactive Living World 2: Communities in Ecology

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.36 - An Interactive Living World 3: Ecosystems and Biomes

Ecosystems Biomes Conservation Biology