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Biology Biology: The Dynamic Science
Biology: The Dynamic Science

Biology: The Dynamic Science Russell • 5th Edition • 978-0357134894

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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Biological Concepts and Research

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

Ch. 2 - Life, Chemistry, and Water

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

Ch. 3 - Biological Molecules

Carbon Functional Groups Introduction to Biomolecules Monomers & Polymers Carbohydrates Proteins Nucleic Acids Lipids

Ch. 4 - Cells

Microscopes Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cells Introduction to Eukaryotic Organelles Endomembrane System: Protein Secretion Endomembrane System: Digestive Organelles Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Endosymbiotic Theory Introduction to the Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions

Ch. 5 - Membranes and Transport

Biological Membranes Types of Membrane Proteins Concentration Gradients and Diffusion Introduction to Membrane Transport Passive vs. Active Transport Osmosis Simple and Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport Endocytosis and Exocytosis

Ch. 6 - Energy, Enzymes, and Biological Reactions

Introduction to Energy Laws of Thermodynamics Chemical Reactions ATP Enzymes Enzyme Activation Energy Enzyme Binding Factors Enzyme Inhibition Introduction to Metabolism Negative & Positive Feedback

Ch. 7 - Cellular Respiration

Redox Reactions Introduction to Cellular Respiration Types of Phosphorylation Glycolysis Pyruvate Oxidation Krebs Cycle Electron Transport Chain Chemiosmosis Review of Aerobic Cellular Respiration Fermentation & Anaerobic Respiration

Ch. 8 - Photosynthesis

Introduction to Photosynthesis Leaf & Chloroplast Anatomy Electromagnetic Spectrum Pigments of Photosynthesis Stages of Photosynthesis Light Reactions of Photosynthesis Calvin Cycle Photorespiration C3, C4 & CAM Plants Review of Photosynthesis

Ch. 9 - Cell Communication

Introduction to Cell Signaling Classes of Signaling Receptors Types of Cell Signaling Signal Amplification

Ch. 10 - Cell Division and Mitosis

Introduction to Cell Division Organization of DNA in the Cell Introduction to the Cell Cycle Interphase Phases of Mitosis Cytokinesis Cell Cycle Regulation Review of the Cell Cycle Cancer

Ch. 11 - Meiosis

Genes & Alleles Homologous Chromosomes Life Cycle of Sexual Reproducers Introduction to Meiosis Meiosis I Meiosis II Genetic Variation During Meiosis Mitosis & Meiosis Review

Ch. 12+13 - Mendel, Genes, and Inheritance

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

Ch. 14 - DNA Structure and Replication

The Griffith Experiment The Hershey-Chase Experiment Chargaff's Rules Discovering the Structure of DNA Meselson-Stahl Experiment Introduction to DNA Replication DNA Polymerases Leading & Lagging DNA Strands Steps of DNA Replication DNA Repair Telomeres

Ch. 15 - Gene Expression

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

Ch. 16 - Regulation of Gene Expression

Introduction to Regulation of Gene Expression Prokaryotic Gene Regulation via Operons The Lac Operon Glucose's Impact on Lac Operon The Trp Operon Review of the Lac Operon & Trp Operon Introduction to Eukaryotic Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Chromatin Modifications Eukaryotic Transcriptional Control Eukaryotic Post-Transcriptional Regulation Eukaryotic Post-Translational Regulation

Ch. 17 - Bacterial and Viral Genetics


Ch. 18 - DNA Technology

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. 19 - Genomes and Proteomes


Ch. 20 - Development of Evolutionary Thinking

Descent with Modification

Ch. 21 - Microevolution

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch. 22 - Speciation


Ch. 23 - Paleobiology and Macroevolution

History of Life on Earth

Ch. 24 - Systematics and Phylogenetics


Ch. 26 - Bacteria and Archaea

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

Ch. 27 - Eukaryotes

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch. 28 - Seedless Plants

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants

Ch. 29 - Seed Plants

Seed Plants

Ch. 30 - Fungi

Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch. 31 - Animal Phylogeny, Acoelomates, and Protostomes

Overview of Animals Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms

Ch. 32 - Deuterostomes

Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch. 33 - The Plant Body

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth

Ch. 34 - Transport in Plants

Water Potential

Ch. 35 - Plant Nutrition

Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch. 36 - Reproduction and Development in Flowering Plants

Flowers Seeds Plant Development

Ch. 37 - Plant Signals and Responses to the Enviroment

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch. 38 - Introduction to Animal Organization and Physiology

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch. 39 - Neurons and Synapses

Neurons and Action Potentials

Ch. 40 - Nervous Systems

Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch. 41 - Sensory Systems

Sensory System

Ch. 42 - The Endocrine System

Endocrine System

Ch. 43 - Muscles, Bones, and Body Movements

Musculoskeletal System

Ch. 44 - Circulatory System

Circulatory System Heart Physiology

Ch. 45 - Defenses against Disease

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch. 46 - The Respiratory System

Gas Exchange Respiratory System

Ch. 47 - Digestive Systems and Animal Nutrition

Digestion Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch. 48 - Regulating the Internal Environment

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch. 49 - Animal Reproduction

Animal Reproduction

Ch. 50 - Animal Development

Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch. 51 - Ecology and the Biosphere

Ecology Biomes

Ch. 52 - Population Ecology

Population Ecology

Ch. 53 - Population Interactions and Community Ecology

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch. 54 - Ecosystems and Global Change


Ch. 55 - Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

Ch. 56 - Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior

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