Biology Biology for the Changing World
Biology for the Changing World

Biology for the Changing World Shuster • 2nd Edition • 978-1464151798

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Ch.1 - Process of Science

Scientific Method Experimental Design

Ch.2 - Chemistry and Molecules of Life

Introduction to Biology Characteristics of Life Atoms- Smallest Unit of Matter 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 - Cell Function and Structure

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

Ch.4 - Nutrition, Metabolism, Enzymes

Introduction to Energy Laws of Thermodynamics ATP Enzymes Enzyme Activation Energy Enzyme Binding Factors Enzyme Inhibition Introduction to Metabolism

Ch.5 - Energy Flow and Photosynthesis

Introduction to Photosynthesis Electromagnetic Spectrum Stages of Photosynthesis Light Reactions of Photosynthesis Calvin Cycle Review of Photosynthesis

Ch.6 - Dietary Energy and Cellular Respiration

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

Ch.7 - DNA Structure and Replication

Discovering the Structure of DNA Introduction to DNA Replication Introduction to Polymerase Chain Reaction The Steps of PCR Gel Electrophoresis Southern Blotting DNA Fingerprinting Introduction to DNA Sequencing Dideoxy Sequencing

Ch.8 - Genes to Proteins

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 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 Introduction to DNA-Based Technology Introduction to DNA Cloning Steps to DNA Cloning

Ch.9 - Cell Division and Mitosis

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

Ch.10 - Genetic Mutation and Cancer


Ch.11 - Single-Gene Inheritance and Meiosis

Genes & Alleles Homologous Chromosomes Introduction to Meiosis Meiosis I Meiosis II Mitosis & Meiosis Review Genetic Variation During Meiosis Introduction to Mendel's Experiments Genotype vs. Phenotype Mendel's Experiments Mendel's Laws Punnett Squares Monohybrid Crosses Test Crosses Dihybrid Crosses

Ch.12 - Complex Inheritance

Incomplete Dominance vs. Codominance Epistasis Non-Mendelian Genetics Pedigrees Autosomal Inheritance Sex-Linked Inheritance Genetic Counseling

Ch.13 - Stem Cells and Cell Differentiation

Developmental Biology

Ch.14 - Natural Selection and Adaptation

Descent with Modification

Ch.15 - Nonadaptive Evolution and Speciation

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation Species

Ch.17 - Life on Earth

History of Life on Earth Phylogeny

Ch.18 - Prokaryotic Diversity

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

Ch.19 - Eukaryotic Diversity

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants Overview of Animals Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms Chordates Aminotes Fungi Fungi Reproduction Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.20 - Human Evolution

Primates and Homonids

Ch.21 - Population Ecology

Introduction to Ecology Population Ecology

Ch.22 - Community Ecology

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.23 - Ecosystem Ecology

Biomes Ecosystems

Ch.24 - Sustainability

Conservation Biology