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Scientific American Biology for a Changing World

Scientific American Biology for a Changing World Shuster • 3rd Edition • 978-1319050580

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Ch.1 - Process of Science

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

Ch.2 - Chemistry of 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 Proteins Nucleic Acids Lipids

Ch.3 - Cell Structure and Function

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 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.4 - Nutrition, Enzymes, Metabolism

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.5 - Energy and Photosynthesis

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

Ch.6 - Dietary Energy and 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.7 - 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 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.8+9 - 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

Ch.10 - Cell Division and Cancer

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 - Simple Inheritance and Meiosis

Genes & Alleles Homologous Chromosomes Life Cycle of Sexual Reproducers 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 Punnett Square Probability

Ch.12 - Complex Inheritance

Incomplete Dominance vs. Codominance Epistasis Non-Mendelian Genetics Pedigrees Autosomal Inheritance Sex-Linked Inheritance X-Inactivation

Ch.13 - Natural Selection and Adaptation

Descent with Modification

Ch.14 - Nonadaptive Evolution and Speciation

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation Species

Ch.16 - Life on Earth

History of Life on Earth Phylogeny

Ch.17 - Prokaryotic Diversity

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

Ch.18 - 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.19 - Human Evolution

Primates and Homonids

Ch.20 - Population Ecology

Introduction to Ecology Population Ecology

Ch.21 - Community Ecology

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.22 - Ecosystem Ecology

Biomes Ecosystems

Ch.23 - Sustainability

Conservation Biology

Ch.24 - Plant Growth and Reproduction

Nitrogen Fixation Flowers Seeds

Ch.25 - Plant Physiology

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth Water Potential Soil and Nutrients Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.26 - Overview of Animal Physiology

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.27 - Digestive System

Digestion Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.28 - Cardiovascular System

Heart Physiology Circulatory System

Ch.29 - Respiratory System

Gas Exchange Respiratory System

Ch.30 - Central Nervous System

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System Sensory System

Ch.31 - Reproductive System

Animal Reproduction Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.32 - Immune System

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

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