Biology Biology Today and Tomorrow With Physiology
Biology Today and Tomorrow With Physiology

Biology Today and Tomorrow With Physiology Starr • 6th Edition • 978-0357127544

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Ch. 1 - Invitation to Biology

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

Ch. 2 - Molecules of Life

Atoms- Smallest Unit of Matter Isotopes Introduction to Chemical Bonding Ionic Bonding Covalent Bonds Noncovalent Bonds Hydrogen Bonding Introduction to Water Properties of Water- The Universal Solvent Properties of Water- Thermal Properties of Water- Cohesion and Adhesion Properties of Water- Density Acids and Bases pH Scale Carbon Functional Groups Introduction to Biomolecules Monomers & Polymers Carbohydrates Lipids Nucleic Acids Proteins

Ch. 3 - Cell Structure

Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cells Microscopes Biological Membranes Types of Membrane Proteins Introduction to Eukaryotic Organelles Endomembrane System: Protein Secretion Endomembrane System: Digestive Organelles Mitochondria & Chloroplasts Introduction to the Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions

Ch. 4 - Energy and Metabolism

Introduction to Energy Laws of Thermodynamics Chemical Reactions Enzymes Enzyme Binding Factors Introduction to Metabolism Negative & Positive Feedback Redox Reactions Introduction to Membrane Transport Concentration Gradients and Diffusion Passive vs. Active Transport Osmosis Simple and Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport Endocytosis and Exocytosis

Ch. 5 - Capturing and Releasing Energy

Introduction to Photosynthesis Electromagnetic Spectrum Pigments of Photosynthesis Leaf & Chloroplast Anatomy Stages of Photosynthesis Review of Photosynthesis C3, C4 & CAM Plants Introduction to Cellular Respiration ATP Types of Phosphorylation Review of Aerobic Cellular Respiration Fermentation & Anaerobic Respiration

Ch. 6 - DNA Structure and Function

Organization of DNA in the Cell History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres

Ch. 7 - Gene Expression and Control

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

Ch. 8 - How Cells Reproduce

Introduction to Cell Division Introduction to the Cell Cycle Interphase Phases of Mitosis Cytokinesis Cell Cycle Regulation Cancer Genes & Alleles Homologous Chromosomes Introduction to Meiosis Meiosis I Meiosis II Life Cycle of Sexual Reproducers Genetic Variation During Meiosis Mitosis & Meiosis Review

Ch. 9 - Patterns of Inheritance

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

Ch. 10 - Biotechnology

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting Genomes

Ch. 11 - Evidence of Evolution

Descent with Modification History of Life on Earth Developmental Biology

Ch. 12 - Processes of Evolution

Species Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation Phylogeny

Ch. 13 - Early Life Forms and the Viruses

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

Ch. 14 - Plants and Fungi

Fungi Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants Fungi Reproduction

Ch. 15 - Animal Evolution

Overview of Animals Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch. 16 - Population Ecology

Introduction to Ecology Population Ecology

Ch. 17 - Communities and Ecosystems

Community Interactions Community Structure Ecosystems

Ch. 18 - The Biosphere and Human Effects

Biomes Conservation Biology

Ch. 19 - Animal Tissues and Organs

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch. 20 - How Animals Move

Musculoskeletal System

Ch. 21 - Circulation and Respiration

Circulatory and Respiratory Anatomy Heart Physiology Gas Exchange Circulatory System Respiratory System

Ch. 22 - Immunity

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch. 23 - Digestion and Excretion

Digestion Blood Sugar Homeostasis Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch. 24 - Neural Control and the Senses

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System Sensory System

Ch. 25 - Endocrine Control

Endocrine System

Ch. 26 - Reproduction and Development

Animal Reproduction Animal Development

Ch. 27 - Plant Form and Function

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth Water Potential Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch. 28 - Plant Reproduction and Development

Flowers Seeds Plant Development Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses