Biology Campbell Biology in Focus
Campbell Biology in Focus

Campbell Biology in Focus Urry • 2nd Edition • 978-0321962751

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Ch.1 - Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology

Characteristics of Life

Ch.2 - The Chemical Context of Life

Atoms Bonding Properties of Water Acids and Bases

Ch.3 - Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life

Carbon Polymers Carbohydrates Proteins Nucleic Acids Lipids

Ch.4 - A Tour of the Cell

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions

Ch.5 - Membrane Transport and Cell Signaling

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

Ch.6 - An Introduction to Metabolism

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism

Ch.7 - Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

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

Ch.8 - Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.9 - The Cell Cycle

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation

Ch.10 - Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles

Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.11 - Mendel and the Gene Idea

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel Genetic Counseling

Ch.12 - The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.13 - The Molecular Basis of Inheritance

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.14 - Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation Mutation

Ch.15 - Regulation of Gene Expression

Bacterial Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.16 - Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer

Developmental Biology Animal Development Plant Development

Ch.17 - Viruses


Ch.18 - Genomes and Their Evolution

Genomes Genetic Variation

Ch.19 - Descent with Modification

Descent with Modification Hardy-Weinberg Model

Ch.20 - Phylogeny


Ch.21 - The Evolution of Populations

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch.22 - The Origin of Species


Ch.23 - Broad Patterns of Evolution

History of Life on Earth

Ch.24 - Early Life and the Diversification of Prokaryotes

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

Ch.25 - The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.26 - The Colonization of Land

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

Ch.27 - The Rise of Animal Diversity

Overview of Animals Porifera and Cnideria Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.28 - Plant Structure and Growth

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth

Ch.29 - Resource Acquisition, Nutrition, and Transport in Vascular Plants

Water Potential Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.30 - Reproduction and Domestication of Flowering Plants

Flowers Seeds

Ch.31 - Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.32 - The Internal Environment of Animals: Organization and Regulation

Endocrine System Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.33 - Animal Nutrition


Ch.34 - Circulation and Gas Exchange

Circulatory and Respiratory Anatomy Heart Physiology Gas Exchange

Ch.35 - The Immune System

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.36 - Reproduction and Development

Animal Reproduction Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.37 - Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling

Neurons and Action Potentials

Ch.38 - Nervous and Sensory Systems

Central and Peripheral Nervous System Sensory System

Ch.39 - Motor Mechanisms and Behavior

Musculoskeletal System Animal Behavior

Ch.40 - Population Ecology and the Distribution of Organisms

Introduction to Ecology Population Ecology

Ch.41 - Species Interactions

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.42 - Ecosystems and Energy


Ch.43 - Global Ecology and Conservation Biology

Biomes Conservation Biology