Biology Biology

Biology Brooker • 4th Edition • 978-1259188121

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Ch.1- An Introduction 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 - The Chemical Basis of Life: Atoms, Molecules, 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 - The Chemical Basis of Life II: Organic Molecules

Carbon Polymers Carbohydrates Proteins Nucleic Acids Lipids

Ch.4 - General Features of Cells

Cells Nucleus Cytoskeleton Endomembrane System Endosymbionts

Ch.5 - Membrane Structure, Synthesis, and Transport

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

Ch.6 - An Introduction to Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism

ATP Enzymes Metabolism

Ch.7 - Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

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

Ch.8 - Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.9 - Cell Communication

Cell Signaling Reception Transduction and Response

Ch.10 - Multicellularity

Cell Junctions

Ch.11 - Nucleic Acid Structure, DNA Replication, and Chromosome Structure

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication

Ch.12 - Gene Expression at the Molecular Level

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation

Ch.13 - Gene Regulation

Bacterial Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.14 - Mutation, DNA Repair, and Cancer

Mutation Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres

Ch.15 - The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle, Mitosis, and Meiosis

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation Sexual Reproduction Meiosis Human Sexual Reproduction

Ch.16 - Simple Patterns of Inheritance

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance

Ch.17 - Complex Patterns of Inheritance

Extensions to Mendel Genetic Counseling Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.18 - Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria


Ch.19 - Developmental Genetics

Developmental Biology Plant Development

Ch.20 - Genetic Technology

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.21 - Genomes, Proteomes, and Bioinformatics


Ch.22 - The Origin and History of Life on Earth

History of Life on Earth

Ch.24 - Population Genetics

Descent with Modification Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch.25 - Origin of Species and Macroevolution


Ch.26 - Taxonomy and Systematics


Ch.27 - Archaea and Bacteria

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

Ch.28 - Protists

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.29 - Plants and the Conquest of Land

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants

Ch.31 - Fungi

Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.32 - An Introduction to Animal Diversity

Overview of Animals

Ch.33 - The Invertebrates

Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms

Ch.34 - The Vertebrates

Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.35 - An Introduction to Flowering Plant Form and Function

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth

Ch.36 - Flowering Plants: Behavior

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.37 - Flowering Plants: Nutrition

Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.38 - Flowering Plants: Transport

Water Potential

Ch.39 - Flowering Plants: Reproduction

Flowers Seeds

Ch.40 - Animal Bodies and Homeostasis

Animal Tissues

Ch.41 - Neuroscience I: Cells of the Nervous System

Neurons and Action Potentials

Ch.42 - Neuroscience II: Evolution, Structure, and Function of the Nervous System

Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.43 - Neuroscience III: Sensory Systems

Sensory System

Ch.44 - Muscular-Skeletal Systems and Locomotion

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.45 - Nutrition and Animal Digestive Systems


Ch.46 - Control of Energy Balance, Metabolic Rate, and Body Temperature

Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.47 - Circulatory Systems

Circulatory System Heart Physiology

Ch.48 - Respiratory Systems

Respiratory System Gas Exchange

Ch.49 - Excretory Systems and the Homeostasis of Internal Fluids

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.50 - Endocrine Systems

Endocrine System Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.51 - Animal Reproduction

Animal Reproduction

Ch.52 - Animal Development

Animal Development

Ch.53 - Immune System

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.54 - An Introduction to Ecology and Biomes


Ch.55 - Behavioral Ecology

Animal Behavior

Ch.56 - Ecology

Population Ecology

Ch.57 - Species Interactions

Community Interactions

Ch.58 - Community Ecology

Community Structure

Ch.59 - Ecosystem Ecology


Ch.60 - Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

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