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Ch.1 - Biology and the Tree of Life

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

Ch.2 - Water and Carbon: Chemical Basis 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

Ch.3 - Protein Structure and Function

Polymers Proteins

Ch.4 - Nucleic Acids and the RNA World

Nucleic Acids

Ch.5 - An Introduction to Carbohydrates


Ch.6 - Lipids, membranes, and the First Cells

Lipids Fluid Mosaic Model Osmosis and Diffusion Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport

Ch.7 - Inside the Cell

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions Bulk Transport

Ch.8 - Energy and Enzymes

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism Redox Reactions

Ch.9 - Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

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

Ch.10 - Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.11 - Cell-Cell Interactions

Cell Junctions Cell Signaling Reception Transduction and Response

Ch.12 - The Cell Cycle

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation

Ch.13 - Meiosis

Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.14 - Mendel and the Gene

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Extensions to Mendel Genetic Counseling

Ch.15 - DNA and the Gene: Synthesis and Repair

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres

Ch.16 - How Genes Work

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Mutation Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.17 - Transcription, RNA Processing, and Translation

Transcription RNA Processing Translation

Ch.18 - Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria

Bacterial Gene Regulation

Ch.19 - Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.20 - Analyzing and Engineering Genes

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.21 - Genomics and Beyond


Ch.22 - Principles of Development

Developmental Biology

Ch.23 - An Introduction to Animal Development

Animal Development

Ch.24 - An Introduction to Plant Development

Plant Development

Ch.25 - Evolution by Natural Selection

Descent with Modification

Ch.26 - Evolutionary Processes

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch.27 - Speciation


Ch.28 - Phylogenies and the History of Life

Phylogeny History of Life on Earth

Ch.29 - Bacteria and Archaea

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

Ch.30 - Protists

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.31 - Green Algae and Land Plants

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants

Ch.32 - Fungi

Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.33 - An Introduction to Animals

Overview of Animals

Ch.34 - Protostome Animals

Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans

Ch.35 - Deuterostome Animals

Echinoderms Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.36 - Viruses


Ch.37 - Plant Form and Function

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth

Ch. 38 - Water and Sugar Transport in Plants

Water Potential

Ch.39 - Plant Nutrition

Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.40 - Plant Sensory Systems, Signals, and Responses

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.41 - Plant Reproduction

Flowers Seeds

Ch.42 - Animal Form and Function

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.43 - Water and Electrolyte Balance

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.44 - Animal Nutrition

Digestion Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.45 - Gas Exchange and Circulation

Circulatory and Respiratory Anatomy Heart Physiology Gas Exchange

Ch.46 - Animal Nervous Systems

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.47 - Animal Sensory Systems

Sensory System

Ch.48 - Animal Movement

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.49 - Chemical Signals in Animals

Endocrine System

Ch.50 - Animal Reproduction

Animal Reproduction

Ch.51 - The Immune System in Animals

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.52 - An Introduction to Ecology


Ch.53 - Behavioral Ecology

Animal Behavior

Ch.54 - Population Ecology

Population Ecology

Ch.55 - Community Ecology

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.56 - Ecosystems and Global Ecology


Ch.57 - Biodiversity and Conservation Ecology

Conservation Biology

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