Biology Inquiry Into Life
Inquiry Into Life

Inquiry Into Life Mader • 15th Edition • 978-1259426162

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Ch.1 - The Study of Life

Characteristics of Life

Ch.2 - The Molecules of Cells

Atoms Bonding Properties of Water Acids and Bases Carbon Polymers Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids

Ch.3 - Cell Structure and Function

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions

Ch.4 - Membrane Structure and Function

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

Ch.5 - Cell Division

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.6 - Metabolism: Energy and Enzymes

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism Redox Reactions

Ch.7 - Cellular Respiration

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 - Plant Organization and Function

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

Ch.10 - Plant Reproduction and Responses

Flowers Seeds Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.11 - Human Organization

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.12 - Cardiovascular System

Circulatory System Heart Physiology

Ch.13 - Lymphatic and Immune System

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.14 - Digestive System and Nutrition


Ch.15 - Respiratory System

Respiratory System Gas Exchange

Ch.16 - Urinary System and Excretion

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.17 - Nervous System

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.18 - Senses

Sensory System

Ch.19 - Musculoskeletal System

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.20 - Endocrine System

Endocrine System Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.21 - Reproductive System

Animal Reproduction

Ch.22 - Development and Aging

Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.23 - Patterns of Gene Inheritance

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel Genetic Counseling

Ch.24 - Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.25 - DNA Structure and Gene Expression

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation Mutation Bacterial Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.26 - Biotechnology and Genomics

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting Genomes

Ch.27 - Evolution of Life

Descent with Modification Genetic Variation Species History of Life on Earth Phylogeny

Ch.28 - Microbiology

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

Ch.29 - Protists and Fungi

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.30 - Plants

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants

Ch.31 - Animals: The Invertebrates

Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms

Ch.32 - Animals: Chordates and Vertebrates

Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.33 - Behavioral Ecology

Animal Behavior

Ch.34 - Population and Community Ecology

Population Ecology Hardy-Weinberg Model Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.35 - Nature of Ecosystems


Ch.36 - Major Ecosystems of the Biosphere


Ch.37 - Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

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