Biology Essentials of Biology
Essentials of Biology

Essentials of Biology Mader • 4th Edition • 978-0078024221

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Ch.1 - Biology: The Science of Life

Characteristics of Life

Ch.2 - The Chemical Basis of Life

Atoms Bonding Properties of Water Acids and Bases

Ch.3 - The Organic Molecules of Life

Carbon Polymers Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids

Ch.4 - Inside the Cell

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions Fluid Mosaic Model

Ch.5 - The Dynamic Cell

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism Osmosis and Diffusion Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport Bulk Transport

Ch.6 - Energy for Life

Redox Reactions Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.7 - Energy for Cells

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

Ch.8 - Cellular Reproduction

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation

Ch.9 - Meiosis and the Genetic Basis of Sexual Reproduction

Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.10 - Patterns of Inheritance

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel

Ch.11 - DNA Biology

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

Ch.12 - Biotechnology and Genomics

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting Genomes

Ch.13 - Genetic Counseling

Mutation Chromosome Abnormalities Genetic Counseling

Ch.14 - Darwin and Evolution

Descent with Modification

Ch.15 - Evolution on a Small Scale

Genetic Variation Hardy-Weinberg Model

Ch.16 - Evolution on a Large Scale

Species History of Life on Earth Phylogeny

Ch.17 - The Microorganisms: Viruses, Bacteria, and Protists

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

Ch.18 - Land Environment: Plants and Fungi

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

Ch.19 - Both Water and Land: Animals

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

Ch.20 - Plant Anatomy and Growth

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

Ch.21 - Plant Responses and Reproduction

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses Flowers Seeds

Ch.22 - Being Organized and Steady

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.23 - The Transport Systems

Circulatory System

Ch.24 - The Maintenance Systems

Respiratory System Digestion

Ch.25 - Human Nutrition


Ch.26 - Defenses Against Disease

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.27 - The Control Systems

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System Endocrine System

Ch.28 - Sensory Input and Motor Output

Sensory System Musculoskeletal System

Ch.29 - Reproduction and Embryonic Development

Animal Reproduction Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.30 - Ecology and Populations

Ecology Population Ecology

Ch.31 - Communities and Ecosystems

Community Interactions Community Structure Ecosystems

Ch.32 - Human Impact on the Biosphere

Conservation Biology

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