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What is Life? A Guide to Biology with Physiology

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Ch.2 - Chemistry: Raw materials and fuel for our bodies

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

Ch.3 - Cells: The smallest part of you

Cells Nucleus Cytoskeleton Endomembrane System Fluid Mosaic Model Osmosis and Diffusion Facilitated Diffusion Active Transport Bulk Transport

Ch.4 - Energy: From the sun to you in just two steps

ATP Metabolism Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2 Cellular Respiration Glycolysis Pyruvate Oxidation Citric Acid Cycle ETC and Oxidative Phosphorylation Anaerobic Respiration and Fermentation

Ch.5 - DNA, Gene Expression and Biotechnology: What is the genetic code, and how is it harnessed

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation Mutation DNA Cloning DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.6 - Chromosomes and Cell Division: Continuity and Variety

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.7 - Gene and Inheritance: Family resemblance: how traits are inherited

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel Genetic Counseling Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Ch.8 - Evolution and Natural Selection: Darwin's dangerous idea

Descent with Modification Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation

Ch.10 - The Origin and Diversification of Life on Earth: Understanding Biodiversity

Species History of Life on Earth

Ch.11 - Animal Diversification: Visibility in Motion

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

Ch.12 - Plant and Fungi Diversification: Where did all the plants and fungi come from?

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

Ch.13 - Evolution and Diversity Among the Microbes: Bacteria, archaea, protists, and viruses:

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

Ch.14 - Population Ecology: Planet at Capacity: Patters of population growth

Introduction to Ecology Population Ecology

Ch.15 - Ecosystems and Communities: organisms and their environments

Biomes Community Interactions Community Structure Ecosystems

Ch.16 - Conservation and Biodiversity: Human influences on the environment

Conservation Biology

Ch.17 - Plant Structure and Nutrient Support: How plants functions, and why we need them

Roots and Shoots Tissues Water Potential Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.18 - Growth and Reproduction in Plants: Problem solving with flowers and wood

Flowers Seeds Growth

Ch.19 - Plants respond to their environments: Defending and regulating while rooted in the ground

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses

Ch.20 - Introduction to Animal Physiology: Principles of animal organization and function

Animal Tissues

Ch.21 - Circulation and Respiration: Transporting fuel, raw materials, and gasses into, out of, and...

Circulatory and Respiratory Anatomy Heart Physiology Gas Exchange

Ch.22 - Nutrition and Digestion: At rest and at play: optimizing human physiological functioning


Ch.23 - Nervous and Motor Systems: Actions, reactions, sensations, and addictions: meet your...

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System Sensory System Musculoskeletal System

Ch.24 - Hormones: Mood, emotions, growth, and more: hormones as master regulators

Endocrine System

Ch.25 - Reproduction and Development: From two parents to one embryo to one baby

Animal Reproduction Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.26 - Immunity and Health: How the body defends and maintains itself

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

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