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Life: The Science of Biology

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Ch.1 - Studying Life

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

Ch.2 - Small Molecules and the Chemistry 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

Ch.3 - Proteins, Carbohydrates, and Lipids

Proteins Carbohydrates Lipids

Ch.4 - Nucleic Acids and the Origin of Life

Nucleic Acids

Ch.5 - Cells: The Working Units of Life

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton

Ch.6 - Cell Membranes

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

Ch.7 - Cell Communication and Multicellularity

Cell Signaling Reception Transduction and Response

Ch.8 - Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism

Ch.9 - Pathways that Harvest Chemical Energy

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

Ch.10 - Photosynthesis: Energy from Sunlight

Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.11 - The Cell Cycle and Cell Division

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.12 - Inheritance, Genes, and Chromosomes

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

Ch.13 - DNA and its Role in Heredity

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing

Ch.14 - From DNA to Protein: Gene Expression

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation

Ch.15 - Gene Mutation and Molecular Medicine

Mutation DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.16 - Regulation of Gene Expression

Bacterial Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.17 - Genomes


Ch.18 - Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology

DNA Cloning

Ch.19 - Differential Gene Expression in Development

Developmental Biology

Ch.20 - Genes, Development, and Evolution

Genetic Variation

Ch.21 - Mechanisms of Evolution

Descent with Modification Hardy-Weinberg Model

Ch.22 - Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies


Ch.23 - Speciation


Ch.25 - The History of Life on Earth

History of Life on Earth

Ch.26 - Bacteria, Archaea, and Viruses

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

Ch.27 - The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.28 - Plants without Seeds: From Water to Land

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants

Ch.29 - The Evolution of Seed Plants

Seed Plants

Ch.30 - The Evolution and Diversity of Fungi

Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.31 - Animal Origins and the Evolution of Body Plans

Overview of Animals

Ch.32 - Protostome Animals

Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans

Ch.33 - Deuterostome Animals

Echinoderms Chordates Aminotes Primates and Homonids

Ch.34 - The Plant Body

Roots and Shoots Tissues Growth

Ch.35 - Transport in Plants

Water Potential

Ch.36 - Plant Nutrition

Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.37 - Regulation of Plant Growth

Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones

Ch.38 - Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Flowers Seeds

Ch.39 - Plant Responses to Environmental

Plant Defenses

Ch.40 - Physiology, Homeostasis, and Temperature Regulation

Animal Tissues Thermoregulation

Ch.41 - Animal Hormones

Endocrine System Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.42 - Immunology: Animal Defense Systems

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.43 - Animal Reproduction

Animal Reproduction

Ch.44 - Animal Development

Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.45 - Neurons, Glia, and Nervous Systems

Neurons and Action Potentials

Ch.46 - Sensory Systems

Sensory System

Ch.47 - The Mammalian Nervous System: Structure and Higher Functions

Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Ch.48 - Musculoskeletal Systems

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.49 - Gas Exchange

Respiratory System Gas Exchange

Ch.50 - Circulatory Systems

Circulatory System

Ch.51 - Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption


Ch.52 - Salt and Water Balance and Nitrogen Excretion

Osmoregulation and Excretion

Ch.53 - Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior

Ch.54 - Ecology and the Distribution of Life


Ch.55 - Population Ecology

Population Ecology

Ch.56 - Species Interactions and Coevolution

Community Interactions

Ch.57 - Community Ecology

Community Structure

Ch.58 - Ecosystems and Global Ecology


Ch.59 - Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology

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