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Discover Biology Shin • 6th Edition • 978-0393936728

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Ch.1 - The Nature of Science and the Characteristics of Life

Ch.2 - The Chemistry of Life

Carbon Polymers Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Nucleic Acids

Ch.3 - Cell Structures and Internal Compartments

Cells Nucleus Endomembrane System Endosymbionts Cytoskeleton Cell Junctions

Ch.4 - Cell Membranes, Transport, and Communication

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

Ch.5 - Energy, Metabolism, and Enzymes

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism

Ch.6 - Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

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

Ch.7 - Cell Division

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation Sexual Reproduction Meiosis

Ch.9 - Patterns of Inheritance

Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel

Ch.10 - Chromosomes and Human Genetics

Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance Chromosome Abnormalities and Non-Mendelian Inheritance Genetic Counseling

Ch.11 - DNA and Genes

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres Genomes

Ch.12 - From Gene to Protein

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation Mutation Bacterial Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Gene Regulation

Ch.13 - DNA Technology

DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.14 - How Evolution Works

Descent with Modification Genetic Variation

Ch.15 - The Origin of Species


Ch.16 - The Evolutionary History of Life

History of Life on Earth Phylogeny

Ch.17 - Bacteria, Archaea, and Viruses

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

Ch.18 - Protista, Plantae, and Fungi

Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants Fungi Fungi Reproduction

Ch.19 - Animalia

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

Ch.20 - The Biosphere


Ch.21 - Growth of Populations

Population Ecology Hardy-Weinberg Model

Ch.22 - Animal Behavior

Animal Behavior

Ch.23 - Ecological Communities

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.24 - Ecosystems


Ch.25 - Global Change

Conservation Biology

Ch.26 - Internal Organization and Homeostasis

Animal Tissues Metabolism and Homeostasis Thermoregulation

Ch.27 - Nutrition and Digestion


Ch.28 - Circulation and Gas Exchange

Circulatory and Respiratory Anatomy Heart Physiology Gas Exchange

Ch.29 - Animal Hormones

Endocrine System Blood Sugar Homeostasis

Ch.30 - Nervous and Sensory Systems

Neurons and Action Potentials Central and Peripheral Nervous System Sensory System

Ch.31 - Skeletons, Muscles, and Movement

Musculoskeletal System

Ch.32 - The Immune System

Immune System Innate Immunity Adaptive Immunity

Ch.33 - Reproduction and Development

Animal Reproduction Developmental Biology Animal Development

Ch.34 - Plant Structure, Nutrition, and Transport

Roots and Shoots Tissues Water Potential Soil and Nutrients Nitrogen Fixation

Ch.35 Plant Growth and Reproduction

Growth Flowers Seeds Phototropism Tropisms and Hormones Plant Defenses