Biology Biology for the Changing World
Biology for the Changing World

Biology for the Changing World Shuster • 2nd Edition • 978-1464151798

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Ch.1 - Process of Science

Characteristics of Life

Ch.2 - Chemistry and Molecules of Life

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

Ch.3 - Cell Function and Structure

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

Ch.4 - Nutrition, Metabolism, Enzymes

Thermochemistry ATP Enzymes Metabolism

Ch.5 - Energy Flow and Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis Light Reactions Calvin Cycle The Need for CO2

Ch.6 - Dietary Energy and Cellular Respiration

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

Ch.7 - DNA Structure and Replication

History of Genetic Research DNA Replication Repair Mechanisms and Telomeres DNA Fingerprinting

Ch.8 - Genes to Proteins

Gene Expression and the Genetic Code Transcription RNA Processing Translation Bacterial Gene Regulation Eukaryotic Gene Regulation DNA Cloning PCR and Dideoxy Sequencing

Ch.9 - Cell Division and Mitosis

Cell Division Mitosis Cell Cycle Regulation

Ch.10 - Genetic Mutation and Cancer


Ch.11 - Single-Gene Inheritance and Meiosis

Sexual Reproduction Meiosis Mendel's Experiment Independent Assortment Extensions to Mendel

Ch.12 - Complex Inheritance

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

Ch.13 - Stem Cells and Cell Differentiation

Developmental Biology

Ch.14 - Natural Selection and Adaptation

Descent with Modification

Ch.15 - Nonadaptive Evolution and Speciation

Hardy-Weinberg Model Genetic Variation Species

Ch.17 - Life on Earth

History of Life on Earth Phylogeny

Ch.18 - Prokaryotic Diversity

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

Ch.19 - Eukaryotic Diversity

Land Plants Nonvascular Plants Seedless Vascular Plants Seed Plants Overview of Animals Porifera and Cnideria Lophotrochozoans Ecdysozoans Echinoderms Chordates Aminotes Fungi Fungi Reproduction Protist Cells Protist Life Cycles Protist Lineages

Ch.20 - Human Evolution

Primates and Homonids

Ch.21 - Population Ecology

Introduction to Ecology Population Ecology

Ch.22 - Community Ecology

Community Interactions Community Structure

Ch.23 - Ecosystem Ecology

Biomes Ecosystems

Ch.24 - Sustainability

Conservation Biology