ISBN-10:
007333748X
ISBN-13:
9780073337487
Pub. Date:
02/28/2007
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Chemistry, Cell Biology and Genetics, Volume 1 / Edition 8

Chemistry, Cell Biology and Genetics, Volume 1 / Edition 8

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Overview

BIOLOGY is an authoritative majors textbook focusing on evolution as a unifying theme. Volume I covers Chemistry, Cell Biology, and Genetics; Volume II covers Plant and Animal Biology; and Volume III covers Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology.

BIOLOGY is distinguished from other texts by its strong emphasis on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity. The new 8th edition continues that tradition and advances into modern biology by featuring the latest in cutting edge content reflective of the rapid advances in biology. That same modern perspective was brought into the completely new art program offering readers a dynamic, realistic, and accurate, visual program.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073337487
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 02/28/2007
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Preface
Guided Tour
Part I The Molecular Basis of Life
1 The Science of Biology
2 The Nature of Molecules
3 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life
Part II Biology of the Cell
4 Cell Structure
5 Membranes
6 Energy and Metabolism
7 How Cells Harvest Energy
8 Photosynthesis
9 Cell-Cell Interactions
10 How Cells Divide
Part III Genetic and Molecular Biology
11 Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis
12 Patterns of Inheritance
13 Chromosomes, Mapping and the Meiosis Inheritance Connection
14 DNA: The Genetic Material
15 Genes and How They Work
16 Control of Gene Expression
17 Biotechnology
18 Genomics
19 Cellular Mechanisms of Development
Glossary
Credits
Index

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