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Freeman, Scott, 1955-
Biological science / Scott Freeman [and 6 others]
Fifth edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Boston : Pearson, [2014]
book jacket
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 Circ.Desk/2 Hr Reserve  QH308.2 .F73 2014    AVAILABLE
 Circ.Desk/4 Hr Reserve  QH308.2 .F73 2014 c.2  AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Biology -- Textbooks
Physical Description 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 1. Biology and the tree of life -- Unit 1. The molecular origin and evolution of life. 2. Water and carbon: The chemical basis of life -- 3. Protein structure and function -- 4. Nucleic acids and the RNA world -- 5. An introduction to carbohydrates -- 6. Lipids, membranes, and the first cells. Unit 2. Cell structure and function. 7. Inside the cell -- 8. Energy and enzymes: An introduction to metabolic pathways -- 9. Cellular respiration and fermentation -- 10. Photosynthesis -- 11. Cell-cell interactions -- 12. The cell cycle -- Unit 3. Gene structure and expression. 13. Meiosis -- 14. Mendel and the gene -- 15. DNA and the gene: Synthesis and repair -- 16. How genes work -- 17. Transcription, RNA processing, and translation -- 18. Control of gene expression in bacteria -- 19. Control of gene expression in eukaryotes -- 20. Analyzing and engineering genes -- 21. Genomics and beyond -- Unit 4. Developmental biology. 22. Principles of development -- 23. An introduction to animal development -- 24. An introduction to plant development -- Unit 5. Evolutionary processes and patterns. 25. Evolution by natural selection -- 26. Evolutionary processes -- 27. Speciation -- 28. Phylogenies and the history of life -- Unit 6. The diversification of life. 29. Bacteria and archaea -- 30. Protists -- 31. Green algae and land plants -- 32. Fungi -- 33. An introduction to animals -- 34. Protostome animals -- 35. Deuterostome animals -- 36. Viruses -- Unit 7. How plants work. 37. Plant form and function -- 38. Water and sugar transport in plants -- 39. Plant nutrition -- 40. Plant sensory systems, signals, and responses -- 41. Plant reproduction -- Unit 8. How animals work. 42. Animal form and function -- 43. Water and electrolyte balance in animals -- 44. Animal nutrition -- 45. Gas exchange and circulation -- 46. Animal nervous systems -- 47. Animal sensory systems -- 48. Animal movement -- 49. Chemical signals in animals -- 50. Animal reproduction -- 51. The immune system in animals -- Unit 9. Ecology. 52. An introduction to ecology -- 53. Behavioral ecology -- 54. Population ecology -- 55. Community ecology -- 56. Ecosystems and global ecology -- 57. Biodiversity and conservation biology

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