Biology Today and Tomorrow without Physiology, 5th Edition
- Cecie Starr
- Christine Evers
- Lisa Starr
- ISBN-10: 1305117395
- ISBN-13: 9781305117396
- 416 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2010, 2007
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
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1. Invitation to Biology.
UNIT 1: HOW CELLS WORK.
2. Molecules of Life.
3. Cell Structure.
4. Energy and Metabolism.
5. Capturing and Releasing Energy.
UNIT 2: GENETICS.
6. DNA Structure and Function.
7. Gene Expression and Control.
8. How Cells Reproduce.
9. Patterns of Inheritance.
UNIT 3: EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY.
11. Evidence of Evolution.
12. Processes of Evolution.
13. Early Life Forms and the Viruses.
14. Plants and Fungi.
15. Animal Evolution.
UNIT 4: ECOLOGY
16. Population Ecology.
17. Communities and Ecosystems.
18. The Biosphere and Human Effects.
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