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Campbell Biology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Oct 16, 2013

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The Tenth Edition of the best-selling text Campbell BIOLOGY helps launch students to success in biology through its clear and engaging narrative, superior pedagogy, and innovative use of art and photos to promote student learning.

 

The Tenth Edition helps students develop a deeper understanding of biology by making connections visually across chapters and building the scientific skills needed for success in upper-level courses.

  • New Make Connections Figures pull together content from different chapters visually, helping students see “big picture” relationships.
  • New Scientific Skills Exercises in every chapter use real data to build key skills needed for biology, including data analysis, graphing, experimental design, and math skills.
  • New examples show students how our ability to sequence DNA and proteins rapidly and inexpensively is transforming every subfield of biology.
  • A wide variety of new assignment options in MasteringBiology®, the most widely used online homework, tutorial, and assessment program for biology, help students strengthen their understanding of biology and practice science skills.

Table of Contents

1. The Themes of Biology and Scientific Inquiry

 

I. THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE

 2. The Chemical Context of Life

 3. Water and Life

 4. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life

 5. The Structure and Function of Large Biological Molecules

 

II. THE CELL

 6. A Tour of the Cell

 7. Membrane Structure and Function

 8. An Introduction to Metabolism

 9. Cellular Respiration and Fermentation

10. Photosynthesis

11. Cell Communication

12. The Cell Cycle

 

III. GENETICS

13. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles

14. Mendel and the Gene Idea

15. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

16. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance

17. Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein

18. Regulation of Gene Expression

19. Viruses

20. DNA Tools and Biotechnology

21. Genomes and Their Evolution

 

IV. MECHANISMS OF EVOLUTION

22. Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life

23. The Evolution of Populations

24. The Origin of Species

25. The History of Life on Earth

 

V. THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

26. Phylogeny and the Tree of Life

27. Bacteria and Archaea

28. Protists

29. Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land

30. Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants

31. Fungi

32. An Overview of Animal Diversity

33. An Introduction to Invertebrates

34. The Origin and Evolution of Vertebrates

 

VI. PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION

35. Plant Structure, Growth, and Development

36. Resource Acquisition and Transport in Vascular Plants

37. Soil and Plant Nutrition

38. Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology

39. Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals

 

VII. ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION

40. Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function

41. Animal Nutrition

42. Circulation and Gas Exchange

43. The Immune System

44. Osmoregulation and Excretion

45. Hormones and the Endocrine System

46. Animal Reproduction

47. Animal Development

48. Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling

49. Nervous Systems

50. Sensory and Motor Mechanisms

51. Animal Behavior

 

VIII. ECOLOGY

52. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere

53. Population Ecology

54. Community Ecology

55. Ecosystems and Restoration Ecology

56. Conservation Biology and Global Change

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$91.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-83910-7