Campbell Biology in Focus, Global Edition, 2nd Edition

Campbell Biology in Focus, Global Edition, 2nd Edition
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  • eBook:
    Campbell Biology in Focus, Global Edition, 2nd Edition
  • Author:
    Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Jane B. Reece
  • Edition:
    2 edition
  • Categories:
  • Data:
    March 28, 2016
  • ISBN:
    1292109580
  • ISBN-13:
    9781292109589
  • Language:
    English
  • Pages:
    1105 Pages
  • Format:
    PDF

Book Description
Campbell Biology in Focus is the best-selling “short” textbook for the introductory college biology course for science majors. Every unit takes an approach to streamlining the material that best fits the needs of instructors, based on surveys, curriculum initiatives, reviews, discussions with hundreds of biology professors, careful analyses of course syllabi, and the Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education report. The Second Edition builds on the Campbell hallmark standards of accuracy, clarity, and pedagogical innovation, going beyond this foundation to help students make connections visually across chapters, interpret real data from research, and synthesize their knowledge. The accompanying digital resources include new, mobile-friendly tools that help instructors teach challenging topics better than ever before; integrate the eText with videos and animations; and allow students to test, learn, and retest until they achieve mastery of the content.

Content

1. Introduction: Evolution and the Foundations of Biology

UNIT 1 - Chemistry and Cells
2. The Chemical Context of Life
3. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
4. A Tour of the Cell
5. Membrane Transport and Cell Signaling
6. An Introduction to Metabolism
7. Cellular Respiration and Fermentation
8. Photosynthesis
9. The Cell Cycle

UNIT 2 - Genetics
10. Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles
11. Mendel and the Gene Idea
12. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance
13. The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
14. Gene Expression: From Gene to Protein
15. Regulation of Gene Expression
16. Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer
17. Viruses
18. Genomes and Their Evolution

UNIT 3 - Evolution
19. Descent with Modification
20. Phylogeny
21. The Evolution of Populations
22. The Origin of Species
23. Broad Patterns of Evolution

UNIT 4 - The Evolutionary History of Life
24. Early Life and the Diversification of Prokaryotes
25. The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes
26. The Colonization of Land
27. The Rise of Animal Diversity

UNIT 5 - Plant Form and Function
28. Plant Structure and Growth
29. Resource Acquisition, Nutrition, and Transport in Vascular Plants
30. Reproduction and Domestication of Flowering Plants
31. Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals

UNIT 6 - Animal Form and Function
32. The Internal Environment of Animals: Organization and Regulation
33. Animal Nutrition
34. Circulation and Gas Exchange
35. The Immune System
36. Reproduction and Development
37. Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling
38. Nervous and Sensory Systems
39. Motor Mechanisms and Behavior

UNIT 7 - Ecology
40. Population Ecology and the Distribution of Organisms
41. Species Interactions
42. Ecosystems and Energy
43. Global Ecology and Conservation Biology

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