Essentials of biology / Sylvia S. Mader, Michael Windelspecht.
By: Mader, Sylvia S
Contributor(s): Windelspecht, MichaelCall number: 570 M181E 2012 Material type: BookPublisher: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill, c2012. Edition: 3rd ed., International ed.Description: xxvii, 652,  p. : ill., maps, charts.ISBN: 9780071315951 (pbk.).Subject(s): Biology
1, A view of life -- Part I. The cell. 2, The chemical basis of life. 3, The organic molecules of life. 4, Inside the cell. 5, The dynamic cell. 6, Energy for life. 7, Energy for cells -- Part II. Genetics. 8, Cellular reproduction. 9, Sexual reproduction. 10, Patterns of inheritance. 11, DNA biology and technology. 12, Gene regulation and cancer. 13, Genetic counseling -- Part III. Evolution. 14, Darwin and evolution. 15, Evolution on a small scale. 16, Evolution on a large scale -- Part IV. Diversity of life. 17, The microorganisms: viruses, bacteria, and protists. 18, Land environment: plants and fungi. 19, Both water and land: animals -- Part V. Plant structure and function. 20, Plant anatomy and growth. 21, Plant responses and reproduction -- Part VI. Animal structure and function. 22, Being organized and steady. 23, The transport systems. 24, The maintenance systems. 25, Human nutrition. 26, Defenses against disease. 27, The control systems. 28, Sensory input and motor output. 29, Reproduction and development -- Part VII. Ecology. 30, Ecology and populations. 31, Communities and ecosystems. 32, Human impact on the biosphere.