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Essentials of Biology is an introductory biology text for non-major students that combines Dr. Sylvia Mader's superb and accessible writing style with clear visuals, a comprehensive learning system, and abundant supplements. Essentials of Biology explains the principles of biology clearly and illustrates them in a captivating, easy-to-understand manner. It emphasizes the relevance of biology to students' lives within a framework of biodiversity and is organized around the major concepts of biologycells theory, gene theory, evolution, the theory of homeostasis, and ecosystems.

Synopsis:

An introductory biology text for non-major students, this second edition combines Dr. Mader's superb and accessible writing style with clear visuals, a comprehensive learning system, and abundant supplements.

About the Author

Dr. Sylvia Mader is the best-selling author of introductory biology textbooks. Other books she has authored for WCB include: Inquiry Into Life, Human Biology, Introduction to Biology, and Understanding Human Anatomy & Physiology.

Table of Contents

1 A View of Life

Part 1 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 2 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 3 Evolution

14 Darwin and Evolution

15 Evolution on a Small Scale

16 Evolution on a Large Scale

Part 4 Diversity of Life

17 The First Forms of Life

18 Land Environment: Plants and Fungi

19 Both Water and Land: Animals

Part 5 Plant Structure and Function

20 Plant Anatomy and Growth

21 Plant Responses and Reproduction

Part 6 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 7 Ecology

30 Ecology of Populations

31 Communities and Ecosystems

32 Human Impact on the Biosphere

Product Details

ISBN:
9780077280093
Author:
Mader, Sylvia S.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Contribution by:
Baldwin, Andrew
Contribution by:
Roush, Rebecca
Contribution:
Baldwin, Andrew
Contribution:
Roush, Rebecca
Author:
Mader Sylvia
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Biology-General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
January 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
602
Dimensions:
10.80x9.60x1.00 in. 3.40 lbs.

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