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Biology

Biology

Author: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece; Lawrence G Mitchell
Publisher: Menlo Park, Calif. : Benjamin Cummings, ©1999.
Series: World student series
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Interactive multimedia   Computer File : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Accompanying CD-ROM, by Richard Liebaert, provides 120 animated activities, quizzes for each chapter, links to websites, and a glossary.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Campbell, Neil A., 1946-2004.
Biology.
Menlo Park, Calif. : Benjamin Cummings, ©1999
(OCoLC)761307203
Material Type: Interactive multimedia, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece; Lawrence G Mitchell
ISBN: 0805330445 9780805330441 0805365737 9780805365733 0805365729 9780805365726 0201522624 9780201522624 0805365664 9780805365665 0805365443 9780805365443 080536580X 9780805365801
OCLC Number: 39981421
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for CD-ROM: Windows 95/98/NT (Pentium processor recommended but not required), 24 MB RAM required; SVGA display (256 colors: 640 x 480 resolution) required; sound card required; speaker or headphones required; Netscape Navigator 4.0 or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher; Shockwave Flash and QuickTime plug-in.; System requirement for CD-ROM: PowerMac, Mac OS 7.5.1 or higher; Mac 68K, Mac OS 7.6 or higher ; 24 MB of RAM required; 13-in. color monitor (256 colors: 640 x 480 resolution) required ; double-speed CD-ROM drive required (quad speed recommended) ; speakers or headphones required ; Netscape Navigator 4.0 or higher ; Shockwave Flash and QuickTime plug-in.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life --
I: The Chemistry Of Life --
2. The Chemical Context of Life --
3. Water and the Fitness of the Environment --
4. Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life --
5. The Structure and Function of Macromolecules --
6. An Introduction to Metabolism --
II: The Cell --
7. A Tour of the Cell --
8. Membrane Structure and Function --
9. Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy --
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. From Gene to Protein --
18. Microbial Models: The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria --
19. The Organization and Control of Eukaryotic Genomes --
20. DNA Technology --
21. The Genetic Basis of Development --
IV: Mechanisms Of Evolution --
22. Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life --
23. The Evolution of Populations --
24. The Origin of Species --
25. Tracing Phylogeny --
V: The Evolutionary History Of Biological Diversity --
26. Early Earth and the Origin of Life --
27. Prokaryotes and the Origins of Metabolic Diversity --
28. The Origins of Eukaryotic Diversity --
29. Plant Diversity I: The Colonization of Land --
30. Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants --
31. Fungi --
32. Introduction to Animal Evolution --
33. Invertebrates --
34. Vertebrate Evolution and Diversity --
VI: Plant Form And Function --
35. Plant Structure and Growth --
36. Transport in Plants --
37. Plant Nutrition --
38. Plant Reproduction and Development --
39. Control Systems in Plants --
VII: Animal Form And Function --
40. An Introduction to Animal Structure and Function --
41. Animal Nutrition --
42. Circulation and Gas Exchange --
43. The Body's Defenses --
44. Controlling the Internal Environment --
45. Chemical Signals in Animals --
46. Animal Reproduction --
47. Animal Development --
48. Nervous Systems --
49. Sensory and Motor Mechanisms --
VIII: Ecology --
50. An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere --
51. Behavioral Biology --
52. Population Ecology --
53. Community Ecology --
54. Ecosystems --
55. Conservation Biology.
Series Title: World student series
Responsibility: Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece, Lawrence G. Mitchell.

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Extends the values that are the foundation of biology through updated content that reflects recent progress in biology's many fields in the late-20th century. Three new chapters in this edition cover  Read more...
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