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Author: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Campbell; Jane B Reece
ISBN: 0805371710 9780805371710
OCLC Number: 60680265
Notes: Originally published: San Francisco : Pearson, Benjamin Cummings, ©2005. 7th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Chemistry of life: Chemical context of life; Water and the fitness of the environment; Carbon and the molecular diversity of life; Structure and function of macromolecules --
Cell: Tour of the cell; Membrane structure and function; Introduction to metabolism; Cellular respiration, harvesting chemical energy; Photosynthesis; Cell communication; Cell cycle --
Genetics: Meiosis and sexual life cycles; Mendel and the gene idea; Chromosomal basis of inheritance; Molecular basis of inheritance; From gene to protein; Genetics of viruses and bacteria; Eukaryotic genomes, organization, regulation, and evolution; DNA technology and genomics; Genetic basis of development --
Mechanisms of evolution: Descent with modification, a Darwinian view of life; Evolution of populations; Origin of species; Phylogeny and systematics --
Evolutionary history of biological diversity: Tree of life, an introduction to biological diversity; Prokaryotes; Protists; Plant diversity I, how plants colonized land; Plant diversity II, the evolution of seed plants; Fungi; Introduction to animal diversity; Invertebrates; Vertebrates --
Plant form and function: Plant structure, growth, and development; Transport in vascular plants; Plant nutrition; Angiosperm reproduction and biotechnology; Plant responses to internal and external signals --
Animal form and function;: Basic principles of animal form and function; Animal nutrition; Circulation and gas exchange; Immune system; Osmoregulation and excretion; Hormones and the endocrine system; Animal reproduction; Animal development; Nervous systems; Sensory and motor mechanisms --
Ecology: Introduction to ecology and the biosphere; Behavioral ePoplation ecology; Community ecology; Ecosystems; Conservation biology and restoration ecology --
Appendixes: Answers; Metric system; Comparison of the light microscope and the electron microscope; Classification of life --
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Responsibility: Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece.

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