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Title Life, the science of biology / William K. Purves ... [and others].

Published Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, 2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  570 LIFE    AVAILABLE
 UniM BioMed AVST  570 LIFE  PC/MAC    AVAILABLE
Edition 7th ed.
Physical description xli., 1120 pages : illustrations(color) ., charts ; 29cm. + 1 CD-ROM ( 4 3/4 in.)
Contents 1 An Evolutionary Framework for Biology -- Part 1 Cell -- 2 Life and Chemistry: Small Molecules -- 3 Life and Chemistry: Large Molecules -- 4 Cells: The Basic Units of Life -- 5 Cellular Membranes -- 6 Energy, Enzymes, and Metabolism -- 7 Cellular Pathways That Harvest Chemical Energy -- 8 Photosynthesis: Energy from the Sun -- Part 2 Information and Heredity -- 9 Chromosomes, the Cell Cycle, and Cell Division -- 10 Genetics: Mendel and Beyond -- 11 DNA and Its Role in Heredity -- 12 From DNA to Protein: Genotype to Phenotype -- 13 Genetics of Viruses and Prokaryotes -- 14 Eukaryotic Genome and Its Expression -- 15 Cell Signaling and Communication -- 16 Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology -- 17 Molecular Biology and Medicine -- 18 Natural Defenses against Disease -- Part 3 Development -- 19 Differential Gene Expression in Development -- 20 Animal Development: From Genes to Organism -- New 21 Development and Evolutionary Change -- Part 4 Evolutionary Processes -- 22 History of Life on Earth -- 23 Mechanisms of Evolution -- 24 Species and Their Formation -- 25 Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies -- 26 Molecular and Genomic Evolution -- Part 5 Evolution of Diversity -- 27 Bacteria and Archaea: The Prokaryotic Domains -- 28 Protists and the Dawn of the Eukarya -- 29 Plants without Seeds: From Sea to Land -- 30 Evolution of Seed Plants -- 31 Fungi: Recyclers, Pathogens, Parasites, and Plant Partners -- 32 Animal Origins and the Evolution of Body Plans -- 33 Ecdysozoans: The Molting Animals -- 34 Deuterostomate Animals -- Part 6 Biology of Flowering Plants -- 35 Plant Body -- 36 Transport in Plants -- 37 Plant Nutrition -- 38 Regulation of Plant Growth -- 39 Reproduction in Flowering Plants -- 40 Plant Responses to Environmental Challenges -- Part 7 Biology of Animals -- 41 Physiology, Homeostasis, and Temperature Regulation -- 42 Animal Hormones -- 43 Animal Reproduction -- 44 Neurons and Nervous Systems -- 45 Sensory Systems -- 46 Mammalian Nervous System: Structure and Higher Functions -- 47 Effectors: Making Animals Move -- 48 Gas Exchange in Animals -- 49 Circulatory Systems -- 50 Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption -- 51 Salt and Water Balance and Nitrogen Excretion -- 52 Animal Behavior -- Part 8 Ecology and Biogeography -- 53 Behavioral Ecology -- 54 Population Ecology -- 55 Community Ecology -- 56 Biogeography -- 57 Conservation Biology -- 58 Earth System Science.
System notes System requirements: a Mac or PC with the following: Color monitor displaying 16-bit color (thousands) at 800 X 600 pixels resolution (24-bit color [millions] at 1024 X 768 pixels recommended); CD-ROM drive; Internet Explorer 5.0 or later; Macromedia Shockwave 8.5 or later; Macromedia Flash 6.0 or later; QuickTime 6.0 or later.
Other author Purves, William K. (William Kirkwood), 1934-
Subject Biology.
ISBN 0716798565
0716719746 (hardcover)
0716798565 (hardcover)
0716758105

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