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Title Biology / [Senior contributors : Yael Avissar [and others]].
Publication Info. Houston, Texas : OpenStax College, Rice University, 2013.
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 Undergraduate Library Reserve Textbooks  QH 308.2 .B565 2013    CHECKED IN
Description 1515 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Note "BM-1-001-DW."--Title page verso.
"Senior contributors, Yael Avissar, cell biology; Jung Choi, genetics; Jean DeSaix, evolution; Vladimir Jurukovski, animal physiology; Robert Wise, plant biology; Connie Rye, general content lead"--Page 10.
Includes index.
Contents The study of life -- The chemical foundation of life -- Biological macromolecules -- Cell structure -- Structure and function of plasma membranes -- Metabolism -- Cellular respiration -- Photosynthesis -- Cell communication -- Cell reproduction -- Meiosis and sexual reproduction -- Mendel's experiments and heredity -- Modern understandings of inheritance -- DNA structure and function -- Genes and proteins -- Gene expression -- Biotechnology and genomics -- Evolution and the origin of species -- The evolution of populations -- Phylogenies and the history of life -- Viruses -- Prokaryotes : bacteria and archaea -- Protists -- Fungi -- Seedless plants -- Seed plants -- Introduction to animal diversity -- Invertebrates -- Vertebrates -- Plant form and physiology -- Soil and plant nutrition -- Plant reproduction -- The animal body : basic form and function -- Animal nutrition and the digestive system -- The nervous system -- Sensory systems -- The endocrine system -- The musculoskeletal system -- The respiratory system -- The circulatory system -- Osmotic regulation and excretion -- The immune system -- Animal reproduction and development -- Ecology and the biosphere -- Population and community ecology -- Ecosystems -- Conservation biology and biodiversity.
Subject Biology -- Textbooks.
Added Author Avissar, Yael, contributer.
Choi, Jung H., contributor.
DeSaix, Jean, contributor.
Jurukovski, Vladimir, contributor.
Rye, Connie, contributor.
ISBN 1938168097
9781938168093
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