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Title Concepts of biology
Publication Info. Houston, Texas : Openstax, Rice University, [2016]
©2016
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 Undergraduate Library Reserve Textbooks  QH 308.7 .F69 2016    IN PROCESS
Description 613 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Note "Revision CB-2013-005(03/16)-RS."
"Senior contributing authors : Samantha Fowler, Rebecca Roush, James Wise"--Page 3.
Includes index.
Contents Introduction to biology -- Chemistry of life -- Cell structure and function -- How cells obtain energy -- Photosynthesis -- Reproduction at the cellular level -- The cellular basis of inheritance -- Patterns of inheritance -- Molecular biology -- Biotechnology -- Evolution and its processes -- Diversity of life -- Diversity of microbes, fungi, and protists -- Diversity of plants -- Diversity of animals -- The body's systems -- The immune system and disease -- Animal reproduction and management -- Population and community ecology -- Ecosystems and the biosphere -- Conservation and biodiversity.
Summary "Concepts of Biology is designed for the single-semester introduction to biology course for non-science majors, which for many students is their only college-level science course"--Page 1.
Subject Biology -- Textbooks.
Added Author Fowler, Samantha, author.
Roush, Rebecca, author.
Wise, James, 1957- author.
OpenStax College.
Rice University.
Cover Title Concepts of bio-logy
ISBN 1938168119
9781938168116
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