Chapter 1 Exploring Life


Unit I: The Chemistry of Life

Chapter 2 The Chemical Context of Life

Chapter 3 Water and the Fitness of the Environment

Chapter 4 Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life

Chapter 5 The Structure and Function of Macromolecules


Unit II: The Cell

Chapter 6 A Tour of the Cell

Chapter 7 Membrane Structure and Function

Chapter 8 An Introduction to Metabolism

Chapter 9 Cellular Respiration: Harvesting Chemical Energy

Chapter 10 Photosynthesis

Chapter 11 Cell Communication

Chapter 12 The Cell Cycle


Unit III: Genetics

Chapter 13 Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles

Chapter 14 Mendel and the Gene Idea

Chapter 15 The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance

Chapter 16 The Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Chapter 17 From Gene to Protein

Chapter 18 The Genetics of Viruses and Bacteria

Chapter 19 Eukaryotic Genomes:Organization, Regulation, and Evolution

Chapter 20 DNA Technology and Genomics

Chapter 21 The Genetic Basis of Development


Unit IV: Mechanisms of Evolution

Chapter 22 Descent with Modification: A Darwinian View of Life

Chapter 23 The Evolution of Populations

Chapter 24 The Origin of Species

Chapter 25 Phylogeny and Systematics


Unit V: Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity

Chapter 26 Early Earth and the Origin of Life

Chapter 27 Prokaryotes and the Origins of Metabolic Diversity

Chapter 28 The Origins of Eukaryotic Diversity

Chapter 29 Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land

Chapter 30 Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants

Chapter 31 Fungi

Chapter 32 Introduction to Animal Evolution

Chapter 33 Invertebrates

Chapter 34 Vertebrate Evolution and Diversity


Unit VI: Plant Form and Function

Chapter 35 Plant Structure and Growth

Chapter 36 Transport in Plants

Chapter 37 Plant Nutrition

Chapter 38 Plant Reproduction and Biotechnology

Chapter 39 Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals


Unit VII: Animal Form and Function

Chapter 40 An Introduction to Animal Structure and Function

Chapter 41 Animal Nutrition

Chapter 42 Circulation and Gas Exchange

Chapter 43 The Body's Defenses

Chapter 44 Regulating the Internal Environment

Chapter 45 Chemical Signals in Animals

Chapter 47 Animal Development

Chapter 48 Nervous System

Chapter 49 Sensory and Motor Mechanisms


Unit VIII: Ecology

Chapter 50 An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere

Chapter 51 Behavioral Biology

Chapter 52 Population Ecology

Chapter 53 Community Ecology

Chapter 54 Ecosystems

Chapter 55 Conservation Biology