PRINCIPLES OF LIFE - 3rd Edition - by HILLIS - ISBN 9781319017712
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Chapter 3.3 - Nucleic Acids Are Informational MacromoleculesChapter 3.4 - Proteins Are Polymers With Variable StructuresChapter 3.5 - The Function Of A Protein Is Determined By Its StructureChapter 4 - Cell Structure And MembranesChapter 4.1 - The Cell Membrane Separates The Interior Of The Cell From Its EnvironmentChapter 4.2 - Passive And Active Transport Are Used By Small Molecules To Cross MembranesChapter 4.3 - Vesicles Are Used To Transport Large Molecules Across Membranes In EukaryotesChapter 4.4 - Cell Size, Shape, And Ability To Move Are Determined By Internal And External StructuresChapter 4.5 - Compartmentalization Occurs In Prokaryotic Cells And Is Extensive In Eukaryotic CellsChapter 5 - Cell Metabolism: Synthesis And Degradation Of Biological MoleculesChapter 5.1 - Atp And Reduced Coenzymes Are The Energy Currency For BiosynthesisChapter 5.2 - Carbohydrate Catabolism In The Presence Of Oxygen Releases A Large Amount Of EnergyChapter 5.3 - Catabolic Pathways For Carbohydrates, Lipids, And Proteins Are InterconnectedChapter 5.4 - Anabolic Pathways Use Large Amounts Of AtpChapter 5.5 - Life Is Supported By The Sun: Light Energy Captured During Photosynthesis Converts Carbon Dioxide To CarbohydratesChapter 6 - Cell Signals And ResponsesChapter 6.1 - Cells Detect A Variety Of SignalsChapter 6.2 - Signal Molecule Receptors Can Be Classified Into Several GroupsChapter 6.3 - Signal Transduction Allows A Cell To Respond Appropriately To A SignalChapter 6.4 - Signal Transduction Is Highly RegulatedChapter 7 - The Cell Cycle And Cell DivisionChapter 7.1 - Reproduction May Be Asexual Or SexualChapter 7.2 - Asexual Reproduction Results In Genetically Identical Daughter CellsChapter 7.3 - Sexual Reproduction By Meiosis Halves The Number Of Chromosomes And Generates Genetic DiversityChapter 7.4 - Errors During Cell Division Can Result In Changes In Chromosome NumberChapter 7.5 - The Cell Cycle And Cell Death Are Highly Regulated In EukaryotesChapter 8 - Inheritance, Genes, And ChromosomesChapter 8.1 - Mendel Discovered Two Laws Of InheritanceChapter 8.2 - Genes Are Inherited On ChromosomesChapter 8.3 - Alleles, Genes, And The Environment Interact To Produce PhenotypeChapter 8.4 - Conjugation And Transformation Allow Exchange Of Genetic Material Between ProkaryotesChapter 9 - Dna And Its Role In HeredityChapter 9.1 - Dna Is The Molecule Of InheritanceChapter 9.2 - Dna Replication Is SemiconservativeChapter 9.3 - Dna Mutations Alter Dna SequenceChapter 10 - From Dna To Protein: Gene ExpressionChapter 10.1 - One Gene Encodes One PolypeptideChapter 10.2 - Gene Expression Begins With Transcription Of Dna Into RnaChapter 10.3 - The Rules For Translation Of Rna Into Amino Acids Are Contained In The Genetic CodeChapter 10.4 - Rna Is Translated Into Amino Acids By RibosomesChapter 10.5 - Proteins Are Sometimes Modified After TranslationChapter 11 - Regulation Of Gene ExpressionChapter 11.1 - The Regulation Of Gene Expression Occurs At Multiple LevelsChapter 11.2 - Prokaryotic Gene Regulation Occurs Primarily At The Level Of TranscriptionChapter 11.3 - Eukaryotic Transcription Is Regulated By General And Specific Transcription FactorsChapter 11.4 - Transcription Can Be Regulated By Epigenetic Changes To Dna And HistonesChapter 11.5 - Eukaryotic Gene Expression Can Be Regulated After TranscriptionChapter 12 - GenomesChapter 12.1 - The -omics Era Has Revolutionized BiologyChapter 12.2 - Prokaryotic Genomes Are Small, Compact, And DiverseChapter 12.3 - Eukaryotic Genomes Are Large And ComplexChapter 12.4 - Human Genomics Has Facilitated Advances In Many AreasChapter 13 - Processes Of EvolutionChapter 13.1 - Evolution Is Both Factual And The Basis Of Broader TheoryChapter 13.2 - Mutation, Selection, Gene Flow, Genetic Drift, And Nonrandom Mating Result In EvolutionChapter 13.3 - Evolution Can Be Measured By Changes In Allele FrequenciesChapter 13.4 - Selection Can Be Stabilizing, Directional, Or DisruptiveChapter 13.5 - Selection Can Maintain Polymorphisms In PopulationsChapter 14 - Reconstructing And Using PhylogeniesChapter 14.1 - All Of Life Is Connected Through Its Evolutionary HistoryChapter 14.2 - Phylogeny Can Be Reconstructed From Traits Of OrganismsChapter 14.3 - Phylogeny Makes Biology Comparative And PredictiveChapter 14.4 - Phylogeny Is The Basis Of Biological ClassificationChapter 15 - Evolution Of Genes And GenomesChapter 15.1 - Genomes Reveal Both Neutral And Selective Processes Of EvolutionChapter 15.2 - Rearrangements Of Genomes Can Result In New FeaturesChapter 15.3 - Changes In Gene Expression Often Shape EvolutionChapter 15.4 - Molecular Evolution Has Many Practical ApplicationsChapter 16 - SpeciationChapter 16.1 - Species Are Reproductively Isolated Lineages On The Tree Of LifeChapter 16.2 - Speciation Is A Natural Consequence Of Population SubdivisionChapter 16.3 - Speciation May Occur Through Geographic Isolation Or In SympatryChapter 16.4 - Reproductive Isolation Is Reinforced When Diverging Species Come Into ContactChapter 16.5 - Speciation Rates Are Highly Variable Across LifeChapter 17 - The History Of Life On EarthChapter 17.1 - Events In Earth's History Can Be DatedChapter 17.2 - Changes In Earth's Physical Environment Have Affected The Evolution Of LifeChapter 17.3 - Major Events In The Evolution Of Life Can Be Read In The Fossil RecordChapter 18 - Bacteria, Archaea, And VirusesChapter 18.1 - Bacteria And Archaea Are The Two Primary Divisions Of LifeChapter 18.2 - Prokaryotic Diversity Reflects The Ancient Origins Of LifeChapter 18.3 - Ecological Communities Depend On ProkaryotesChapter 18.4 - Viruses Have Evolved Many TimesChapter 19 - The Origin And Diversification Of EukaryotesChapter 19.1 - Eukaryotes Acquired Features From Both Archaea And BacteriaChapter 19.2 - Major Lineages Of Eukaryotes Diversified In The PrecambrianChapter 19.3 - Protists Reproduce Sexually And AsexuallyChapter 19.4 - Protists Are Critical Components Of Many EcosystemsChapter 20 - The Evolution Of PlantsChapter 20.1 - Primary Endosymbiosis Produced The First Photosynthetic EukaryotesChapter 20.2 - Key Adaptations Permitted Plants To Colonize LandChapter 20.3 - Vascular Tissues Led To Rapid Diversification Of Land PlantsChapter 20.4 - Pollen, Seeds, And Wood Contributed To The Success Of Seed PlantsChapter 20.5 - Flowers And Fruits Led To Increased Diversification Of AngiospermsChapter 21 - The Evolution And Diversity Of FungiChapter 21.1 - Fungi Digest Food Outside Their BodiesChapter 21.2 - Fungi Are Decomposers, Parasites, Predators, Or MutualistsChapter 21.3 - Sex In Fungi Involves Multiple Mating TypesChapter 21.4 - Fungi Have Many Practical UsesChapter 22 - Animal Origins And DiversityChapter 22.1 - Distinct Body Plans Evolved Among The AnimalsChapter 22.2 - Large Multicellular Animal Groups Arose In ParallelChapter 22.3 - Protostomes Have An Anterior Brain And A Ventral Nervous SystemChapter 22.4 - Arthropods Are Diverse And AbundantChapter 22.5 - Deuterostomes Include Echinoderms, Hemichordates, And ChordatesChapter 22.6 - Life On Land Contributed To Vertebrate DiversificationChapter 22.7 - Humans Evolved Among The PrimatesChapter 23 - The Plant BodyChapter 23.1 - The Plant Body Is Built From An Indeterminate Number Of Simple ModulesChapter 23.2 - Apical Meristems Build The Primary Plant BodyChapter 23.3 - Many Eudicot Stems And Roots Undergo Secondary GrowthChapter 23.4 - In Natural Settings, Plants Are Frequently InterconnectedChapter 24 - Plant Nutrition And TransportChapter 24.1 - Essential Plant Nutrients Include The Products Of PhotosynthesisChapter 24.2 - Mineral Nutrients Are Commonly Acquired From The SoilChapter 24.3 - Root Exudates Affect Soil Organisms And Nutrient UptakeChapter 24.4 - Water And Solutes Are Transported In The XylemChapter 24.5 - Solutes Are Transported In The PhloemChapter 25 - Plant Growth And DevelopmentChapter 25.1 - Cell Differentiation Occurs Progressively As Meristematic Cells MatureChapter 25.2 - Multiple Mechanisms Allow Cells That Are Initially Identical To Become Distinct From One AnotherChapter 25.3 - Developmental Changes Can Be Mediated By HormonesChapter 26 - Reproduction Of Flowering PlantsChapter 26.1 - Flowering Plants Can Reproduce AsexuallyChapter 26.2 - Most Flowering Plants Reproduce SexuallyChapter 26.3 - Hormones And Signaling Determine The Transition From The Vegetative To The Reproductive StateChapter 27 - Plants In The EnvironmentChapter 27.1 - Plants Respond To The Availability Of Water And Carbon DioxideChapter 27.2 - Plants Respond To Differences In Soil CompositionChapter 27.3 - Plants Respond To TemperatureChapter 27.4 - Plants Have Constitutive And Induced Responses To Pathogens And HerbivoresChapter 28 - Transformations Of Energy And Matter: nutrition, Temperature, and HomeostasisChapter 28.1 - Animals Eat To Obtain Chemical Building Blocks And EnergyChapter 28.2 - An Animal's Energy Needs Can Be QuantifiedChapter 28.3 - Responses To Temperature Help Clarify HomeostasisChapter 28.4 - Animal Bodies Exhibit Division Of Labor, But Each Cell Must Make Its Own AtpChapter 29 - Animals In Their EnvironmentsChapter 29.1 - Animals Prosper In Diverse Thermal EnvironmentsChapter 29.2 - Animals Live In The Ocean, Fresh Water, And Intermediate SalinitiesChapter 29.3 - The Phenotypes Of Individual Animals Can Change In Response To Environmental ChangeChapter 29.4 - Animals Have Biological Clocks Tuned To Cycles In Their EnvironmentChapter 30 - Breathing And CirculationChapter 30.1 - The Pathway For Oxygen: Oxygen Must Travel From Environment To MitochondriaChapter 30.2 - Animals Have Evolved Diverse Types Of Breathing OrgansChapter 30.3 - The Mammalian Breathing System Is Anatomically And Functionally ElaborateChapter 30.4 - Animals Have Evolved Circulatory Systems For Rapid Internal O2 TransportChapter 30.5 - A Beating Heart Propels The BloodChapter 30.6 - The Vascular System Plays Many RolesChapter 31 - Neurons, Sense Organs, And Nervous systemsChapter 31.1 - Nervous Systems Are Composed Of Neurons And Glial CellsChapter 31.2 - Neurons Generate Electric Signals By Controlling Lon DistributionsChapter 31.3 - Neurons Communicate With Other Cells At SynapsesChapter 31.4 - Sensory Processes Provide Information On An Animal's External Environment And Internal StatusChapter 31.5 - Neurons Are Organized Into Nervous SystemsChapter 32 - Control By The Endocrine And Nervous SystemsChapter 32.1 - The Endocrine And Nervous Systems Play Distinct, Interacting RolesChapter 32.2 - Hormones Are Chemical Messengers Distributed By The BloodChapter 32.3 - The Vertebrate Hypothalamus And Pituitary Gland Link The Nervous And Endocrine SystemsChapter 32.4 - Hormones Regulate Mammalian Physiological SystemsChapter 32.5 - The Insect Endocrine System Is Crucial For DevelopmentChapter 33 - Muscle And MovementChapter 33.1 - Muscle Cells Develop Forces By Means Of Cycles Of Protein-protein InteractionChapter 33.2 - The Function Of Skeletal Muscle Depends On Interaction With The Skeleton And On Atp Supply, Cell Type, And TrainingChapter 33.3 - Many Distinctive Types Of Muscle Have EvolvedChapter 34 - Animal ReproductionChapter 34.1 - Sexual Reproduction Depends On Gamete Formation And FertilizationChapter 34.2 - The Mammalian Reproductive System Is Hormonally ControlledChapter 34.3 - Reproduction Is Integrated With The Life CycleChapter 35 - Animal DevelopmentChapter 35.1 - Fertilization Activates DevelopmentChapter 35.2 - Cleavage Creates Building Blocks To Make An EmbryoChapter 35.3 - Gastrulation Sets The Stage For MorphogenesisChapter 35.4 - Extraembryonic Membranes Protect And Nourish The EmbryoChapter 35.5 - Development Continues Throughout LifeChapter 36 - Immunology: Animal Defense SystemsChapter 36.1 - Animals Use Innate And Adaptive Mechanisms To Defend Themselves Against PathogensChapter 36.2 - Innate Defenses Are NonspecificChapter 36.3 - The Adaptive Immune Response Is SpecificChapter 36.4 - The Adaptive Humoral Immune Response Involves Specific AntibodiesChapter 36.5 - The Adaptive Cellular Immune Response Involves T Cells And Their ReceptorsChapter 37 - Animal BehaviorChapter 37.1 - Behavior Is Controlled By The Nervous System And Integrated With The Rest Of FunctionChapter 37.2 - Behavior Is Influenced By Learning And Early ExperienceChapter 37.3 - Moving Through Space Presents Distinctive ChallengesChapter 37.4 - Behavior Structures Social Groups And Plays Key Ecological RolesChapter 38 - Ecological Systems In Time And SpaceChapter 38.1 - Ecological Systems Vary Over Space And TimeChapter 38.2 - Solar Energy Input And Topography Shape Earth's Physical EnvironmentsChapter 38.3 - Biogeography Reflects Physical GeographyChapter 38.4 - Biogeography Reflects Geological HistoryChapter 38.5 - Human Activities Influence Ecological Systems On A Global ScaleChapter 39 - PopulationsChapter 39.1 - Populations Are Patchy In Space And Dynamic Over TimeChapter 39.2 - Births Increase And Deaths Decrease Population SizeChapter 39.3 - Life Histories Determine Population Growth RatesChapter 39.4 - Populations Grow Multiplicatively, But The Multiplier Can ChangeChapter 39.5 - Immigration And Emigration Can Influence Population DynamicsChapter 39.6 - Ecology Provides Tools For Conserving And Managing PopulationsChapter 40 - Interactions Within And Among SpeciesChapter 40.1 - Interactions Between Species May Increase, Decrease, Or Have No Effect On FitnessChapter 40.2 - Species Interactions Influence Population Dynamics And DistributionsChapter 40.3 - Species Are Embedded In Complex Interaction WebsChapter 40.4 - Species Interactions Can Result In EvolutionChapter 41 - Ecological CommunitiesChapter 41.1 - Communities Contain Species That Colonize And PersistChapter 41.2 - Communities Change Over Space And TimeChapter 41.3 - Community Structure Affects Community FunctionChapter 41.4 - Diversity Patterns Provide Clues To What Determines DiversityChapter 41.5 - Community Ecology Suggests Strategies For Conserving Community FunctionChapter 42 - The Global EcosystemChapter 42.1 - Climate And Nutrients Influence Ecosystem FunctionChapter 42.2 - Biological, Geological, And Chemical Processes Move Materials Through EcosystemsChapter 42.3 - Certain Biogeochemical Cycles Are Especially Critical For EcosystemsChapter 42.4 - Biogeochemical Cycles Influence Global ClimateChapter 42.5 - Rapid Climate Change Influences Species And CommunitiesChapter 42.6 - Ecological Challenges Can Be Addressed Through Science And International Cooperation

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