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Inquiry into Life

Textbook Out of Print
By: Sylvia S Mader(Author)
816 pages
Publisher: William C Brown
Inquiry into Life
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  • Inquiry into Life ISBN: 9780071151122 Edition: 10 Hardback Jan 2003 Out of Print #128042
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While the text covers the whole field of basic biology, it emphasizes the application of this knowledge to human concerns. Along with this approach, concepts and principles are stressed, rather than detailed, high-level scientific data and terminology. Each chapter presents the topic clearly, simply, and distinctly so that students can achieve a basic understanding of biology.


The study of life. Part 1 Cell biology: the molecules of cells; cell structure and function; membrane structure and functions; cell division; metabolism - energy and enzymes; cellular respiration. Part 2 Plant biology: photosynthesis; plant organization and growth; plant physiology and reproduction. Part 3 Maintenance of the human body: human organization; digestive system and nutrition; cardiovascular system; lymphatic system and immunity; respiratory system; urinary system and excretion. Part 4 Integration and control of the human body: nervous system; senses; musculoskeletal system; endocrine system. Part 5 Continuance of the species: reproductive system; development; patterns of chromosome inheritance; molecular basis of inheritance; recombinant DNA and biotechnology. Part 6 Evolution and diversity: origin and evolution of life; microbiology; plants; animals - part 1; animals - part 2. Part 7 Behaviour and ecology: animal behaviour; population ecology; community ecology; biosphere; ecosystems.

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Textbook Out of Print
By: Sylvia S Mader(Author)
816 pages
Publisher: William C Brown
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