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Essentials of Biology

Essentials of Biology

5th Edition
By Sylvia Mader and Michael Windelspecht
ISBN10: 1259660265
ISBN13: 9781259660269
Copyright: 2018
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1            A View of Life

Part 1 The Cell

2            The Chemical Basis of Life

3            The Organic Molecules of Life

4            Inside the Cell

5            The Dynamic Cell

6            Energy for Life

7            Energy for Cells

Part 2 Genetics

8            Cellular Reproduction

9            Meiosis and the Genetic Basis of Sexual Reproduction

10          Patterns of Inheritance

11          DNA Biology and Technology

12          Biotechnology and Genomics

13          Genetic Counseling

Part 3 Evolution

14          Darwin and Evolution

15          Evolution on a Small Scale

16          Evolution on a Large Scale

Part 4 Diversity of Life

17          The Microorganisms: Viruses, Bacteria, and Protists

18          The Plants and Fungi

19          The Animals

Part 5 Plant Structure and Function

20          Plant Anatomy and Growth

21          Plant Responses and Reproduction

Part 6 Animal Structure and Function

22          Being Organized and Steady

23          The Transport Systems

24          The Maintenance Systems

25          Digestion and Human Nutrition

26          Defenses Against Disease

27          The Control Systems

28          Sensory Input and Motor Output

29          Reproduction and Embryonic Development

Part 7 Ecology

30          Ecology of Populations

31          Communities and Ecosystems

32          Human Impact on the Biosphere

About the Author

Sylvia Mader

Sylvia S. Mader has authored several nationally recognized biology texts published by McGraw-Hill. Educated at Bryn Mawr College, Harvard University, Tufts University, and Nova Southeastern University, she holds degrees in both Biology and Education. Over the years she has taught at University of Massachusetts, Lowell; Massachusetts Bay Community College; Suffolk University; and Nathan Mayhew Seminars. Her ability to reach out to science-shy students led to the writing of her first text, Inquiry into Life, which is now in its fifteenth edition. Highly acclaimed for her crisp and entertaining writing style, her books have become models for others who write in the field of biology.

Michael Windelspecht

Michael Windelspecht has taught introductory biology, genetics, and human genetics in the online, traditional, and hybrid formats at community colleges, universities, and military institutions. Educated at Michigan State University and the University of South Florida, he is currently an adjunct professor of biology at Appalachian State University. He served for over a decade as the Introductory Biology Coordinator at Appalachian State University, a program that enrolled over 4,500 students annually. As an author and editor, Dr. Windelspecht has published over 20 reference textbooks and multiple print and online lab manuals and has founded several science communication companies, including Ricochet Creative Productions, which develops and assesses new technologies for the science classroom. Learn more about Dr. Windelspecht at www.michaelwindelspecht.com.

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