Concepts in Biology
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Concepts in Biology, 13th edition

Part I Introduction

1 What is Biology?

Part II Cornerstones: Chemistry, Cells, and Metabolism

2 The Basics of Life: Chemistry

3 Organic Molecules-The Molecules of Life

4 Cell Structure and Function

5 Enzymes, Coenzymes, and Energy

6 Biochemical Pathways-Cellular Respiration

7 Biochemical Pathways-Photosynthesis

Part III Molecular Biology, Cell Division and Genetics

8 DNA and RNA: The Molecular Basis of Heredity

9 Cell Division

10 Patterns of Inheritance

11 Applications of Biotechnology

Part IV Evolution and Ecology

12 Diversity within Species and Population Genetics

13 Evolution and Natural Selection

14 The Formation of Species and Evolutionary Change

15 Ecosystem Dynamics: The Flow of Energy and Matter

16 Community Interactions

17 Population Ecology

18 Evolutionary and Ecological Aspects of Behavior

Part V The Origin and Classification of Life

19 The Origin of Life and Evolution of Cells

20 The Classification and Evolution of Organisms

21 The Nature of Microorganisms

22 The Plant Kingdom

23 The Animal Kingdom

Part VI Physiological Processes

24 Materials Exchange in the Body

25 Nutrition: Food and Diet

26 The Body's Control Mechanisms and Immunity

27 Human Reproduction, Sex, and Sexuality