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Biology : how life works / James Morris, Brandeis University, Daniel Hartl, Harvard University, Andrew Knoll, Harvard University, Robert Lue, Harvard University, Melissa Michael, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Andrew Berry, Andrew Biewener, Brian Farrell, N. Michele Holbrook, Harvard University, Jean Heitz, Mark Hens, Elena R. Lozovsky, John Merrill, Randall Phillis, Debra Pires.

Author/Creator:
Morris, James (James R.) author.
Other Title:
How life works
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication:
New York, NY : W.H. Freeman & Company, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
lxi, 1117, 35, 25 : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Biology -- Textbooks.
Biology.
Form/Genre:
Textbooks.
Textbooks.
Contents:
Part 1 : From cells to organisms. Life
The molecules of life
Nucleic acids and transcription
Translation and protein structure
Organizing principles
Making life work
Cellular respiration
Photosynthesis
Cell signaling
Cell and tissue architecture
Cell division
DNA replication and manipulation
Genomes
Mutation and Genetic variation
Mendelian inheritance
Inheritance of sex chromosomes, linked genes, and organelles
The genetic and environmental basis of complex traits
Genetic and epigenetic regulation
Genes and development
Evolution
Species and speciation
Evolutionary patterns
Human origins and evolution
Part 2 : From organisms to the environment. Bacteria and archaea
Eukaryotic cells
Being multicellular
Plant form, function and evolutionary history
Plant reproduction
Plant growth and development
Plant defense
Plant diversity
Fungi
Animal form, function and evolutionary history
Animal nervous systems
Animal movement
Animal endocrine systems
Animal cardiovascular and respiratory systems
Animal metabolism, nutrition, and digestion
Animal renal systems
Animal reproduction and development
Animal immune systems
Animal diversity
Behavior and behavioral ecology
Population ecology
Species interactions and communities
Ecosystem ecology
Climate and biomes
The anthropocene.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Hartl, Daniel L., author.
Knoll, Andrew H., author.
Lue, Robert, author.
Michael, Melissa, author.
ISBN:
1319272800
9781319272807
9781319017637
1319017630
OCLC:
1080585482
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