Introduction. Chapter 1: The Science of Biology. Chapter 2: The Chemical Basis of Life. Chapter 3: The Biology of Cells. Chapter 4: Cells and Energy. Chapter 5: Photosynthesis. Chapter 6: Cellular Respiration. Chapter 7: Mitosis and Cell Reproduction. Chapter 8: Meiosis and Gamete Formation. Chapter 9: Classical (Mendelian) Genetics. Chapter 10: Gene Expression (Molecular Genetics). Chapter 11: Recombinant DNA and Biotechnology. Chapter 12: Principles of Evolution. Chapter 13: The Origin and Evolution of Life. Chapter 14: Human Evolution. Chapter 15: The Unity and Diversity of Life. Chapter 16: Monera. Chapter 17: Protista. Chapter 18: Fungi. Chapter 19: Plants: Diversity and Reproduction. Chapter 20: Vascular Plants: Structure and Function. Chapter 21: Animals: Invertebrates. Chapter 22: Animals: Vertebrates. Chapter 23: Nutrition and Digestion. Chapter 24: Gas Exchange. Chapter 25: Blood and Circulation. Chapter 26: Excretion and Homeostasis. Chapter 27: Support and Movement. Chapter 28: Chemical Coordination. Chapter 29: Nervous Coordination. Chapter 30: Reproduction. Chapter 31: Ecology. CQR Review. CQR Resource Center. Glossary. Index.
About the Authors I. Edward Alcamo, PhD is a Distinguished Professor of Microbiology at the State University of New York at Farmingdale. He has taught at the college level for 30 years, specializing in microbiology for nursing and other allied health science students. Kelly Schweitzer received her PhD from Indiana University School of Medicine in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Indiana University School of Medicine in the Pathology Dept. Her research focuses on the molecular biology of Alzheimer's Disease.