Biology for Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

Biology for Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech))

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 362 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780764553264
  • DDC分類 570

Table of Contents

    Introduction.
About This Book.
Conventions Used in This Book.
What You're Not to Read.
Foolish Assumptions.
How This Book Is Organized.
Icons Used in This Book.
Where to Go from Here.
PART I: Biology Basics: Organizing Life.
Chapter 1: Just How Life Is Studied.
Chapter 2: The Fundamental Units of Life:
Cells.
Chapter 3: A (Very) Quick Review of Basic
Chemistry.
Chapter 4: Macromolecules (The Big Ones).
PART II: Living Things Need Energy.
Chapter 5: Acquiring Energy to Fill the
Tank.
Chapter 6: Using Energy to Keep the Motor
Running.
PART III: Living Things Need to Metabolize.
Chapter 7: Taxi! Transport of Nutrients.
Chapter 8: Take a Deep Breath: Gas Exchange.
Chapter 9: Throwing Out the Trash:
Eliminating Waste to Maintain Homeostasis.
Chapter 10: Better Living Through Biology.
PART IV: Let's Talk About Sex, Baby.
Chapter 11: Dividing to Conquer: Cell
Division.
Chapter 12: Making More Plants.
Chapter 13: Making More Animals.
Chapter 14: Making Mendel Proud:
Understanding Genetics.
PART V: Ch-, Ch-, Ch-, Changes: Species
Development and Evolution.
Chapter 15: Differentiating Differentiation
and Development.
Chapter 16: Changing World, Evolving
Species.
PART VI: Ecology and Ecosystems.
Chapter 17: Sharing the Globe: How
Organisms Get Along.
Chapter 18: Living with Little Buggers:
Bacteria, Viruses, and Insects.
PART VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Great Biology Discoveries.
Chapter 20: Ten Great Biology Web Sites.
Chapter 21: Ten Interesting Biology Facts.
Appendix A: Classification of Living Things.
Appendix B: Units of Measure.
Index.
Book Registration Information.