Principles of Life Digital Update
Third EditionDavid M. Hillis; Mary V. Price; Richard W. Hill; David W. Hall; Marta J. Laskowski©2022
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Table of Contents
1 Principles of Life
PART 1 CELLS
2 Life’s Chemistry and the Importance of Water
3 Nucleic Acids, Proteins, and Enzymes
4 Cell Structure and Membranes
5 Cell Metabolism: Synthesis and Degradation of Biological Molecules
6 Cell Signals and Responses
PART 2 GENETICS
7 The Cell Cycle and Cell Division
8 Inheritance, Genes, and Chromosomes
9 DNA and Its Role in Heredity
10 From DNA to Protein: Gene Expression
11 Regulation of Gene Expression
PART 3 EVOLUTION
13 Processes of Evolution
14 Reconstructing and Using Phylogenies
15* Evolution of Genes and Genomes
17 The History of Life on Earth
PART 4 DIVERSITY
18 Bacteria, Archaea, and Viruses
19 The Origin and Diversification of Eukaryotes
20 The Evolution of Plants
21 The Evolution and Diversity of Fungi
22 Animal Origins and Diversity
PART 5 PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION
23 The Plant Body
24 Plant Nutrition and Transport
25 Plant Growth and Development
26 Reproduction of Flowering Plants
27 Plants in the Environment
PART 6 ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION
28 Temperature, Energy, Matter,
29* Animals in Their Environments
30 Breathing and Circulation
31 Neurons, Sense Organs, and Nervous Systems
32 Control by the Endocrine and Nervous Systems
33 Muscle and Movement
34 Animal Reproduction
35 Animal Development
37 Animal Behavior
PART 7 ECOLOGY
38 Ecological Systems in Time and Space
40 Interactions within and among Species
41 Ecological Communities
42 The Global Ecosystem
Online Chapter: Water and Salt Balance