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AP* Edition

Jane B. Reece
Berkeley, California

Lisa A. Urry
Mills College, Oakland, California

Michael L. Cain
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Steven A. Wasserman
University of California, San Diego

Peter V. Minorsky
Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, New York

Robert B. Jackson
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Campbell biology. -- 9th ed.
p. cm.
Rev. ed. of: Biology / Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece. 8th ed.
ISBN-13: 978-0-321-55823-7
ISBN-10: 0-321-55823-5
I. Reece, Jane B. II. Campbell, Neil A., 1946–2004. Biology. III.
Title: Biology / Jane B. Reece . . . [et al.].
QH308.2.C34 2011

AP* Edition ISBN 10: 0131375040; ISBN 13: 9780131375048

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Brief Contents
1 Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life 1 29 Plant Diversity I:
How Plants Colonized Land 600
The Chemistry of Life 28 30 Plant Diversity II:
1 2
The Chemical Context of Life 30
Water and Life 46
The Evolution of Seed Plants 618
Fungi 636
32 An Overview of Animal Diversity 654
4 Carbon and the Molecular Diversity
of Life 58 33 An Introduction to Invertebrates 666
5 The Structure and Function of Large 34 The Origin and Evolution of Vertebrates 697
Biological Molecules 68
Plant Form and Function 736
The Cell 92
6 35 Plant Structure, Growth,
2 6
A Tour of the Cell 94
Membrane Structure and Function 125
and Development 738
36 Resource Acquisition and Transport
in Vascular Plants 764
8 An Introduction to Metabolism 142
37 Soil and Plant Nutrition 785
9 Cellular Respiration and Fermentation 163
38 Angiosperm Reproduction
10 Photosynthesis 184
and Biotechnology 801
11 Cell Communication 206
39 Plant Responses to Internal
12 The Cell Cycle 228 and External Signals 821
Genetics 246 U N I T
Animal Form and Function 850
3 13
Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles 248
Mendel and the Gene Idea 262
7 40 Basic Principles of Animal Form
and Function 852
15 The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance 286 41 Animal Nutrition 875
16 The Molecular Basis of Inheritance 305 42 Circulation and Gas Exchange 897
17 From Gene to Protein 325 43 The Immune System 929
18 Regulation of Gene Expression 351 44 Osmoregulation and Excretion 953
19 Viruses 381 45 Hormones and the Endocrine System 974
20 Biotechnology 396 46 Animal Reproduction 996
21 Genomes and Their Evolution 426 47 Animal Development 1021
48 Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling 1045
Mechanisms of Evolution 450 49 Nervous Systems 1062
4 22 Descent with Modification:
A Darwinian View of Life 452
Sensory and Motor Mechanisms 1085
Animal Behavior 1118
23 The Evolution of Populations 469
24 The Origin of Species 488 U N I T
Ecology 1142
25 The History of Life on Earth 507
8 52 An Introduction to Ecology
and the Biosphere 1144
The Evolutionary History 53 Population Ecology 1170
5 of Biological Diversity 534 54
Community Ecology 1194
Ecosystems and Restoration Ecology 1218
26 Phylogeny and the Tree of Life 536
27 Bacteria and Archaea 556 56 Conservation Biology
and Global Change 1238
28 Protists 575

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Welcome to the AP* Edition of CAMPBELL BIOLOGY, Ninth Edition!

side by side with CAMPBELL BIOLOGY 9e AP* Edition, this

T his is an exciting time for the Advanced Placement (AP) Bi-
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A Letter to the AP Student

Advice for Studying
There are myriad approaches to learning, and you will need
to develop your own strategies in order to master the con-
cepts and content of this course. Here in Tennessee, we asked
our students who recently completed our course and took
the AP exam to share their advice to new students. Here is
what they said: “Don’t procrastinate! This course is not easy,
but you will do fine if you keep up with the work.” In addi-
tion, they encourage you to “find a combination of resources
and study strategies that will work for you.” Excellent advice!
One universal requirement for success is to be an active
learner. Reading your text in a semiconscious daze does not
Fred and Theresa Holtzclaw constitute studying. Ask yourself, “What do I know when
the textbook is closed? Can I re-create key figures? Can I de-

W elcome to Advanced Placement Biology! We hope this

will be a rewarding and exciting year for you. Your cu-
riosity and enthusiasm about the natural world will make the
sign a flow chart that simplifies complex ideas?” Looking at
your notes and looking at the book are just looking; learn-
ing requires that you understand.
task of studying biology a pleasure. As each topic unfolds, One resource to help you with your reading is the Pear-
you will begin to see that while some of your questions are son Active Reading Guide for CAMPBELL BIOLOGY 9e
answered, there will always be more that you wonder about. AP* Edition. We designed the Reading Guide to use side by
We have been involved with AP Biology for many years. side with the textbook, walking you step-by-step through
Besides teaching hundreds of students, we have helped each chapter so that you can focus on the most important
write the AP Biology exam, prepared rubrics for questions, information. The Reading Guide engages you in a variety of
graded exams, and edited the laboratory manual. We also tasks, such as completing tables, answering questions, and
authored the Pearson Education AP* Test Prep Series: AP Biol- labeling diagrams—all examples of active learning strategies
ogy workbook and the Reading Guides for the Eighth and that will snap you out of a dazed state. You can think of the
Ninth Editions of the textbook. Through this letter, we offer Reading Guide as specially designed worksheets that accom-
our experiences and advice, which we hope will bring you pany each chapter in CAMPBELL BIOLOGY. Many of our stu-
success on your AP Biology journey. dents use them with every chapter, and all of our students
use the Reading Guide with the most difficult chapters.
Why Take AP? You might also find the online resources that accompany
The course you have just begun is designed to provide high CAMPBELL BIOLOGY helpful. The MasteringBiology web-
school students with a college-level course taken by life sci- site is full of tutorials, animations, videos, and self-tests to
ence majors—the course where future geneticists, ecolo- help you understand the textbook.
gists, biology teachers, evolutionary biologists, and doctors A word about the vocabulary in this course—it is extensive!
begin their studies. Students who do well on the AP exam The complex vocabulary of biology is required for biologists
may receive college credit for their accomplishment. to communicate precisely, but it is not an end in itself. Try to
One of the most valuable benefits of taking an AP course put your new vocabulary to work in a larger conceptual
is to learn how to be successful in an academically rigorous framework. As you become familiar with a new term, hook it
subject. The study and learning skills you develop in AP Bi- to a larger idea. By using these terms to explain the concepts
ology are applicable to all areas of college study. They will and connections between major biological themes, they be-
provide a solid academic foundation, regardless of your come rich with contextual understanding rather than just iso-
final course of study or occupation. lated terms to be memorized. The Reading Guide will help you
At this challenging level, a course involves a two-way ex- master this vocabulary and the underlying concepts.
change of information. Your teacher will organize the instruc-
Working in Groups
tion, but any class is ultimately only as rewarding as the students
make it. What will you bring to your class? Your ideas, questions, You may find that study groups are an effective way to
and enthusiasm can make an ordinary class extraordinary. become a confident, active learner. Meet with your study

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partners to reinforce the vocabulary, but more importantly to

explain concepts to each other. Select key figures, and take
turns sketching and explaining them. When you take the
role of the teacher, explaining vocabulary and figures to the
members of your study group, you will reinforce your own
learning. Don’t wait until exam time to meet with your study
group. The more you understand as the unit unfolds, the less
you will have to worry about as the exam approaches.

Preparing for the Exam

Your teacher may lump together several large chapters to test
an entire unit. This is the way many college courses work, so
it will help you prepare for your college career to get used to Cover and sample page from Pearson Education AP* Test Prep Series:
that. It may be hard to achieve high scores on every single AP Biology
test. If a unit doesn’t go well for you, revisit the material, re-
view your errors, and strive to master the topic. Be aware of long-term investigations, ones in which you are not given the
why you did well on one exam and not so well on another. lab directions, but instead pose your own questions and de-
Relax, use the exams to measure your progress, and investi- velop a strategy for testing your hypotheses. Our students find
gate your strengths and weaknesses. For example, if you are it much harder when we do not tell them what to do, but
someone who can see details better than concepts, group the later tell us how much more they have learned this way. There
details into clusters that can be connected to concepts. are no required Investigations for your course, but the College
One way to review and reinforce your learning in prepara- Board has provided a manual with thirteen possibilities. It is
tion for the AP exam is to use the Pearson Education AP* likely that your teacher will select several of these to do. The
Test Prep Series: AP Biology workbook. The test prep labs give you the opportunity to participate in experiments
workbook is designed to specifically help you prepare for the that support important concepts from the textbook and focus
College Board AP Biology exam. Based on our many years of on science practices. To achieve this important connection,
experience grading AP exams, we tell you what is most im- you should arrive to class with a clear understanding of the
portant to review in each topic (we call these sections “YOU purpose and procedure ahead. Otherwise, you are likely to
MUST KNOWs”) along with loads of hints to help you on the spend your valuable lab time trying to figure out the proce-
exam. The test prep workbook follows the organization of dure rather than gaining a conceptual understanding of the
CAMPBELL BIOLOGY 9e AP* Edition and provides plenty of prac- laboratory. One resource that may help you understand some
tice quizzes and tests. Each question includes not only the cor- common techniques used to investigate specific questions is
rect answer but also the explanation for that answer so that you LabBench, which is available in the Study Area of Master-
can immediately clear up any misconceptions. ingBiology. Visiting LabBench will help you visualize the ap-
A unit exam in your course may require more detail than the paratus used in the lab, see how to manipulate equipment,
test prep workbook provides, but the workbook will help you understand how to make measurements, and analyze your re-
identify the most important concepts and organize your study. sults. This will allow you to focus and make those important
The workbook also includes a section on AP Biology investiga- connections between the lab work and the concepts and give
tions, which we believe will help you better understand the sci- you the background you need to test your own questions.
ence behind typical labs as well as gain skill thinking and ****
working like a scientist. AP Biology is a long journey, much like a long walk (and we
are big walkers!). To complete your journey, you must take
The Science Practices and Investigations many small steps every day. By consistently walking (or
working!) each day, you will cover a vast distance. Day by
Your AP Biology course will not only focus on content, but
day, week by week, you will steadily accumulate knowledge—
will help you gain the skills of a scientist through emphasis
just as a dedicated walker gains strength and confidence by
on Science Practices. The College Board describes 7 Science
walking every day. At the end of your journey, you will look
Practices that you should be able to employ by the end of this
back and marvel over the progress you have made. And after
course. There is a strong emphasis on the use of mathematics,
you look back, take a look forward to the future and feel the
ability to frame questions, collect and analyze data, make
excitement of the continuing journey. Good luck!
predictions, justify claims based on scientific evidence,
create and use models to explain phenomena, and other Fred and Theresa Holtzclaw
skills. Many of these skills you will develop through doing Webb School of Knoxville

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AP Topic Correlation
his chart correlates the AP® Biology Curriculum Framework (effective Fall 2012), as
T outlined by The College Board, with the corresponding chapters and Key Concept
numbers in CAMPBELL BIOLOGY 9e AP* Edition. We continually monitor the College Board’s
AP Course Description for updates to topics. For the most current AP Topic Correlation
for this textbook, visit www.PearsonSchool.com/AdvancedCorrelations. In addition,
sample syllabi are available on the College Board’s AP Central website.



Big Idea 1: The process of evolution drives the diversity and unity of life
A. Evolution: Change over Time
1. Natural selection as a mechanism 22.2, 23.2, 51.3, 51.4
2. Natural selection acts on phenotypes 23.1, 23.4, 51.3, 51.4
3. Evolutionary change is random 23.3, 51.3, 51.4
4. Evolution is supported by scientific evidence 22.3, 25.2, 51.3, 51.4
B. Descent from Common Ancestry
1. Many essential processes and features are
widely conserved 25.1, 25.3
2. Phylogenetic trees and cladograms 26.1–26.3
C. Evolution Continues in a Changing Environment
1. Speciation and extinction (rates/adaptive
radiation) 24.3, 24.2, 24.4, 25.2, 25.4
2. Role of reproductive isolation 24.1
3. Populations continue to evolve
(e.g., drug resistance) 22.3, 24.2
D. Natural Processes and the Origin of Living Systems
1. Hypotheses and evidence of these origins 4.1, 25.1, 25.3
2. Scientific evidence from many disciplines 26.6

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Big Idea 2: Biological systems utilize free energy and molecular building
blocks to grow, to reproduce and to maintain dynamic homeostasis
A. Role of Free Energy and Matter for Life Processes
1. Constant input of free energy is required 8.2, 40.1, 40.2, 40.3, 40.4, 55.1
a. Energy pathways, ecosystem effects 51.3, 53.3, 53.4, 55.2, 55.3
b. Laws of thermodynamics/coupled reactions/
exergonic, endergonic 8.1, 8.2, 8.3
2. Role of autotrophs and heterotrophs in
free energy capture 10.1
a. Light reactions/chemiosmosis/Calvin cycle 10.2, 10.3
b. Glycolysis, pyruvate oxidation, Krebs, ETC 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5
3. Matter and exchange with environment
a. Role of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus
in organic compounds 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
b. Properties of water 3.1, 3.2
c. Surface area/volume ratios and exchange 6.2
d. Role of apoptosis 11.5
B. Cell Maintenance of Internal Environment
1. Cell membrane structure and selective
permeability 7.1, 7.2
2. Transport processes across membranes 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
3. Compartmentalization 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5
C. Role of Feedback Mechanisms in Homeostasis
1. Positive and negative feedback and examples 40.2, 45.2
2. How organisms respond to changes in
external environment 40.3
D. Growth and Homeostasis are Influenced by Environmental Changes
1. Biotic and abiotic factors/effect 52.2, 53.1, 53.2, 53.3, 53.4, 53.5, 54.1, 54.2, 54.3,
on cells S ecosystems 54.4, 54.5, 55.1, 55.2, 55.3, 55.4
2. Homeostatic mechanisms reflect evolution 40.2, 40.3
3. Effect of homeostatic disruption at various levels 40.2, 40.3, 56.1
4. Plant and animal defense systems against
infection 39.5, 43.1, 43.2, 43.3, 43.4
E. Temporal Regulation and Coordination to Maintain Homeostasis
1. Regulation of timing and coordination
in development
a. Cell differentiation 11.5, 18.2, 18.4, 25.5, 47.3
b. Homeotic genes/induction 18.3, 18.4
c. Gene expression/microRNAs 18.3
2. Mechanism of control/coordination of timing
a. Plants: photoperiodism/tropisms/germination 38.1, 39.1, 39.2, 39.3
b. Animals 24.1
c. Fungi/protists/bacteria 11.1
3. Mechanisms that time and coordinate behavior
a. Innate behaviors/learning 51.1, 51.2, 51.4
b. Plant/animal behaviors 39.2, 39.3, 51.1, 51.4
c. Cooperative behaviors 54.1

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Big Idea 3: Living systems store, retrieve, transmit, and respond

to information essential to life processes
A. Heritable Information
1. DNA and RNA
a. Structure and function 5.5, 16.1
b. Replication 16.1, 16.2
c. Role of RNA and its processing 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 17.4
d. Prokaryotic/viral differences 19.2, 27.1
e. Manipulation of DNA 20.1, 20.2
2. Cell cycle, Mitosis and Meiosis 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, 13.3
3. Chromosomal basis of inheritance 14.1, 14.2, 14.3, 14.4
4. Non-Mendelian inheritance 15.1, 15.2, 15.3, 15.5
B. Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Gene Expression
1. Gene regulation and differential gene expression 18.1, 18.2, 18.3
2. Signal transmission and gene expression 11.1, 11.4, 18.4, 45.1, 45.2
C. Genetic Variation can Result from Imperfect Processing
1. Changes in genotype → phenotype changes 15.4, 16.2, 17.5, 21.2, 23.4
2. Mechanisms to increase variation 27.2, 13.4
3. Role of viruses 19.1, 19.2
D. How Cells Transmit and Receive Signals
1. Processes reflect evolutionary history 11.1, 45.2
2. Local and long-distance signaling 11.1, 11.2, 45.1, 45.2
3. Signal transduction pathways 11.2, 11.3
4. Effect of changes in pathways 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4
E. How Information Transmission Results in Changes
1. Organisms exchange information which
changes behavior 51.1
2. Role of the animal nervous system 48.1, 48.2, 48.3, 48.4
a. Neurons/synapses/signaling 48.1, 48.2, 48.3, 48.4
b. Mammalian brain 49.2

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Big Idea 4: Biological systems interact, and these systems

and their interactions possess complex properties
A. Interactions within Biological Systems
1. Properties of biological molecules and
their components; monomers and polymers 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5
2. Cellular organelles and their role in cell processes 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5
3. Role of interaction between stimuli and gene
expression in specialization 18.4
4. Complex properties are due to interaction
of constituent parts 48.4
5. Populations and organisms interact in
a. Ecological field data 53.1, 53.2, 53.3, 54.1, 54.2, 54.4
b. Growth curves, demographics 53.1, 53.2, 53.3, 53.5, 53.6
6. Interactions and energy flow in
the environment 55.1, 55.3
a. Human impact on ecosystems 55.4, 55.5
B. Competition and Cooperation
1. Interaction and structure/function
of molecules 5.4, 8.4, 8.5
a. Enzymes and their action
2. Interactions within organisms and use
of energy/matter 6.4
a. Compartments, e.g., digestion, excretion,
circulation 40.1
3. Interactions of populations and effect on
species distribution/abundance 54.1
4. Change in ecosystem distribution over time 56.1, 56.4, 25.4
C. Diversity Affects Interactions within the Environment
1. Variation in molecular units provides
cells with a wide range of functions e.g.,
chlorophylls, antibodies, allelic variants 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 21.5
2. Gene expression of genotype is influenced
by environment 14.3
3. Variation affects cell structure and function 21.5, 23.4, 26.4
4. Variation affects population dynamics 23.1, 23.2, 23.3
5. Diversity affects ecosystem stability 14.3, 23.2, 54.2, 56.1

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About the Authors

Lisa A. Urry
Lisa Urry (Chapter 1 and Units 1–3)
is a professor and developmental bi-
ologist and recent Chair of the Biol-
ogy Department at Mills College.
After graduating from Tufts Univer-
sity with a double major in Biology
and French, Lisa completed her
Ph.D. in molecular and developmen-
tal biology at Massachusetts Institute
of Technology (MIT). She has published a number of re-
search papers, most of them focused on gene expression dur-
ing embryonic and larval development in sea urchins. Lisa is
also deeply committed to promoting opportunities for
women in science education and research.

The Ninth Edition author team’s contributions reflect their

biological expertise as researchers and teaching sensibilities Michael L. Cain
gained from years of experience as instructors at diverse
Michael Cain (Units 4 and 5) is an
institutions. The team’s highly collaborative style continues to
be evident in the cohesiveness and consistency of the Ninth ecologist and evolutionary biologist
Edition. who is now writing full-time. Michael
earned a joint degree in Biology and
Math at Bowdoin College, an M.Sc.
from Brown University, and a Ph.D.
Jane B. Reece in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
from Cornell University. As a faculty
The head of the Ninth Edition author
member at New Mexico State Univer-
team, Jane Reece was Neil Campbell’s
sity and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, he taught a
longtime collaborator. She has partic-
wide range of courses, including introductory biology, ecol-
ipated in every edition of BIOLOGY.
ogy, evolution, botany, and conservation biology. Michael is
Earlier, Jane taught biology at Mid-
the author of dozens of scientific papers on topics that include
dlesex County College and Queens-
foraging behavior in insects and plants, long-distance seed
borough Community College. She
dispersal, and speciation in crickets. In addition to his work
holds an A.B. in Biology from Har-
on CAMPBELL BIOLOGY, Michael is also the lead author of an
vard University, an M.S. in Micro-
ecology textbook.
biology from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. in Bacteriology
from the University of California, Berkeley. Jane’s research as
a doctoral student and postdoctoral fellow focused on genetic
recombination in bacteria. Besides her work on CAMPBELL
BIOLOGY, she has been a coauthor of Biology: Concepts & Con-
nections, Essential Biology, and The World of the Cell.

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Steven A. Wasserman Robert B. Jackson

Steve Wasserman (Unit 7) is a profes- Rob Jackson (Unit 8) is a professor of
sor at the University of California, biology and Nicholas Chair of Envi-
San Diego (UCSD). He earned his A.B. ronmental Sciences at Duke Univer-
in Biology from Harvard University sity. Rob holds a B.S. in Chemical
and his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences Engineering from Rice University, as
from MIT. Through his research on well as M.S. degrees in Ecology and
regulatory pathway mechanisms in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Ecology from
the fruit fly Drosophila, Steve has con- Utah State University. Rob directed
tributed to the fields of developmen- Duke’s Program in Ecology for many
tal biology, reproduction, and immunity. As a faculty member years and just finished a term as the Vice President of Science
at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and for the Ecological Society of America. Rob has received nu-
UCSD, he has taught genetics, development, and physiology merous awards, including a Presidential Early Career Award
to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. He has also in Science and Engineering from the National Science Foun-
served as the research mentor for more than a dozen doctoral dation. He also enjoys popular writing, having published a
students and more than 50 aspiring scientists at the under- trade book about the environment, The Earth Remains Forever,
graduate and high school levels. Steve has been the recipient and two books of poetry for children, Animal Mischief and
of distinguished scholar awards from both the Markey Chari- Weekend Mischief.
table Trust and the David and Lucille Packard Foundation. In
2007, he received UCSD’s Distinguished Teaching Award for
undergraduate teaching. Neil A. Campbell
Neil Campbell combined the inves-
tigative nature of a research scientist
Peter V. Minorsky with the soul of an experienced and
Peter Minorsky (Unit 6) is a professor caring teacher. He earned his M.A. in
at Mercy College in New York, where Zoology from UCLA and his Ph.D. in
he teaches evolution, ecology, Plant Biology from the University of
botany, and introductory biology. He California, Riverside, where he re-
received his B.A. in Biology from Vas- ceived the Distinguished Alumnus
sar College and his Ph.D. in Plant Award in 2001. Neil published numer-
Physiology from Cornell University. ous research articles on desert and coastal plants and how the
He is also the science writer for the sensitive plant (Mimosa) and other legumes move their leaves.
journal Plant Physiology. After a post- His 30 years of teaching in diverse environments included gen-
doctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin at Madi- eral biology courses at Cornell University, Pomona College,
son, Peter taught at Kenyon College, Union College, Western and San Bernardino Valley College, where he received the col-
Connecticut State University, and Vassar College. He is an lege’s first Outstanding Professor Award in 1986. Neil was a vis-
electrophysiologist who studies responses of plants to stress. iting scholar in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at
Peter received the 2008 Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of California, Riverside. In addition to his au-
Mercy College. thorship of this book, he coauthored Biology: Concepts & Con-
nections and Essential Biology with Jane Reece. For the Ninth
Edition of this book, we honor Neil’s contributions to biology
education by adopting the title CAMPBELL BIOLOGY.

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they learned earlier in the course. For example, we ask stu-
B iology is an enormous subject, one that can seem over-
whelming to students and scientists alike. Moreover, dis-
coveries are being made at an unprecedented pace—from new
dents to connect

• DNA replication (Chapter 16, see p. 319) to the cell cycle

kinds of small RNA molecules to the Neanderthal genome,
(Chapter 12);
from new biofuels to communities of organisms thriving be-
• Soil formation (Chapter 37, see p. 789) to the properties of
neath vast glaciers, from emerging infectious diseases to can-
water (Chapter 3); and
cer vaccines. As a result, a general biology course faces a
• Aquatic biomes (Chapter 52, see p. 1163) to osmoregula-
daunting challenge: to keep students from suffocating under
tion (Chapter 44).
an avalanche of information. CAMPBELL BIOLOGY addresses
this challenge by providing a strong foundation for under- At least three Make Connections Questions appear in each
standing both current knowledge and new developments in chapter. In addition, online Make Connections Tutorials in
the context of underlying biological concepts. MasteringBiology® (see p. xix) connect content from two
different chapters using figures from the book.

Expanded Evolution Coverage: Making

Key Concepts and Unifying Themes connections to evolution in every chapter
In each chapter of this textbook, a framework of three to six Evolution is the core theme of biology, and in this edition it is
carefully chosen Key Concepts provide context for supporting more evident than ever. At least one Evolution section in
details, helping students distinguish the “forest” from the every chapter focuses on evolutionary aspects of the chapter
“trees.” The numbered Key Concepts are presented at the begin- material, highlighted by a new Evolution banner. See, for exam-
ning of the chapter and then serve as headings for each chapter ple, the new discussions of enzyme evolution (p. 157), coevolu-
section. Concept Check Questions at the end of each section pro- tion of flowers and pollinators (p. 806), and evolution of
vide a hierarchical framework for self-assessment that builds stu- hormone function in animals (pp. 988–989).
dents’ confidence and then challenges them to push the limits
of their understanding with several types of critical thinking New Impact Figures: Making connections
questions. The Summary of Key Concepts at the end of the chap- between scientific advances and the real world
ter refocuses students on the main points. CAMPBELL BIOLOGY Our new Impact Figures motivate students by highlighting
also helps students organize and make sense of what they learn the dramatic impact of recent discoveries in biology. These fig-
on a grander scale by emphasizing evolution and other uni- ures feature high-interest topics such as induced pluripotent
fying themes that pervade biology. These themes are intro- stem cells and regenerative medicine (Chapter 20, p. 417), the
duced in Chapter 1 and integrated throughout the book. discovery of Tiktaalik (Chapter 34, p. 710), and the use of foren-
sic ecology to track elephant poaching (Chapter 56, p. 1243).
The Why It Matters section of each figure explains the rele-
vance of the research to students’ lives, global problems, or the
New to This Edition: An Emphasis field of biology itself. Each Impact Figure ends with a sugges-
on Making Connections tion for Further Reading and a What If ? or Make Connections
In addition to Key Concepts and themes, we’ve created new Question to develop critical thinking skills.
features for the Ninth Edition that help students see the big
picture by making connections. These include the following: New Visual Organizers and 3-D Art:
Making connections visually
New Make Connections Questions: The new Visual Organizer format highlights the main
Making connections across chapters parts of a figure, helping students see the key categories at a
New Make Connections Questions help students see glance. See, for instance, Figure 17.24 on types of small-scale
how different areas of biology tie together, helping them mutations (p. 345) or Figure 27.3, Gram staining (p. 557).
overcome the tendency to compartmentalize information. Throughout the book, selected figures have been rendered in
Each question challenges students to move beyond memo- a more 3-D art style while keeping an appropriate balance
rization and gain a deeper understanding of biological prin- between realism and teaching effectiveness. Figure 52.3, Ex-
ciples by asking them to relate chapter content to material ploring Global Climate Patterns (p. 1146), is one example.

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Restructured Chapter Reviews: Exploring Figures on selected topics epitomize this approach:
Making connections at a higher level Each is a learning unit of core content that brings together
related illustrations and text. Another example is our Guided
In the chapter summaries, each concept section now concludes
Tour Figures, which use descriptions in blue type to walk stu-
with a new Summary of Key Concepts Question that is
dents through complex figures like a teacher would, pointing
tied to a major learning goal. Also, this edition increases student
out key structures, functions, and steps of processes.
awareness of different levels of thinking by organizing the end-
To encourage active learning, recent editions have incor-
of-chapter questions into three levels based on Bloom’s
porated new types of questions: What If ? Questions, Figure Leg-
taxonomy, which classifies types of thinking that are impor-
end Questions, and Draw It Questions that ask students to sketch
tant in learning. Our levels are (1) Knowledge/Comprehension,
a structure, annotate a figure, or graph data. In the Ninth Edi-
(2) Application/Analysis, and (3) Synthesis/Evaluation. (These
tion, these questions are augmented by the new Make Connec-
same levels are used in the Campbell Test Bank.) The range of
tions Questions. Online, the highly interactive MasteringBiology
question types helps students develop critical thinking skills
tutorials are sophisticated active-learning tools.
and prepare for the kinds of questions they’ll encounter on
Finally, CAMPBELL BIOLOGY features scientific inquiry,
exams. New Write About a Theme Questions give students
an essential component of any biology course. Complement-
practice writing short, coherent essays that connect the chap-
ing stories of scientific discovery in the text narrative and the
ter’s content to one of the book’s themes. (A suggested grading
unit-opening interviews, Inquiry Figures help students under-
rubric can be found on p. xxiii, and sample answers are pro-
stand “how we know what we know” and provide a model of
vided for instructors in the MasteringBiology Instructor Re-
how to think like a scientist. Each one begins with a research
sources area.) A new MasteringBiology preview section at
question and then describes how researchers designed an ex-
the end of each chapter lists Assignments—tutorials, activities,
periment, interpreted their results, and drew conclusions. The
and questions that instructors can assign. This section also di-
source article is referenced, and a What If? Question asks stu-
rects students to the eText and Study Area for online self study.
dents to consider an alternative scenario. At the end of each
New Content: chapter, Scientific Inquiry Questions give students additional op-
Making connections to advances in science portunities to practice critical thinking by developing hy-
potheses, designing experiments, and analyzing real research
As in each new edition, the Ninth Edition incorporates new
data. Beyond the book, activities involving scientific inquiry
scientific content and organizational improvements.
are featured in MasteringBiology and other supplements, both
These are summarized on pp. xvi–xvii.
print and electronic (see pp. xx and xxvi–xxvii).
Making connections outside of class
MasteringBiology, the most widely used online assessment Our Partnership with Teachers
and tutorial program for biology, provides an extensive A core value underlying all our work as authors is our belief in
library of homework assignments that are graded automati- the importance of our partnership with teachers. Our primary
cally. In addition to BioFlix® Tutorials, other Tutorials, Activi- way of serving teachers, of course, is providing a textbook, sup-
ties, Reading Quiz Questions in every chapter, and 4,500 Test plements, and media resources that serve their students well. In
Bank Questions, MasteringBiology for the Ninth Edition fea- addition, Benjamin Cummings makes available a rich variety
tures an improved user interface and the following new of instructor resources, in both print and electronic form (see
Tutorials and Questions: Make Connections Tutorials, Stu- pp. xxvi–xxvii). In our continuing efforts to improve the book
dent Misconceptions Questions for every chapter, Data Analysis and its supplements, we benefit tremendously from teacher
Tutorials, Experimental Inquiry Tutorials, and Video Tutor Ses- feedback, not only in formal reviews from hundreds of scien-
sions. For more information, see pp. v and xxiv–xxv and tists, but also via informal communication, often by e-mail.
www.masteringbiology.com. For a full description of AP high The real test of any textbook is how well it helps teachers
school access and use of MasteringBiology, please see page v. teach and students learn. We welcome comments from the
students and teachers who use CAMPBELL BIOLOGY. Please
address your suggestions to any of us:
Our Hallmark Features Jane Reece at janereece@cal.berkeley.edu
Besides our Key Concepts and unifying themes, several other Lisa Urry (Chapter 1 and Units 1–3) at lurry@mills.edu
features have contributed to the success of CAMPBELL BIOLOGY. Michael Cain (Units 4 and 5) at mcain@bowdoin.edu
Because text and illustrations are equally important for learn- Peter Minorsky (Unit 6) at pminorsky@mercy.edu
ing biology, integration of figures and text has been a Steve Wasserman (Unit 7) at stevenw@ucsd.edu
hallmark of this book since its inception. Our popular Rob Jackson (Unit 8) at jackson@duke.edu

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New Content

T his section provides just a few highlights of new content and

organizational improvements in CAMPBELL BIOLOGY, Ninth
issues in the Ninth Edition, Chapter 10 has an Impact Figure
on biofuels and a discussion of the possible effect of climate
change on the distribution of C3 and C4 plants. In Chapter 11,
we have added an Impact Figure to highlight the importance
CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life and medical relevance of G protein-coupled receptors.
We have added a separate new theme on energy flow while
retaining a theme on environmental interactions. Concept
1.3, on the scientific method, has been reframed to more ac- UNIT THREE Genetics
curately reflect the scientific process, with a focus on observa- In Chapters 13–17, we have added material to stimulate student
tions and hypotheses. A new Concept 1.4 discusses the value interest—for example, a new Impact Figure on genetic testing
of technology to society while emphasizing the cooperative for disease-associated mutations. As done throughout the
nature of science and the value of diversity among scientists. Ninth Edition, we ask students to make connections between
chapters so that they avoid the trap of compartmentalizing the
information in each chapter. For instance, Chapter 15 discusses
UNIT ONE The Chemistry of Life the Philadelphia chromosome associated with chronic myel-
For this edition, the basic chemistry is enlivened by new con- ogenous leukemia and asks students to connect this informa-
tent connecting it to evolution, ecology, and other areas of bi- tion to what they learned about signaling in the cell cycle in
ology. Examples of new material include omega-3 fatty acids, Chapter 12. Also, we encourage students to connect what they
the isomeric forms of methamphetamine, arsenic contamina- learn about DNA replication and chromosome structure in
tion of groundwater, and the basis of mad cow disease. The Chapter 16 to the material on chromosome behavior during the
burgeoning importance of nucleic acids throughout biology cell cycle in Chapter 12. Chapter 16 has a new figure show-
has prompted us to expand our coverage of DNA and RNA ing a current 3-D model of the DNA replication complex, with
structures in this first unit. In fact, a general aim for the first the lagging strand looping back through it.
two units is to infuse the chapters with more detail about nu- Chapters 18–21 are extensively updated, with the changes
cleic acids, genes, and related topics. Another enhancement, dominated by new genomic sequence data and discoveries
in this and the next two units, is the inclusion of more com- about the regulation of gene expression. (The introduction to
puter models of important proteins in contexts where they genes, genomes, and gene expression in Units One and Two
support students’ understanding of molecular function. should help prepare students for these revisions.) Chapter 18 in-
cludes a new section on nuclear architecture, which describes
the organization of chromatin in the nucleus in relation to gene
UNIT TWO The Cell expression. The roles of various types of RNA molecules in regu-
For Chapter 6, we developed an Exploring Figure on mi- lation also receive special attention. In the section on cancer, we
croscopy, which includes new types of microscopy, and we describe how technical advances can contribute to personalized
added micrographs of various cell types to the Exploring Fig- cancer treatments based on the molecular characteristics of an
ure on eukaryotic cells. We also expanded our description of individual’s tumor. Chapter 19 discusses the 2009 H1N1 flu
chromosome composition, with the goal of preempting some pandemic. Chapter 20 includes advances in techniques for DNA
common student misconceptions about chromosomes and sequencing and for obtaining induced pluripotent stem (iPS)
DNA. New connections to evolution include an introduction cells. Finally, the heavily revised Chapter 21 describes what has
to the endosymbiont theory in Chapter 6 and some interest- been learned from the sequencing of many genomes, including
ing evolutionary adaptations of cell membranes in Chapter 7. those of a number of human individuals.
We’ve added a new section to Chapter 8 on the evolution of
enzymes with new functions, which not only strengthens en-
zyme coverage but also provides an early introduction to the
UNIT FOUR Mechanisms of Evolution
concept that mutations contribute to molecular evolution. In For this edition, we have continued to bolster our presentation
Chapter 9, we simplified the glycolysis figure and emphasized of the vast evidence for evolution by adding new examples and
pyruvate oxidation as a separate step to help students focus on figures that illustrate key conceptual points throughout the
the main ideas. In keeping with our increased focus on global unit. For example, Chapter 22 now presents research data on

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adaptive evolution in soapberry bugs, fossil findings that shed

light on the origins of cetaceans, and an Impact Figure on the UNIT SEVEN Animal Form and Function
rise of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Chapter 23
In revising this unit, we strove to introduce physiological systems
examines gene flow and adaptation in songbird populations.
through a comparative approach that underscores how adapta-
Chapter 24 incorporates several new examples of speciation re-
tions are linked to shared physiological challenges. In particular,
search, including reproductive isolation in mosquitofish, speci-
we have highlighted the interrelationship of the endocrine and
ation in shrimp, and hybridization of bear species. Other
nervous systems at multiple points in the unit, helping students
changes strengthen the storyline of the unit, ensuring that the
appreciate how these two forms of communication link tissues,
chapters flow smoothly and build to a clear overall picture of
organs, and individuals. Other revisions aim to keep students fo-
what evolution is and how it works. For instance, new connec-
cused on fundamental concepts amid the details of complex sys-
tions between Chapters 24 and 25 illustrate how differences in
tems. For example, many figures have been reconceived to
speciation and extinction rates shape the broad patterns in the
emphasize key information, including new figures comparing
history of life. We’ve also added earlier and more discussion of
single and double circulation (Chapter 42) and examining the
“tree thinking,” the interpretation and application of phyloge-
function of antigen receptors (Chapter 43), as well as new Explor-
netic trees, beginning in Chapter 22.
ing Figures on the vertebrate kidney (Chapter 44) and the struc-
ture and function of the human eye (Chapter 50). Chapter 43 has
been significantly revised to support students’ conceptual under-
UNIT FIVE The Evolutionary History standing of basic immunological responses and the key cellular
of Biological Diversity players. Throughout the unit, new state-of-the-art images and
One of our goals for the diversity unit was to expand the cov- material on current and compelling topics—such as circadian
erage of the scientific evidence underlying the evolutionary rhythms (Chapter 40), novel strains of influenza (Chapter 43),
story told in the chapters. So, for example, Chapter 27 now the effects of climate change on animal reproductive cycles
presents new findings on the evolutionary origin of bacterial (Chapter 46), and advances in understanding brain plasticity
flagella. In keeping with our increased emphasis on big-picture and function (Chapter 49)—will help engage students and en-
“tree thinking,” we’ve added an “evogram” on tetrapod evolu- courage them to make connections beyond the text.
tion in Chapter 34. (An evogram is a diagram illustrating the
multiple lines of evidence that support the hypothesis shown UNIT EIGHT Ecology
in an evolutionary tree.) In addition, to help engage students,
we’ve included new applications and woven more ecological Our revision was informed by the fact that biologists are in-
information into our discussions of groups of organisms. creasingly asked to apply their knowledge to help solve global
Examples include new material on global growth of photosyn- problems, such as climate change, that already are profoundly
thetic protists (Chapter 28), endangered molluscs (Chapter 33), affecting life on Earth. As part of our increased emphasis on
and the impact of a pathogenic chytrid fungus on amphibian global ecology in this edition, we have made significant
population declines (Chapters 31 and 34). changes to Unit Eight’s organization and content. The organi-
zational changes begin with the introductory chapter of the
unit (Chapter 52), which includes a new Key Concept 52.1:
“Earth’s climate varies by latitude and season and is changing
UNIT SIX Plant Form and Function rapidly.” Introducing the global nature of climate and its ef-
Plant biology is in a transitional phase; some professors pre- fects on life at the beginning of the chapter provides a logical
fer strong coverage of classical botany while others seek more foundation for the rest of the material. New content in
in-depth coverage of the molecular biology of plants. In de- Chapters 53 and 54 highlights factors that limit population
veloping the Ninth Edition, we have continued to balance growth, the ecological importance of disease, positive interac-
the old and the new to provide students with a basic under- tions among organisms, and biodiversity. Chapter 55 now ex-
standing of plant anatomy and function while highlighting plores restoration ecology together with ecosystem ecology
dynamic areas of plant research and the many important because successful restoration efforts depend on understand-
connections between plants and other organisms. One major ing ecosystem structure and function. Finally, the new title of
revision goal was to provide more explicit discussion of the the unit’s capstone, Chapter 56, reflects its emphasis on the
evolutionary aspects of plant biology, such as the coevolu- combined importance of conservation and our changing
tion of flowering plants and pollinators (Chapter 38). Up- Earth: “Conservation Biology and Global Change.” Several
dates include new findings in plant development in Concept new Impact Figures in the unit show students how ecologists
35.5 and new material on the dynamism of plant architec- apply biological knowledge and ecological theory at all scales
ture as it relates to resource acquisition in Chapter 36. to understand and solve problems in the world around them.

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How to Use This AP* Edition

Focus on the
Key Concepts.
Each chapter is organized
around a framework of
52 Rica and Panama where it once lived (Figure 52.1). During the
1980s and 1990s, roughly two-thirds of the 82 known species
of harlequin toads vanished. Scientists think that a disease-
causing chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (see
Figure 31.26), contributed to many of these extinctions. Why
was the fungus suddenly thriving in the rain forest? Cloudier

3 to 6 Key Concepts that An Introduction days and warmer nights associated with global warming ap-
pear to have created an environment ideal for its success. As of

will help you stay focused to Ecology 2009, the species that Yeager found was surviving as a single
known population of fewer than 100 individuals.

on the big picture and the Biosphere

What environmental factors limit the geographic distribu-
tion of harlequin toads? How do variations in their food sup-
principles of the AP Biology ply or interactions with other species, such as pathogens,
affect the size of their population? Questions like these are
curriculum and give you the subject of ecology (from the Greek oikos, home, and
logos, study), the scientific study of the interactions between
a context for the support- organisms and the environment. Ecological interactions
occur at a hierarchy of scales that ecologists study, from sin-
ing details. gle organisms to the globe (Figure 52.2).
Ecology’s roots are in our basic human interest in observ-
ing other organisms. Naturalists, including Aristotle and Dar-
win, have long studied the living world and systematically
recorded their observations. However, modern ecology in-
volves more than observation. It is a rigorous experimental
science that requires a breadth of biological knowledge. Ecol-
ogists generate hypotheses, manipulate environmental vari-
ables, and observe the outcome. In this unit, you will
encounter many examples of ecological experiments, whose
complex challenges have made ecologists innovators in ex-
perimental design and statistical inference.
In addition to providing a conceptual framework for un-
䉱 Figure 52.1 What threatens this derstanding the field of ecology, Figure 52.2 provides the or-
amphibian’s survival? ganizational framework for our final unit. In this chapter, we
Before you begin reading the first describe Earth’s climate and the importance of climate

chapter, get oriented by reading KEY CONCEPTS

and other physical factors in determining the location of
major life zones on land and in the oceans. We then examine
the list of Key Concepts, which 52.1 Earth’s climate varies by latitude and season and
is changing rapidly
how ecologists determine what controls the distribution and
abundance of individual species. The next three chapters in-
introduces the big ideas covered 52.2 The structure and distribution of terrestrial vestigate population, community, and ecosystem ecology in
biomes are controlled by climate and disturbance detail, including approaches for restoring degraded ecosys-
in the chapter. 52.3 Aquatic biomes are diverse and dynamic tems. The final chapter explores conservation biology and
systems that cover most of Earth global ecology as we consider how ecologists apply biological
52.4 Interactions between organisms and the knowledge to predict the global consequences of human ac-
environment limit the distribution of species tivities and to conserve Earth’s biodiversity.
Each Key Concept serves as OVERVIEW

the heading for a major Discovering Ecology

Earth’s climate varies by latitude
section of the chapter. When University of Delaware undergraduate Justin Yeager and season and is changing rapidly
spent his summer abroad in Costa Rica, all he wanted was to
see the tropical rain forest and to practice his Spanish. Instead, The most significant influence on the distribution of organ-
he rediscovered the variable harlequin toad (Atelopus varius), a isms on land and in the oceans is climate, the long-term,
species thought to be extinct in the mountain slopes of Costa prevailing weather conditions in a given area. Four physical

After reading a concept section, check your

understanding using the Concept Check 1. Explain how the sun’s unequal heating of Earth’s sur-
face leads to the development of deserts around 30°
Questions at the end of the section. Work north and south of the equator.
2. What are some of the differences in microclimate be-
through these questions on your own or in a tween an unplanted agricultural field and a nearby
study group—they’re good practice for the stream corridor with trees?
3. WHAT IF? Changes in Earth’s climate at the end
kinds of questions you might be asked on an exam. of the last ice age happened gradually, taking cen-
turies to thousands of years. If the current global
warming happens very quickly, as predicted,
What If? Questions ask you to apply what you’ve how may this rapid climate change affect the
ability of long-lived trees to evolve, compared
learned. New Make Connections Questions with annual plants, which have much shorter
ask you to relate content in the chapter to a generation times?
4. MAKE CONNECTIONS In Concept 10.4 (pp. 199–201),
concept you learned earlier in the course. you learned about the important differences between
C3 and C4 plants. Focusing just on the effects of tem-
perature, would you expect the global distribution of
C4 plants to expand or contract as Earth becomes
If you can answer these questions (see Appendix A warmer? Why?

to check your work), you're ready to move on. For suggested answers, see Appendix A.

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Make connections across biology.

By relating the content of a chapter to material you learned earlier in class,
new Make Connections Questions help you develop a deeper understanding of
biological principles at the core of the AP Biology curriculum and exam.


2. MAKE CONNECTIONS Review the discussion of
enzymes in metabolic reactions in Concept 8.4
(pp. 152–156). Then explain why vitamins are
required in very small amounts in the diet.

Enzymes Animal nutrition

(Chapter 8) (Chapter 41)


3. MAKE CONNECTIONS What is the relationship
between DNA replication and the S phase of the cell
cycle? See Figure 12.6, page 231.

Cell cycle DNA replication

(Chapter 12) (Chapter 16)

n Gametes n

1. MAKE CONNECTIONS Compare Figure 31.5 with
Figure 13.6 (p. 252). In terms of haploidy versus
diploidy, how do the life cycles of fungi and animals
2n differ?
multicellular Mitosis
Meiosis Fungi
(Chapter 13) (Chapter 31)

Make connections to evolution, The Evolutionary Origins of Mitochondria

and Chloroplasts

the fundamental theme of biology. EVOLUTION Mitochondria and chloroplasts display simi-
larities with bacteria that led to the endosymbiont theory,
illustrated in Figure 6.16. This theory states that an early an-
cestor of eukaryotic cells engulfed an oxygen-using nonpho-
tosynthetic prokaryotic cell. Eventually, the engulfed cell

Look for new Evolution banners formed a relationship with the host cell in which it was en-
closed, becoming an endosymbiont (a cell living within an-
other cell). Indeed, over the course of evolution, the host cell

highlighting sections in each chapter and its endosymbiont merged into a single organism, a eu-
karyotic cell with a mitochondrion. At least one of these cells
may have then taken up a photosynthetic prokaryote, becom-

that focus on evolutionary aspects ing the ancestor of eukaryotic cells that contain chloroplasts.
This is a widely accepted theory, which we will discuss in
more detail in Chapter 25. The model it proposes is consistent

of the topic. with many st structural features of mitochondria and chloro-

rather than being bounded by a single membrane
plasts. First, ra
Endoplasmic Nucleus
like organelles of the endomembrane system, mitochondria
and typical ch chloroplasts have two membranes surrounding
Nuclear (Chloroplasts also have an internal system of membra-
them. (Chloro
Engulfing of oxygen- envelope nous sacs.) T There is evidence that the ancestral engulfed
using nonphotosynthetic
prokaryote, which prokaryotes h had two outer membranes, which became the
becomes a mitochondrion double membr
membranes of mitochondria and chloroplasts. Second,
prokaryotes, mitochondria and chloroplasts contain ribo-
like prokaryote
Ancestor ofsomes, as wel well as circular DNA molecules attached to their
eukaryotic inner
cells membra
membranes. The DNA in these organelles programs the
(host cell)
synthesis of so some of their own proteins, which are made on
the ribosomes inside the organelles. Third, also consistent
probable evolutionary origins as cells, mitochondria
with their prob
andofchloroplasts are autonomous (somewhat independent) or-
ganelles that g grow and reproduce within the cell.
At least
one cell Chloroplast
New Make Connections Tutorials Nonphotosynthetic

help you connect biological concepts Mitochondrion

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Practice thinking like a scientist. 䉲 Figure 56.9


Forensic Ecology and Elephant Poaching

New Impact Figures demonstrate the ◄
dramatic impact of recent discoveries in biology
and show that biology is constantly changing
as new discoveries add to our understanding.

Inquiry Figures reveal “how we know what

we know” by highlighting how researchers
designed an experiment, interpreted their
results, and drew conclusions.
▼ T his array of severed tusks is part of an illegal shipment of 6,000 kg
of ivory intercepted on its way from Africa to Singapore in 2002.
Investigators wondered whether the elephants slaughtered for the
ivory—perhaps as many as 6,500—were killed in the area where the
䉲 Figure 37.14 I NQUI RY shipment originated, primarily Zambia, or instead were killed across
Africa, indicating a broader smuggling ring. Samuel Wasser, of the
Does the invasive weed garlic mustard disrupt University of Washington, and colleagues amplified specific segments
mutualistic associations between native tree of DNA from the tusks using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
seedlings and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi? These segments included stretches of DNA containing short tandem
EXPERIMENT Kristina Stinson, of Harvard repeats (STRs; see Concept 20.4, pp. 420–421), the number of which
University, and colleagues investigated the ef- varies among different elephant populations. The researchers then
fect of invasive garlic mustard on the growth of compared alleles at seven or more loci with a reference DNA database
native tree seedlings and associated mycorrhizal they had generated for elephants of known geographic origin. Their
fungi. In one experiment, they grew seed-
results showed conclusively that the elephants came from a narrow
lings of three North American trees—sugar
maple, red maple, and white ash—in four east-west band centered on Zambia rather than from across Africa.
different soils. Two of the soil samples were
collected from a location where garlic mus-
tard was growing, and one of these samples Why It Matters explains the ◄ WHY IT MATTERS The DNA analyses suggested that poaching
rates were 30 times higher in Zambia than previously estimated.
was sterilized. The other two soil samples This news led to improved antipoaching efforts by the Zambian
were collected from a location devoid of gar- relevance of the research. government. Techniques like those used in this study are being em-
lic mustard, and one was then sterilized.
After four months of growth, the researchers harvested the shoots and ployed by conservation biologists to track the harvesting of many
roots and determined the dried biomass. The roots were also analyzed endangered species, including whales, sharks, and orchids.
for percent colonization by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.

RESULTS Native tree seedlings grew more slowly and were less able to Further Reading directs you ◄ FURTHER READING S. K. Wasser et al., Forensic tools battle ivory
poachers, Scientific American 399:68–76 (2009); S. K. Wasser et al.,
form mycorrhizal associations when grown either in sterilized soil or in
unsterilized soil collected from a location that had been invaded by gar- to articles to explore. Using DNA to track the origin of the largest ivory seizure since the
1989 trade ban, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA
lic mustard.
104:4228–4233 (2007).

A Make Connections or ◄ MAKE CONNECTIONS Figure 26.6 (p. 539) describes another ex-
plant biomass (%)

ample in which conservation biologists used DNA analyses to com-
Increase in

200 What If? Question pare harvested samples with a reference DNA database. How are
these examples similar, and how are they different? What limita-
100 encourages critical thinking. tions might there be to using such forensic methods in other sus-
0 pected cases of poaching?
Invaded Uninvaded Sterilized Sterilized
invaded uninvaded
Soil type
colonization (%)

20 Seedlings
10 Sugar maple
0 Red maple
Invaded Uninvaded
White ash
Soil type


CONCLUSION The data support the hypothesis that garlic mustard

suppresses growth of native trees by affecting the soil in a way that dis- Primary sources in Inquiry
rupts mutualistic associations between the trees and arbuscular mycor-
rhizal fungi. Figures invite you to read and
SOURCE K. A. Stinson et al., Invasive plant suppresses the growth of ◄ analyze the original research
native tree seedlings by disrupting belowground mutualisms, PLoS Biol
(Public Library of Science: Biology) 4(5): e140 (2006).
paper as a key to unlocking
INQUIRY IN ACTION Read and analyze the original paper in Inquiry in
Action: Interpreting Scientific Papers. college-level research reading.
WHAT IF? What effect would applying inorganic phosphate to soil
invaded by garlic mustard have on the plant’s ability to outcompete na-
tive species?

After exploring the featured experiment,
test your analytical skills by answering the New Experimental Inquiry Tutorials
What If? Question. Suggested answers are give you practice understanding ex-
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your understanding. conclusions—good preparation for the
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Study the figures as you read the text.

䉲 Figure 5.15 An overview of protein functions. ◄ New Visual Organizers help you to
Enzymatic proteins Defensive proteins see important categories at a glance.
Function: Selective acceleration of chemical reactions Function: Protection against disease
Example: Digestive enzymes catalyze the hydrolysis of bonds in food Example: Antibodies inactivate and help destroy viruses and bacteria.

Enzyme Virus Bacterium

Storage proteins Transport proteins

Function: Storage of amino acids Function: Transport of substances

Examples: Casein, the protein of milk, is the major source of amino Examples: Hemoglobin, the iron-containing protein of vertebrate
acids for baby mammals. Plants have storage proteins in their seeds. blood, transports oxygen from the lungs to other parts of the body.
Ovalbumin is the protein of egg white, used as an amino acid source Other proteins transport molecules across cell membranes.
for the developing embryo.

Ovalbumin Amino acids

for embryo
Cell membrane

Hormonal proteins Receptor proteins

Function: Coordination of an organism‘s activities Function: Response of cell to chemical stimuli By integrating text and visuals,
Example: Insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas, causes other Example: Receptors built into the membrane of a nerve cell detect
tissues to take up glucose, thus regulating blood sugar concentration. signaling molecules released by other nerve cells. Exploring Figures help you
Receptor protein
learn more efficiently.

High secreted Normal Signaling molecules
blood sugar blood sugar
䉲 Figure 7.22

Contractile and motor proteins Structural proteins Exploring Endocytosis in Animal Cells
Function: Movement Function: Support
Examples: Motor proteins are responsible for the undulations of cilia orns, feathers, andPhagocytosis
Examples: Keratin is the protein of hair, horns, other skin Pinocytosis Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis
and flagella. Actin and myosin proteins are responsible for the contrac- bers to make their cocoons
appendages. Insects and spiders use silk fibers
tion of muscles. and webs, respectively. Collagen and elastinn proteins provide a fibrous
framework in animal connective tissues. Solutes
Actin Myosin
Collagen Receptor
Plasma Ligand
Coat proteins

Muscle tissue 100 µm Connective tissue 60 µm

”Food” or

In selected illustrations, a three- ◄ other particle


dimensional art style helps you

Receptor-mediated endocytosis

visualize biological structures. enables the cell to acquire bulk quantities

of specific substances, even though those
substances may not be very concentrated in
the extracellular fluid. Embedded in the
Vesicle membrane are proteins with specific recep-
Food tor sites exposed to the extracellular fluid,
vacuole to which specific substances (ligands) bind.
The receptor proteins then cluster in re-
gions of the membrane called coated pits,
which are lined on their cytoplasmic side
CYTOPLASM by a fuzzy layer of coat proteins. Next, each
In pinocytosis, the cell “gulps” droplets coated pit forms a vesicle containing the
In phagocytosis, a cell engulfs a particle of extracellular fluid into tiny vesicles. It ligand molecules. Notice that there are rela-
by wrapping pseudopodia (singular, is not the fluid itself that is needed by the tively more bound molecules (purple) in-
pseudopodium) around it and packaging it cell, but the molecules dissolved in the side the vesicle, but other molecules (green)
within a membranous sac called a food vac- droplets. Because any and all included are also present. After the ingested material
uole. The particle will be digested after the solutes are taken into the cell, pinocytosis is liberated from the vesicle, the emptied
food vacuole fuses with a lysosome contain- is nonspecific in the substances it receptors are recycled to the plasma mem-
ing hydrolytic enzymes (see Figure 6.13a). transports. brane by the same vesicle.

of amoeba
Plasma Coat
0.5 µm


1 µm

Food vacuole Pinocytosis vesicles forming (indicated by arrows)

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Review what you’ve learned.

Chapter Reviews help you efficiently master the chapter
content by focusing on the main points of the chapter
and offering opportunities to practice for exams. Summary Figures present key
information in a visual way.


The Evolution S UM M ARY OF KEY CONCEPTS organism. The modes of natural selection differ in how selec-
tion acts on phenotype (the white arrows in the summary dia-
gram below represent selective pressure on a population).
of Populations CONCEPT 23.1
Genetic variation makes evolution possible (pp. 469–473) Original Evolved
• Genetic variation refers to genetic differences among indi- population population
viduals within a population.
• The nucleotide differences that provide the basis of genetic
variation arise by mutation and other processes that produce
new alleles and new genes.
• New genetic variants are produced rapidly in organisms with short
generation times. In sexually reproducing organisms, most of the
genetic differences among individuals result from crossing over,
the independent assortment of chromosomes, and fertilization.
Why do biologists estimate gene variability and nucleotide vari- Directional Disruptive Stabilizing
? ability, and what do these estimates represent? selection selection selection

CONCEPT 23.2 • Unlike genetic drift and gene flow, natural selection consis-
The Hardy-Weinberg equation can be used to test whether a tently increases the frequencies of alleles that enhance survival
population is evolving (pp. 473–476) and reproduction, thus improving the match between organ-
• A population, a localized group of organisms belonging to isms and their environment.
one species, is united by its gene pool, the aggregate of all the • Sexual selection influences evolutionary change in second-
alleles in the population. ary sex characteristics that can give individuals advantages in
• The Hardy-Weinberg principle states that the allele and mating.
䉱 Figure 23.1 Is this finch evolving?
genotype frequencies of a population will remain constant if • Despite the winnowing effects of selection, populations have
EVOLUTION the population is large, mating is random, mutation is negligi- considerable genetic variation. Some of this variation represents
KEY CONCEPTS ble, there is no gene flow, and there is no natural selection. For neutral variation; additional variation can be maintained by
such a population, if p and q represent the frequencies of the diploidy and balancing selection.
23.1 Genetic variation makes evolution possible • There are constraints to evolution: Natural selection can act
only two possible alleles at a particular locus, then p2 is the fre-
23.2 The Hardy-Weinberg equation can be used to only on available variation; structures result from modified an-
quency of one kind of homozygote, q2 is the frequency of the
test whether a population is evolving cestral anatomy; adaptations are often compromises; and
other kind of homozygote, and 2pq is the frequency of the het-
23.3 Natural selection, genetic drift, and gene flow chance, natural selection, and the environment interact.
erozygous genotype.
can alter allele frequencies in a population
Is it circular reasoning to calculate p and q from observed geno- How might secondary sex characteristics differ between males
23.4 Natural selection is the only mechanism that
? ? and females in a species in which females compete for mates?
consistently causes adaptive evolution type frequencies and then use those values of p and q to test if
the population is in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium? Explain your
OVERVIEW answer. (Hint: Consider a specific case, such as a population with
195 individuals of genotype AA, 10 of genotype Aa, and 195 of TE ST YOU R U N DERSTA N DIN G
The Smallest Unit of Evolution genotype aa.)
One common misconception about evolution is that indi- CONCEPT 23.3
vidual organisms evolve. It is true that natural selection acts 1. Natural selection changes allele frequencies because some
on individuals: Each organism’s traits affect its survival and Natural selection, genetic drift, and gene flow can alter _______ survive and reproduce more successfully than others.
reproductive success compared with other individuals. But allele frequencies in a population (pp. 476–480) a. alleles c. gene pools e. individuals
the evolutionary impact of natural selection is only appar- b. loci d. species
• In natural selection, individuals that have certain inherited
ent in the changes in a population of organisms over time. traits tend to survive and reproduce at higher rates than other 2. No two people are genetically identical, except for identical
individuals because of those traits. twins. The main source of genetic variation among human in-
• In genetic drift, chance fluctuations in allele frequencies over dividuals is
generations tend to reduce genetic variation. a. new mutations that occurred in the preceding generation.
Key Concepts, which were • Gene flow, the transfer of alleles between populations, tends
to reduce genetic differences between populations over time.
b. genetic drift due to the small size of the population.
c. the reshuffling of alleles in sexual reproduction.
introduced in the beginning of ?
Would two small, geographically isolated populations in very dif-
d. geographic variation within the population.
e. environmental effects.
ferent environments be likely to evolve in similar ways? Explain.
the chapter and developed in 3. Sparrows with average-sized wings survive severe storms bet-
CONCEPT 23.4 ter than those with longer or shorter wings, illustrating
the text, are summarized in the Natural selection is the only mechanism that consistently
a. the bottleneck effect.
b. disruptive selection.
Chapter Review. causes adaptive evolution (pp. 480–485) c. frequency-dependent selection.
• One organism has greater relative fitness than a second d. neutral variation.
organism if it leaves more fertile descendants than the second e. stabilizing selection.

New Summary of Key Concepts 486 UNIT FOUR Mechanisms of Evolution

Questions appear at the end of each

concept summary. Check your answers To help you prepare for the various kinds
using Appendix A. of questions that may appear on a test,
The the end-of-chapter questions are now
Pearson organized into three levels based on
Education AP* Test Bloom's Taxonomy:
Prep Series: Biology work-
Level 1: Knowledge/Comprehension
book includes AP-specific
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Level 3: Synthesis/Evaluation
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LEVEL 2: APPLICATION/ANALYSIS (Question 8, continued)

Create a data table for the 11 sampling sites by estimating the
4. If the nucleotide variability of a locus equals 0%, what is the
frequency of lap94 from the pie charts. (Hint: Think of each
gene variability and number of alleles at that locus?
pie chart as a clock face to help you estimate the proportion
a. gene variability ⫽ 0%; number of alleles ⫽ 0
of the shaded area.) Then graph the frequencies for sites 1–8
b. gene variability ⫽ 0%; number of alleles ⫽ 1
to show how the frequency of this allele changes with increas-
c. gene variability ⫽ 0%; number of alleles ⫽ 2
ing salinity in Long Island Sound (from southwest to north-
d. gene variability ⬎ 0%; number of alleles ⫽ 2
east). How do the data from sites 9–11 compare with the data
e. Without more information, gene variability and number of
from the sites within the Sound?
alleles cannot be determined.
Construct a hypothesis that explains the patterns you ob-
5. There are 40 individuals in population 1, all with genotype serve in the data and that accounts for the following observa-
A1A1, and there are 25 individuals in population 2, all with tions: (1) the lap94 allele helps mussels maintain osmotic
genotype A2A2. Assume that these populations are located far balance in water with a high salt concentration but is costly
from each other and that their environmental conditions are to use in less salty water; and (2) mussels produce larvae that

Evolution Connection very similar. Based on the information given here, the ob-
served genetic variation is most likely an example of
can disperse long distances before they settle on rocks and
grow into adults.

Questions in the Chapter

a. genetic drift.
b. gene flow.
d. discrete variation.
e. directional selection.
9. WRITE ABOUT A THEME ◄ New Write About a
Emergent Properties Heterozygotes at the sickle-cell locus
c. disruptive selection.
produce both normal and abnormal (sickle-cell) hemoglo- Theme Questions
Review ask you to think 6. A fruit fly population has a gene with two alleles, A1 and A2. bin (see Concept 14.4). When hemoglobin molecules are
Tests show that 70% of the gametes produced in the population packed into a heterozygote’s red blood cells, some cells re-
give you practice
critically about how an contain the A1 allele. If the population is in Hardy-Weinberg
equilibrium, what proportion of the flies carry both A1 and A2?
ceive relatively large quantities of abnormal hemoglobin,
making these cells prone to sickling. In a short essay (ap-
a. 0.7 b. 0.49 c. 0.21 d. 0.42 e. 0.09 proximately 100–150 words), explain how these molecular writing a short essay
aspect of the chapter LEVEL 3: SYNTHESIS/EVALUATION
and cellular events lead to emergent properties at the indi-
vidual and population levels of biological organization.
that connects the
relates to evolution. ◄ 7. EVOLUTION CONNECTION
How is the process of evolution revealed by the imperfections For selected answers, see Appendix A.
of living organisms? chapter’s content to
Scientific Inquiry ◄ 8. SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY
DRAW IT Richard Koehn, of the State University of New www.masteringbiology.com one of the bookwide
Questions at the end York, Stony Brook, and Thomas Hilbish, of the University of
South Carolina, studied genetic variation in the marine mus-
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themes introduced
sel Mytilus edulis around Long Island, New York. They mea- Make Connections Tutorial Hardy-Weinberg Principle (Chapter 23)
of each chapter give you sured the frequency of a particular allele (lap94) for an enzyme
involved in regulating the mussel’s internal saltwater balance.
and Inheritance of Alleles (Chapter 14)
Experimental Inquiry Tutorial Did Natural Selection of Ground in Chapter 1.
Finches Occur When the Environment Changed?
opportunities to practice The researchers presented their data as a series of pie charts
linked to sampling sites within Long Island Sound, where the Tutorial Mechanisms of Evolution
salinity is highly variable, and along the coast of the open Tutorial Hardy-Weinberg Principle
scientific thinking by ocean, where salinity is constant:
Activities Genetic Variation from Sexual Recombination • The
Hardy-Weinberg Principle • Causes of Evolutionary Change • Three

developing hypotheses, Sampling sites

Modes of Natural Selection
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American Scientist 75:134–141 (1987).

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4 5
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Featured Figures
Impact Figures 38.11
Fruit and Seed Dispersal 811
Structure and Function in Animal Tissues 856
3.12 The Threat of Ocean Acidification to Coral Reef 41.6 Four Main Feeding Mechanisms of Animals 881
Ecosystems 55 42.5 Double Circulation in Vertebrates 901
7.11 Blocking HIV Entry into Cells as a Treatment for HIV 44.14 The Mammalian Excretory System 962
Infections 130 46.12 Human Gametogenesis 1006
10.3 Alternative Fuels from Plants and Algae 185 49.9 The Organization of the Human Brain 1068
11.8 Determining the Structure of a G Protein-Coupled 50.10 The Structure of the Human Ear 1091
Receptor (GPCR) 213 50.17 The Structure of the Human Eye 1096
12.21 Advances in Treatment of Breast Cancer 243 50.30 The Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Contraction 1107
14.18 Genetic Testing 280 52.2 The Scope of Ecological Research 1145
16.23 Painting Chromosomes 322 52.3 Global Climate Patterns 1146
20.22 The Impact of Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cells 52.12 Terrestrial Biomes 1153
on Regenerative Medicine 417 52.16 Aquatic Biomes 1159
22.14 The Rise of MRSA 462 53.17 Mechanisms of Density-Dependent Regulation 1183
28.28 Marine Protists in a Warmer World 597 55.14 Water and Nutrient Cycling 1228
30.16 Clear-Cutting of Tropical Forests 633 55.19 Restoration Ecology Worldwide 1234
31.26 Amphibians Under Attack 651
33.22 Molluscs: The Silent Extinction 681
34.20 Discovery of a “Fishapod”: Tiktaalik 710
Inquiry Figures
*†1.27 Does the presence of venomous coral snakes affect
38.17 Fighting World Hunger with Transgenic Cassava 817
predation rates on their mimics, kingsnakes? 22
43.26 Vaccinating Against Cervical Cancer 950
*2.2 What creates “devil’s gardens” in the rain forest? 31
49.14 Using Functional Brain Imaging to Map Activity
4.2 Can organic molecules form under conditions esti-
in the Working Brain 1072
mated to simulate those on the early Earth? 59
50.21 Gene Therapy for Vision 1100
5.24 What can the 3-D shape of the enzyme RNA poly-
54.29 Identifying Lyme Disease Host Species 1214
merase II tell us about its function? 86
55.7 Ocean Production Revealed 1222
6.29 What role do microtubules play in orienting deposi-
56.9 Forensic Ecology and Elephant Poaching 1243
tion of cellulose in cell walls? 119
7.7 Do membrane proteins move? 128
Exploring Figures 8.20 Are there allosteric inhibitors of caspase enzymes? 159

1.4 Levels of Biological Organization 4 10.10 Which wavelengths of light are most effective in driv-
4.9 Some Biologically Important Chemical Groups 64 ing photosynthesis? 191
5.20 Levels of Protein Structure 82 11.17 How do signals induce directional cell growth during
6.3 Microscopy 96 mating in yeast? 221
6.8 Eukaryotic Cells 100 12.9 At which end do kinetochore microtubules shorten
6.32 Cell Junctions in Animal Tissues 121 during anaphase? 235
7.22 Endocytosis in Animal Cells 139 12.14 Do molecular signals in the cytoplasm regulate the
11.7 Cell-Surface Transmembrane Receptors 211 cell cycle? 238
12.7 Mitosis in an Animal Cell 232 14.3 When F1 hybrid pea plants self- or cross-pollinate,
13.8 Meiosis in an Animal Cell 254 which traits appear in the F2 generation? 264
16.22 Chromatin Packing in a Eukaryotic Chromosome 320 14.8 Do the alleles for one character assort into gametes
24.3 Reproductive Barriers 490 dependently or independently of the alleles for a
25.6 The Origin of Mammals 513 different character? 268

27.17 Major Groups of Bacteria 568 15.4 In a cross between a wild-type female fruit fly and a
28.3 Protistan Diversity 578 mutant white-eyed male, what color eyes will the F1
29.5 Derived Traits of Land Plants 602 and F2 offspring have? 289
29.9 Bryophyte Diversity 608 15.9 How does linkage between two genes affect inheritance
29.15 Seedless Vascular Plant Diversity 614 of characters? 293
30.5 Gymnosperm Diversity 622 16.2 Can a genetic trait be transferred between different
30.13 Angiosperm Diversity 630 bacterial strains? 306
31.11 Fungal Diversity 642 16.4 Is protein or DNA the genetic material of phage T2? 307
33.3 Invertebrate Diversity 667 *†16.11 Does DNA replication follow the conservative, semi-
33.38 Insect Diversity 690 conservative, or dispersive model? 312
34.41 Mammalian Diversity 724 17.2 Do individual genes specify the enzymes that function
35.10 Examples of Differentiated Plant Cells 744 in a biochemical pathway? 327
37.15 Unusual Nutritional Adaptations in Plants 798 18.22 Is Bicoid a morphogen that determines the anterior
38.4 Flower Pollination 804 end of a fruit fly? 372

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19.2 What causes tobacco mosaic disease? 382 47.23 Can the dorsal lip of the blastopore induce cells in
20.18 Can the nucleus from a differentiated animal cell another part of the amphibian embryo to change
direct development of an organism? 413 their developmental fate? 1039
21.17 What is the function of a gene (FOXP2) that is rapidly 47.25 What role does the zone of polarizing activity (ZPA)
evolving in the human lineage? 444 play in limb pattern formation in vertebrates? 1041
22.13 Can a change in a population’s food source result in 48.18 Does the brain have a specific protein receptor for
evolution by natural selection? 461 opiates? 1059
*23.16 Do females select mates based on traits indicative of 49.12 Which cells control the circadian rhythm in
“good genes”? 483 mammals? 1071
24.10 Can divergence of allopatric populations lead to 50.23 How do mammals detect different tastes? 1102
reproductive isolation? 495 50.40 What are the energy costs of locomotion? 1114
24.12 Does sexual selection in cichlids result in reproductive 51.8 Does a digger wasp use landmarks to find her nest? 1125
isolation? 497 51.23 Are the songs of green lacewing species under the
24.19 How does hybridization lead to speciation in control of multiple genes? 1134
sunflowers? 503 51.26 Are differences in migratory orientation within a
25.25 What causes the loss of spines in lake stickleback species genetically determined? 1136
fish? 528 52.20 Does feeding by sea urchins limit seaweed
26.6 What is the species identity of food being sold as distribution? 1165
whale meat? 539 53.13 How does caring for offspring affect parental survival
27.10 Can prokaryotes evolve rapidly in response to envi- in kestrels? 1180
ronmental change? 561 53.20 How does food availability affect emigration and
28.23 What is the root of the eukaryotic tree? 593 foraging in a cellular slime mold? 1186

29.10 Can bryophytes reduce the rate at which key nutrients 54.3 Can a species’ niche be influenced by interspecific
are lost from soils? 609 competition? 1196
31.21 Do endophytes benefit a woody plant? 648 54.17 Is Pisaster ochraceus a keystone predator? 1205
32.6 Did β-catenin play an ancient role in the molecular 54.28 How does species richness relate to area? 1213
control of gastrulation? 659 55.8 Which nutrient limits phytoplankton production
33.29 Did the arthropod body plan result from new Hox along the coast of Long Island? 1223
genes? 685 55.15 How does temperature affect litter decomposition in
34.50 Did Neanderthals give rise to European humans? 732 an ecosystem? 123
35.9 Do soybean pod trichomes deter herbivores? 743 *56.13 What caused the drastic decline of the Illinois greater
36.19 Does phloem sap contain more sugar near sources prairie chicken population? 1246
than sinks? 781
*37.14 Does the invasive weed garlic mustard disrupt mutual-
istic associations between native tree seedlings and Research Method Figures
arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi? 797 2.6 Radioactive Tracers 34
39.5 What part of a grass coleoptile senses light, and how 6.4 Cell Fractionation 97
is the signal transmitted? 825 7.4 Freeze-fracture 126

39.6 Does asymmetrical distribution of a growth-promoting 10.9 Determining an Absorption Spectrum 190
chemical cause a coleoptile to grow toward the light? 826 13.3 Preparing a Karyotype 250
39.7 What causes polar movement of auxin from shoot tip 14.2 Crossing Pea Plants 263
to base? 828 14.7 The Testcross 267
39.17 How does the order of red and far-red illumination 15.11 Constructing a Linkage Map 296
affect seed germination? 836 20.4 Cloning Genes in Bacterial Plasmids 399
40.14 How does a Burmese python generate heat while incu- 20.7 Detecting a Specific DNA Sequence by Hybridization
bating eggs? 867 with a Nucleic Acid Probe 402
40.21 What happens to the circadian clock during 20.8 The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 404
hibernation? 872 20.9 Gel Electrophoresis 405
*41.4 Can diet influence the frequency of birth defects? 879 20.11 Southern Blotting of DNA Fragments 407

41.22 What are the roles of the ob and db genes in appetite 20.12 Dideoxy Chain Termination Method for Sequencing
regulation? 894 DNA 408
42.21 Can inactivating a liver enzyme lower plasma LDL 20.13 RT-PCR Analysis of the Expression of Single Genes 409
levels? 914 20.15 DNA Microarray Assay of Gene Expression Levels 411
42.26 What causes respiratory distress syndrome? 920 20.19 Reproductive Cloning of a Mammal by Nuclear
43.5 Can a single antimicrobial peptide protect fruit flies Transplantation 414
against infection? 931 20.26 Using the Ti Plasmid to Produce Transgenic Plants 422
44.21 Can aquaporin mutations cause diabetes insipidus? 970 26.15 Applying Parsimony to a Problem in Molecular
45.22 What role do hormones play in making a mammal Systematics 546
male or female? 992 35.21 Using Dendrochronology to Study Climate 753
46.9 Why is sperm usage biased when female fruit flies 37.7 Hydroponic Culture 790
mate twice? 1002 48.9 Intracellular Recording 1050

47.4 Does the distribution of Ca2⫹ in an egg correlate with 53.2 Determining Population Size Using the Mark-Recapture
formation of the fertilization envelope? 1024 Method 1171
47.22 How does distribution of the gray crescent affect the 54.11 Determining Microbial Diversity Using Molecular
developmental potential of the first two daughter Tools 1201
cells? 1038 55.5 Determining Primary Production with Satellites 1221

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Detailed Contents
Introduction: CONCEPT 2.2 An element’s properties depend on the structure

1 Themes in the Study of Life 1

of its atoms 33
Subatomic Particles 33
Atomic Number and Atomic Mass 33
OVERVIEW Inquiring About Life 1
Isotopes 34
CONCEPT 1.1 The themes of this book make connections across
The Energy Levels of Electrons 35
different areas of biology 2
Electron Distribution and Chemical Properties 36
Theme: New Properties Emerge at Each Level in the
Electron Orbitals 37
Biological Hierarchy 3
C O N C E P T 2 . 3 The formation and function of molecules depend
Theme: Organisms Interact with Other Organisms and the
on chemical bonding between atoms 38
Physical Environment 6
Covalent Bonds 38
Theme: Life Requires Energy Transfer and
Ionic Bonds 39
Transformation 6
Weak Chemical Bonds 40
Theme: Structure and Function Are Correlated at All Levels
Molecular Shape and Function 41
of Biological Organization 7
C O N C E P T 2 . 4 Chemical reactions make and break chemical
Theme: The Cell Is an Organism’s Basic Unit of Structure
bonds 42
and Function 8
Theme: The Continuity of Life Is Based on Heritable
Information in the Form of DNA 8
Theme: Feedback Mechanisms Regulate Biological
Systems 10
Evolution, the Overarching Theme of Biology 11
3 Water and Life 46
C O N C E P T 1 . 2 The Core Theme: Evolution accounts for the unity OVERVIEW The Molecule That Supports All of Life 46
and diversity of life 11 CONCEPT 3.1 Polar covalent bonds in water molecules result in
Classifying the Diversity of Life 12 hydrogen bonding 46
Charles Darwin and the Theory of Natural Selection 14 C O N C E P T 3 . 2 Four emergent properties of water contribute to
The Tree of Life 16 Earth’s suitability for life 47
C O N C E P T 1 . 3 In studying nature, scientists make observations Cohesion of Water Molecules 47
and then form and test hypotheses 18 Moderation of Temperature by Water 48
Making Observations 18 Floating of Ice on Liquid Water 49
Forming and Testing Hypotheses 19 Water: The Solvent of Life 50
The Flexibility of the Scientific Method 20 Possible Evolution of Life on Other Planets with Water 52
A Case Study in Scientific Inquiry: Investigating Mimicry C O N C E P T 3 . 3 Acidic and basic conditions affect living
in Snake Populations 20 organisms 52
Theories in Science 23 Acids and Bases 53
C O N C E P T 1 . 4 Science benefits from a cooperative approach and The pH Scale 53
diverse viewpoints 23 Buffers 54
Building on the Work of Others 23 Acidification: A Threat to Water Quality 55
Science, Technology, and Society 24
The Value of Diverse Viewpoints in Science 25
Carbon and the Molecular Diversity
4 of Life 58
Carbon: The Backbone of Life 58
The Chemistry of Life 28 OVERVIEW

1 Interview: Susan Solomon

compounds 58
Organic chemistry is the study of carbon

Organic Molecules and the Origin of Life on Earth 59

C O N C E P T 4 . 2 Carbon atoms can form diverse molecules by
The Chemical Context
2 of Life 30
bonding to four other atoms 60
The Formation of Bonds with Carbon 60
Molecular Diversity Arising from Carbon Skeleton Variation 61
OVERVIEW A Chemical Connection to Biology 30 C O N C E P T 4 . 3 A few chemical groups are key to the functioning
CONCEPT 2.1 Matter consists of chemical elements in pure form of biological molecules 63
and in combinations called compounds 31 The Chemical Groups Most Important in the Processes of
Elements and Compounds 31 Life 63
The Elements of Life 32 ATP: An Important Source of Energy for Cellular Processes 66
Case Study: Evolution of Tolerance to Toxic Elements 32 The Chemical Elements of Life: A Review 66

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CONCEPT 6.3 The eukaryotic cell’s genetic instructions are

housed in the nucleus and carried out by the ribosomes 102
The Nucleus: Information Central 102
Ribosomes: Protein Factories 102
C O N C E P T 6 . 4 The endomembrane system regulates protein
traffic and performs metabolic functions in the cell 104
The Endoplasmic Reticulum: Biosynthetic Factory 104
The Golgi Apparatus: Shipping and Receiving
Center 105
Lysosomes: Digestive Compartments 106
Vacuoles: Diverse Maintenance Compartments 107
The Endomembrane System: A Review 108
C O N C E P T 6 . 5 Mitochondria and chloroplasts change energy
from one form to another 109
The Evolutionary Origins of Mitochondria and
Chloroplasts 109
Mitochondria: Chemical Energy Conversion 110
The Structure and Function of Large Chloroplasts: Capture of Light Energy 110
5 Biological Molecules 68 Peroxisomes: Oxidation 111
C O N C E P T 6 . 6 The cytoskeleton is a network of fibers that
OVERVIEW The Molecules of Life 68 organizes structures and activities in the cell 112
CONCEPT 5.1 Macromolecules are polymers, built from Roles of the Cytoskeleton: Support and Motility 112
monomers 68 Components of the Cytoskeleton 113
The Synthesis and Breakdown of Polymers 68 C O N C E P T 6 . 7 Extracellular components and connections
The Diversity of Polymers 69 between cells help coordinate cellular activities 118
C O N C E P T 5 . 2 Carbohydrates serve as fuel and building material 69 Cell Walls of Plants 118
Sugars 69 The Extracellular Matrix (ECM) of Animal Cells 119
Polysaccharides 70 Cell Junctions 120
C O N C E P T 5 . 3 Lipids are a diverse group of hydrophobic The Cell: A Living Unit Greater Than the Sum of Its
molecules 74 Parts 122
Fats 74
Phospholipids 76
Steroids 77 Membrane Structure
C O N C E P T 5 . 4 Proteins include a diversity of structures, resulting
in a wide range of functions 77 7 and Function 125
Polypeptides 77
OVERVIEW Life at the Edge 125
Protein Structure and Function 80
CONCEPT 7.1 Cellular membranes are fluid mosaics of lipids
C O N C E P T 5 . 5 Nucleic acids store, transmit, and help express
and proteins 125
hereditary information 86
Membrane Models: Scientific Inquiry 125
The Roles of Nucleic Acids 86
The Fluidity of Membranes 127
The Components of Nucleic Acids 87
Evolution of Differences in Membrane Lipid
Nucleotide Polymers 88
Composition 128
The Structures of DNA and RNA Molecules 88
Membrane Proteins and Their Functions 129
DNA and Proteins as Tape Measures of Evolution 89
The Role of Membrane Carbohydrates in Cell-Cell
The Theme of Emergent Properties in the Chemistry of
Recognition 130
Life: A Review 89
Synthesis and Sidedness of Membranes 130
U N I T C O N C E P T 7 . 2 Membrane structure results in selective

The Cell 92 permeability 131

2 Interview: Bonnie L. Bassler
The Permeability of the Lipid Bilayer 131
Transport Proteins 131
C O N C E P T 7 . 3 Passive transport is diffusion of a substance across
a membrane with no energy investment 132
6 A Tour of the Cell 94 Effects of Osmosis on Water Balance 133
Facilitated Diffusion: Passive Transport Aided by Proteins 134
OVERVIEW The Fundamental Units of Life 94 C O N C E P T 7 . 4 Active transport uses energy to move solutes
CONCEPT 6.1 Biologists use microscopes and the tools of against their gradients 135
biochemistry to study cells 94 The Need for Energy in Active Transport 135
Microscopy 94 How Ion Pumps Maintain Membrane Potential 136
Cell Fractionation 97 Cotransport: Coupled Transport by a Membrane Protein 137
C O N C E P T 6 . 2 Eukaryotic cells have internal membranes that C O N C E P T 7 . 5 Bulk transport across the plasma membrane occurs
compartmentalize their functions 98 by exocytosis and endocytosis 138
Comparing Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells 98 Exocytosis 138
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Cellular Respiration
8 An Introduction to Metabolism 142 9 and Fermentation 163
OVERVIEW The Energy of Life 142 OVERVIEW Life Is Work 163
CONCEPT 8.1 An organism’s metabolism transforms matter and CONCEPT 9.1 Catabolic pathways yield energy by oxidizing
energy, subject to the laws of thermodynamics 142 organic fuels 164
Organization of the Chemistry of Life into Metabolic Catabolic Pathways and Production of ATP 164
Pathways 142 Redox Reactions: Oxidation and Reduction 164
Forms of Energy 143 The Stages of Cellular Respiration: A Preview 167
The Laws of Energy Transformation 144 C O N C E P T 9 . 2 Glycolysis harvests chemical energy by oxidizing
C O N C E P T 8 . 2 The free-energy change of a reaction tells us glucose to pyruvate 168
whether or not the reaction occurs spontaneously 146 C O N C E P T 9 . 3 After pyruvate is oxidized, the citric acid cycle
Free-Energy Change, ΔG 146 completes the energy-yielding oxidation of organic molecules 170
Free Energy, Stability, and Equilibrium 146 Oxidation of Pyruvate to Acetyl CoA 170
Free Energy and Metabolism 147 The Citric Acid Cycle 170
C O N C E P T 8 . 3 ATP powers cellular work by coupling exergonic C O N C E P T 9 . 4 During oxidative phosphorylation, chemiosmosis
reactions to endergonic reactions 149 couples electron transport to ATP synthesis 172
The Structure and Hydrolysis of ATP 149 The Pathway of Electron Transport 172
How the Hydrolysis of ATP Performs Work 150 Chemiosmosis: The Energy-Coupling Mechanism 173
The Regeneration of ATP 151 An Accounting of ATP Production by Cellular Respiration 174
C O N C E P T 8 . 4 Enzymes speed up metabolic reactions by lowering C O N C E P T 9 . 5 Fermentation and anaerobic respiration enable
energy barriers 152 cells to produce ATP without the use of oxygen 177
The Activation Energy Barrier 152 Types of Fermentation 177
How Enzymes Lower the EA Barrier 153 Comparing Fermentation with Anaerobic and Aerobic
Substrate Specificity of Enzymes 153 Respiration 178
Catalysis in the Enzyme’s Active Site 154 The Evolutionary Significance of Glycolysis 179
Effects of Local Conditions on Enzyme Activity 155 C O N C E P T 9 . 6 Glycolysis and the citric acid cycle connect to many
The Evolution of Enzymes 157 other metabolic pathways 179
C O N C E P T 8 . 5 Regulation of enzyme activity helps control The Versatility of Catabolism 179
metabolism 158 Biosynthesis (Anabolic Pathways) 180
Allosteric Regulation of Enzymes 158 Regulation of Cellular Respiration via Feedback
Specific Localization of Enzymes Within the Cell 160 Mechanisms 181

10 Photosynthesis 184
OVERVIEW The Process That Feeds the Biosphere 184
CONCEPT 10.1 Photosynthesis converts light energy to the
chemical energy of food 186
Chloroplasts: The Sites of Photosynthesis in Plants 186
Tracking Atoms Through Photosynthesis: Scientific Inquiry 187
The Two Stages of Photosynthesis: A Preview 188
C O N C E P T 1 0 . 2 The light reactions convert solar energy to the
chemical energy of ATP and NADPH 189
The Nature of Sunlight 189
Photosynthetic Pigments: The Light Receptors 190
Excitation of Chlorophyll by Light 192
A Photosystem: A Reaction-Center Complex Associated
with Light-Harvesting Complexes 192
Linear Electron Flow 193
Cyclic Electron Flow 195
A Comparison of Chemiosmosis in Chloroplasts and
Mitochondria 196
C O N C E P T 1 0 . 3 The Calvin cycle uses the chemical energy of ATP
and NADPH to reduce CO2 to sugar 198
C O N C E P T 1 0 . 4 Alternative mechanisms of carbon fixation have
evolved in hot, arid climates 199
Photorespiration: An Evolutionary Relic? 199
C4 Plants 200
CAM Plants 201
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11 Cell Communication 206

OVERVIEW Cellular Messaging 206
CONCEPT 11.1 External signals are converted to responses
within the cell 206
Evolution of Cell Signaling 206
Local and Long-Distance Signaling 208
The Three Stages of Cell Signaling: A Preview 209
C O N C E P T 1 1 . 2 Reception: A signaling molecule binds to a
receptor protein, causing it to change shape 210
Receptors in the Plasma Membrane 210
Intracellular Receptors 214
C O N C E P T 1 1 . 3 Transduction: Cascades of molecular interactions
relay signals from receptors to target molecules in the cell 214
Signal Transduction Pathways 215
Protein Phosphorylation and Dephosphorylation 215
Small Molecules and Ions as Second Messengers 216
CONCEPT 13.2 Fertilization and meiosis alternate in sexual life
C O N C E P T 1 1 . 4 Response: Cell signaling leads to regulation of
cycles 250
transcription or cytoplasmic activities 219
Sets of Chromosomes in Human Cells 250
Nuclear and Cytoplasmic Responses 219
Behavior of Chromosome Sets in the Human Life Cycle 251
Fine-Tuning of the Response 220
The Variety of Sexual Life Cycles 252
C O N C E P T 1 1 . 5 Apoptosis integrates multiple cell-signaling
C O N C E P T 1 3 . 3 Meiosis reduces the number of chromosome sets
pathways 223
from diploid to haploid 253
Apoptosis in the Soil Worm Caenorhabditis elegans 224
The Stages of Meiosis 253
Apoptotic Pathways and the Signals That Trigger Them 224
A Comparison of Mitosis and Meiosis 257
C O N C E P T 1 3 . 4 Genetic variation produced in sexual life cycles
contributes to evolution 257
12 The Cell Cycle 228 Origins of Genetic Variation Among Offspring 257
The Evolutionary Significance of Genetic Variation Within
OVERVIEW The Key Roles of Cell Division 228
Populations 259
CONCEPT 12.1 Most cell division results in genetically identical
daughter cells 229
Cellular Organization of the Genetic Material 229
Distribution of Chromosomes During Eukaryotic Cell 14 Mendel and the Gene Idea 262
Division 229
C O N C E P T 1 2 . 2 The mitotic phase alternates with interphase in
OVERVIEW Drawing from the Deck of Genes 262
the cell cycle 230 CONCEPT 14.1 Mendel used the scientific approach to identify
Phases of the Cell Cycle 231 two laws of inheritance 262
The Mitotic Spindle: A Closer Look 231 Mendel’s Experimental, Quantitative Approach 262
Cytokinesis: A Closer Look 234 The Law of Segregation 264
Binary Fission in Bacteria 236 The Law of Independent Assortment 267
C O N C E P T 1 4 . 2 The laws of probability govern Mendelian
The Evolution of Mitosis 237
C O N C E P T 1 2 . 3 The eukaryotic cell cycle is regulated by a
inheritance 269
molecular control system 238 The Multiplication and Addition Rules Applied to
Evidence for Cytoplasmic Signals 238 Monohybrid Crosses 269
The Cell Cycle Control System 238 Solving Complex Genetics Problems with the Rules of
Loss of Cell Cycle Controls in Cancer Cells 242 Probability 270
C O N C E P T 1 4 . 3 Inheritance patterns are often more complex
U N I T than predicted by simple Mendelian genetics 271
Genetics 246 Extending Mendelian Genetics for a Single Gene 271
3 Interview: Joan A. Steitz
Extending Mendelian Genetics for Two or More Genes 273
Nature and Nurture: The Environmental Impact on
Phenotype 274
Integrating a Mendelian View of Heredity and Variation 275
13 Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycles 248 C O N C E P T 1 4 . 4 Many human traits follow Mendelian patterns of
inheritance 275
OVERVIEW Variations on a Theme 248 Pedigree Analysis 275
CONCEPT 13.1 Offspring acquire genes from parents by Recessively Inherited Disorders 276
inheriting chromosomes 248 Dominantly Inherited Disorders 278
Inheritance of Genes 249 Multifactorial Disorders 279
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CONCEPT 17.4 Translation is the RNA-directed synthesis of a

The Chromosomal Basis polypeptide: a closer look 337
15 of Inheritance 286 Molecular Components of Translation 337
Building a Polypeptide 340
OVERVIEW Locating Genes Along Chromosomes 286 Completing and Targeting the Functional Protein 342
CONCEPT 15.1 Mendelian inheritance has its physical basis in the C O N C E P T 1 7 . 5 Mutations of one or a few nucleotides can affect
behavior of chromosomes 286 protein structure and function 344
Morgan’s Experimental Evidence: Scientific Inquiry 288 Types of Small-Scale Mutations 344
C O N C E P T 1 5 . 2 Sex-linked genes exhibit unique patterns of
Mutagens 346
inheritance 289 C O N C E P T 1 7 . 6 While gene expression differs among the
The Chromosomal Basis of Sex 289 domains of life, the concept of a gene is universal 346
Inheritance of X-Linked Genes 290 Comparing Gene Expression in Bacteria, Archaea, and
X Inactivation in Female Mammals 291 Eukarya 346
C O N C E P T 1 5 . 3 Linked genes tend to be inherited together
What Is a Gene? Revisiting the Question 347
because they are located near each other on the same
chromosome 292
How Linkage Affects Inheritance 292
Genetic Recombination and Linkage 294
Mapping the Distance Between Genes Using 18 Regulation of Gene Expression 351
Recombination Data: Scientific Inquiry 296
C O N C E P T 1 5 . 4 Alterations of chromosome number or structure OVERVIEW Conducting the Genetic Orchestra 351
cause some genetic disorders 297 CONCEPT 18.1 Bacteria often respond to environmental change
Abnormal Chromosome Number 297 by regulating transcription 351
Alterations of Chromosome Structure 298 Operons: The Basic Concept 352
Human Disorders Due to Chromosomal Alterations 299 Repressible and Inducible Operons: Two Types of Negative
C O N C E P T 1 5 . 5 Some inheritance patterns are exceptions to Gene Regulation 353
standard Mendelian inheritance 300 Positive Gene Regulation 355
Genomic Imprinting 300 C O N C E P T 1 8 . 2 Eukaryotic gene expression is regulated at many

Inheritance of Organelle Genes 301 stages 356

Differential Gene Expression 356
The Molecular Basis Regulation of Chromatin Structure 357
16 of Inheritance 305 Regulation of Transcription Initiation 358
Mechanisms of Post-Transcriptional Regulation 362
OVERVIEW Life’s Operating Instructions 305 C O N C E P T 1 8 . 3 Noncoding RNAs play multiple roles in

CONCEPT 16.1 DNA is the genetic material 305 controlling gene expression 364
The Search for the Genetic Material: Scientific Inquiry 305 Effects on mRNAs by MicroRNAs and Small Interfering
Building a Structural Model of DNA: Scientific Inquiry 308 RNAs 365
C O N C E P T 1 6 . 2 Many proteins work together in DNA replication Chromatin Remodeling and Effects on Transcription by
and repair 311 ncRNAs 366
The Basic Principle: Base Pairing to a Template Strand 311 The Evolutionary Significance of Small ncRNAs 366
DNA Replication: A Closer Look 312 C O N C E P T 1 8 . 4 A program of differential gene expression leads

Proofreading and Repairing DNA 316 to the different cell types in a multicellular organism 366
Evolutionary Significance of Altered DNA Nucleotides 318 A Genetic Program for Embryonic Development 366
Replicating the Ends of DNA Molecules 318 Cytoplasmic Determinants and Inductive Signals 367
C O N C E P T 1 6 . 3 A chromosome consists of a DNA molecule Sequential Regulation of Gene Expression During Cellular
packed together with proteins 320 Differentiation 367
Pattern Formation: Setting Up the Body Plan 369
C O N C E P T 1 8 . 5 Cancer results from genetic changes that affect
cell cycle control 373
17 From Gene to Protein 325 Types of Genes Associated with Cancer 373
Interference with Normal Cell-Signaling Pathways 374
OVERVIEW The Flow of Genetic Information 325
The Multistep Model of Cancer Development 376
CONCEPT 17.1 Genes specify proteins via transcription and
Inherited Predisposition and Other Factors Contributing to
translation 325
Cancer 376
Evidence from the Study of Metabolic Defects 326
Basic Principles of Transcription and Translation 328
The Genetic Code 328
C O N C E P T 1 7 . 2 Transcription is the DNA-directed synthesis of
RNA: a closer look 331
Molecular Components of Transcription 331
19 Viruses 381
Synthesis of an RNA Transcript 332 OVERVIEW A Borrowed Life 381
C O N C E P T 1 7 . 3 Eukaryotic cells modify RNA after CONCEPT 19.1 A virus consists of a nucleic acid surrounded by a
transcription 334 protein coat 381
Alteration of mRNA Ends 334 The Discovery of Viruses: Scientific Inquiry 381
Split Genes and RNA Splicing 334 Structure of Viruses 382
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CONCEPT 19.2 Viruses replicate only in host cells 384 CONCEPT 21.3 Genomes vary in size, number of genes, and gene
General Features of Viral Replicative Cycles 384 density 432
Replicative Cycles of Phages 385 Genome Size 432
Replicative Cycles of Animal Viruses 387 Number of Genes 433
Evolution of Viruses 390 Gene Density and Noncoding DNA 434
C O N C E P T 1 9 . 3 Viruses, viroids, and prions are formidable C O N C E P T 2 1 . 4 Multicellular eukaryotes have much noncoding
pathogens in animals and plants 390 DNA and many multigene families 434
Viral Diseases in Animals 391 Transposable Elements and Related Sequences 434
Emerging Viruses 391 Other Repetitive DNA, Including Simple Sequence DNA 436
Viral Diseases in Plants 393 Genes and Multigene Families 437
Viroids and Prions: The Simplest Infectious Agents 393 C O N C E P T 2 1 . 5 Duplication, rearrangement, and mutation of
DNA contribute to genome evolution 438
Duplication of Entire Chromosome Sets 438
Alterations of Chromosome Structure 438

20 Biotechnology 396
Duplication and Divergence of Gene-Sized Regions
of DNA 439
Rearrangements of Parts of Genes: Exon Duplication and
OVERVIEW The DNA Toolbox 396
Exon Shuffling 441
CONCEPT 20.1 DNA cloning yields multiple copies of a gene or
How Transposable Elements Contribute to Genome
other DNA segment 396
Evolution 441
DNA Cloning and Its Applications: A Preview 397
C O N C E P T 2 1 . 6 Comparing genome sequences provides clues to
Using Restriction Enzymes to Make Recombinant DNA 398
evolution and development 442
Cloning a Eukaryotic Gene in a Bacterial Plasmid 398
Comparing Genomes 442
Expressing Cloned Eukaryotic Genes 402
Comparing Developmental Processes 445
Amplifying DNA in Vitro: The Polymerase Chain Reaction
(PCR) 403 U N I T
C O N C E P T 2 0 . 2 DNA technology allows us to study the sequence,
Mechanisms of Evolution 450
expression, and function of a gene 405
Gel Electrophoresis and Southern Blotting 405
4 Interview: Geerat J. Vermeij
DNA Sequencing 407
Analyzing Gene Expression 409 Descent with Modification:
Determining Gene Function 410
C O N C E P T 2 0 . 3 Cloning organisms may lead to production of
22 A Darwinian View of Life 452
stem cells for research and other applications 412
OVERVIEW Endless Forms Most Beautiful 452
Cloning Plants: Single-Cell Cultures 412
CONCEPT 22.1 The Darwinian revolution challenged traditional
Cloning Animals: Nuclear Transplantation 413
views of a young Earth inhabited by unchanging species 453
Stem Cells of Animals 415
Scala Naturae and Classification of Species 453
C O N C E P T 2 0 . 4 The practical applications of DNA technology
Ideas About Change over Time 454
affect our lives in many ways 417
Lamarck’s Hypothesis of Evolution 454
Medical Applications 417
C O N C E P T 2 2 . 2 Descent with modification by natural selection
Forensic Evidence and Genetic Profiles 420
explains the adaptations of organisms and the unity and
Environmental Cleanup 421
diversity of life 455
Agricultural Applications 421
Darwin’s Research 455
Safety and Ethical Questions Raised by DNA Technology 422
The Origin of Species 457
C O N C E P T 2 2 . 3 Evolution is supported by an overwhelming
amount of scientific evidence 460
Direct Observations of Evolutionary Change 460
21 Genomes and Their Evolution 426 Homology 462
The Fossil Record 465
OVERVIEW Reading the Leaves from the Tree of Life 426 Biogeography 466
CONCEPT 21.1 New approaches have accelerated the pace of What Is Theoretical About Darwin’s View of Life? 467
genome sequencing 427
Three-Stage Approach to Genome Sequencing 427
Whole-Genome Shotgun Approach to Genome
Sequencing 428
C O N C E P T 2 1 . 2 Scientists use bioinformatics to analyze genomes
and their functions 429
Centralized Resources for Analyzing Genome Sequences 429
Identifying Protein-Coding Genes and Understanding Their
Functions 429
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CONCEPT 25.3 Key events in life’s history include the origins of

single-celled and multicelled organisms and the colonization of
23 The Evolution of Populations 469 land 514
The First Single-Celled Organisms 514
OVERVIEW The Smallest Unit of Evolution 469 The Origin of Multicellularity 517
CONCEPT 23.1 Genetic variation makes evolution possible 469 The Colonization of Land 518
Genetic Variation 470 C O N C E P T 2 5 . 4 The rise and fall of groups of organisms reflect
Sources of Genetic Variation 471 differences in speciation and extinction rates 519
C O N C E P T 2 3 . 2 The Hardy-Weinberg equation can be used to test
Plate Tectonics 519
whether a population is evolving 473 Mass Extinctions 521
Gene Pools and Allele Frequencies 473 Adaptive Radiations 524
The Hardy-Weinberg Principle 473 C O N C E P T 2 5 . 5 Major changes in body form can result from changes
C O N C E P T 2 3 . 3 Natural selection, genetic drift, and gene flow
in the sequences and regulation of developmental genes 525
can alter allele frequencies in a population 476 Effects of Developmental Genes 525
Natural Selection 476 The Evolution of Development 526
Genetic Drift 477 C O N C E P T 2 5 . 6 Evolution is not goal oriented 529
Gene Flow 479 Evolutionary Novelties 529
C O N C E P T 2 3 . 4 Natural selection is the only mechanism that
Evolutionary Trends 530
consistently causes adaptive evolution 480
A Closer Look at Natural Selection 480
The Key Role of Natural Selection in Adaptive Evolution 482
Sexual Selection 482
The Preservation of Genetic Variation 483 U N I T
Why Natural Selection Cannot Fashion Perfect Organisms 484 The Evolutionary History
5 of Biological Diversity 534
24 The Origin of Species 488 Interview: W. Ford Doolittle

OVERVIEW That “Mystery of Mysteries” 488

CONCEPT 24.1 The biological species concept emphasizes
reproductive isolation 488
The Biological Species Concept 489
26 Phylogeny and the Tree of Life 536
Other Definitions of Species 492 OVERVIEW Investigating the Tree of Life 536
C O N C E P T 2 4 . 2 Speciation can take place with or without CONCEPT 26.1 Phylogenies show evolutionary relationships 537
geographic separation 493 Binomial Nomenclature 537
Allopatric (“Other Country”) Speciation 493 Hierarchical Classification 537
Sympatric (“Same Country”) Speciation 495 Linking Classification and Phylogeny 538
Allopatric and Sympatric Speciation: A Review 497 What We Can and Cannot Learn from Phylogenetic Trees 539
C O N C E P T 2 4 . 3 Hybrid zones reveal factors that cause Applying Phylogenies 539
reproductive isolation 498 C O N C E P T 2 6 . 2 Phylogenies are inferred from morphological and
Patterns Within Hybrid Zones 498 molecular data 540
Hybrid Zones over Time 499 Morphological and Molecular Homologies 540
C O N C E P T 2 4 . 4 Speciation can occur rapidly or slowly and can Sorting Homology from Analogy 540
result from changes in few or many genes 501 Evaluating Molecular Homologies 541
The Time Course of Speciation 501 C O N C E P T 2 6 . 3 Shared characters are used to construct
Studying the Genetics of Speciation 503 phylogenetic trees 542
From Speciation to Macroevolution 504 Cladistics 542
Phylogenetic Trees with Proportional Branch Lengths 544
Maximum Parsimony and Maximum Likelihood 544
25 The History of Life on Earth 507 Phylogenetic Trees as Hypotheses 547
C O N C E P T 2 6 . 4 An organism’s evolutionary history is
OVERVIEW Lost Worlds 507 documented in its genome 548
CONCEPT 25.1 Conditions on early Earth made the origin of life Gene Duplications and Gene Families 548
possible 507 Genome Evolution 548
Synthesis of Organic Compounds on Early Earth 508 C O N C E P T 2 6 . 5 Molecular clocks help track evolutionary time 549
Abiotic Synthesis of Macromolecules 509 Molecular Clocks 549
Protocells 509 Applying a Molecular Clock: The Origin of HIV 550
Self-Replicating RNA and the Dawn of Natural Selection 509 C O N C E P T 2 6 . 6 New information continues to revise our
C O N C E P T 2 5 . 2 The fossil record documents the history of life 510 understanding of the tree of life 551
The Fossil Record 510 From Two Kingdoms to Three Domains 551
How Rocks and Fossils Are Dated 512 A Simple Tree of All Life 552
The Origin of New Groups of Organisms 512 Is the Tree of Life Really a Ring? 553

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CONCEPT 28.7 Protists play key roles in ecological

communities 596
27 Bacteria and Archaea 556 Symbiotic Protists 596
Photosynthetic Protists 597
OVERVIEW Masters of Adaptation 556
CONCEPT 27.1 Structural and functional adaptations contribute
to prokaryotic success 556 Plant Diversity I: How Plants
Cell-Surface Structures 557
Motility 558
29 Colonized Land 600
Internal Organization and DNA 559 OVERVIEW The Greening of Earth 600
Reproduction and Adaptation 560 CONCEPT 29.1 Land plants evolved from green algae 600
C O N C E P T 2 7 . 2 Rapid reproduction, mutation, and genetic Morphological and Molecular Evidence 600
recombination promote genetic diversity in prokaryotes 561 Adaptations Enabling the Move to Land 601
Rapid Reproduction and Mutation 561 Derived Traits of Plants 601
Genetic Recombination 561 The Origin and Diversification of Plants 604
C O N C E P T 2 7 . 3 Diverse nutritional and metabolic adaptations C O N C E P T 2 9 . 2 Mosses and other nonvascular plants have life
have evolved in prokaryotes 564 cycles dominated by gametophytes 606
The Role of Oxygen in Metabolism 564 Bryophyte Gametophytes 606
Nitrogen Metabolism 564 Bryophyte Sporophytes 609
Metabolic Cooperation 565 The Ecological and Economic Importance of Mosses 609
C O N C E P T 2 7 . 4 Molecular systematics is illuminating prokaryotic C O N C E P T 2 9 . 3 Ferns and other seedless vascular plants were the
phylogeny 565 first plants to grow tall 610
Lessons from Molecular Systematics 566 Origins and Traits of Vascular Plants 610
Archaea 566 Classification of Seedless Vascular Plants 613
Bacteria 567 The Significance of Seedless Vascular Plants 615
C O N C E P T 2 7 . 5 Prokaryotes play crucial roles in the biosphere 570
Chemical Recycling 570
Ecological Interactions 570 Plant Diversity II: The Evolution
C O N C E P T 2 7 . 6 Prokaryotes have both beneficial and harmful 30 of Seed Plants 618
impacts on humans 571
Mutualistic Bacteria 571 OVERVIEW Transforming the World 618
Pathogenic Bacteria 571 CONCEPT 30.1 Seeds and pollen grains are key adaptations for
Prokaryotes in Research and Technology 572 life on land 618
Advantages of Reduced Gametophytes 618
Heterospory: The Rule Among Seed Plants 619
28 Protists 575 Ovules and Production of Eggs 619
Pollen and Production of Sperm 620
OVERVIEW Living Small 575 The Evolutionary Advantage of Seeds 620
CONCEPT 28.1 Most eukaryotes are single-celled organisms 575 C O N C E P T 3 0 . 2 Gymnosperms bear “naked” seeds, typically on
Structural and Functional Diversity in Protists 576 cones 621
Endosymbiosis in Eukaryotic Evolution 576 Gymnosperm Evolution 621
Five Supergroups of Eukaryotes 576 The Life Cycle of a Pine: A Closer Look 625
C O N C E P T 2 8 . 2 Excavates include protists with modified C O N C E P T 3 0 . 3 The reproductive adaptations of angiosperms
mitochondria and protists with unique flagella 580 include flowers and fruits 625
Diplomonads and Parabasalids 580 Characteristics of Angiosperms 625
Euglenozoans 580 Angiosperm Evolution 628
C O N C E P T 2 8 . 3 Chromalveolates may have originated by Angiosperm Diversity 630
secondary endosymbiosis 582 Evolutionary Links Between Angio-
Alveolates 582 sperms and Animals 632
Stramenopiles 585 C O N C E P T 3 0 . 4 Human welfare depends
C O N C E P T 2 8 . 4 Rhizarians are a diverse group of protists defined greatly on seed plants 632
by DNA similarities 589 Products from Seed Plants 633
Radiolarians 589 Threats to Plant Diversity 633
Forams 589
Cercozoans 590
C O N C E P T 2 8 . 5 Red algae and green algae are the closest
relatives of land plants 590
Red Algae 590
31 Fungi 636
Green Algae 591 OVERVIEW Mighty Mushrooms 636
C O N C E P T 2 8 . 6 Unikonts include protists that are closely related CONCEPT 31.1 Fungi are heterotrophs that feed by absorption 636
to fungi and animals 593 Nutrition and Ecology 636
Amoebozoans 593 Body Structure 637
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CONCEPT 31.2 Fungi produce spores through sexual or asexual Rotifers 676
life cycles 638 Lophophorates: Ectoprocts and Brachiopods 677
Sexual Reproduction 639 Molluscs 677
Asexual Reproduction 639 Annelids 681
C O N C E P T 3 1 . 3 The ancestor of fungi was an aquatic, single-celled, C O N C E P T 3 3 . 4 Ecdysozoans are the most species-rich animal
flagellated protist 640 group 683
The Origin of Fungi 640 Nematodes 683
Are Microsporidia Fungi? 641 Arthropods 684
The Move to Land 641 C O N C E P T 3 3 . 5 Echinoderms and chordates are deuterostomes 692
C O N C E P T 3 1 . 4 Fungi have radiated into a diverse set of Echinoderms 692
lineages 641 Chordates 694
Chytrids 641
Zygomycetes 643
Glomeromycetes 644 The Origin and Evolution
Ascomycetes 644 34 of Vertebrates 697
Basidiomycetes 646
C O N C E P T 3 1 . 5 Fungi play key roles in nutrient cycling, ecological OVERVIEW Half a Billion Years of Backbones 697
interactions, and human welfare 648 CONCEPT 34.1 Chordates have a notochord and a dorsal, hollow
Fungi as Decomposers 648 nerve cord 697
Fungi as Mutualists 648 Derived Characters of Chordates 698
Fungi as Pathogens 650 Lancelets 699
Practical Uses of Fungi 651 Tunicates 700
Early Chordate Evolution 700
An Overview of Animal C O N C E P T 3 4 . 2 Craniates are chordates that have a head 701

32 Diversity 654 Derived Characters of Craniates 701

The Origin of Craniates 702
OVERVIEW Welcome to Your Kingdom 654 Hagfishes 702
CONCEPT 32.1 Animals are multicellular, heterotrophic C O N C E P T 3 4 . 3 Vertebrates are craniates that have a backbone 703
eukaryotes with tissues that develop from embryonic layers 654 Derived Characters of Vertebrates 703
Nutritional Mode 654 Lampreys 703
Cell Structure and Specialization 654 Fossils of Early Vertebrates 703
Reproduction and Development 655 Origins of Bone and Teeth 704
C O N C E P T 3 2 . 2 The history of animals spans more than half a C O N C E P T 3 4 . 4 Gnathostomes are vertebrates that have jaws 704
billion years 656 Derived Characters of Gnathostomes 704
Neoproterozoic Era (1 Billion–542 Million Years Ago) 656 Fossil Gnathostomes 705
Paleozoic Era (542–251 Million Years Ago) 657 Chondrichthyans (Sharks, Rays, and Their Relatives) 705
Mesozoic Era (251–65.5 Million Years Ago) 658 Ray-Finned Fishes and Lobe-Fins 707
Cenozoic Era (65.5 Million Years Ago to the Present) 658 C O N C E P T 3 4 . 5 Tetrapods are gnathostomes that have limbs 709
C O N C E P T 3 2 . 3 Animals can be characterized by “body plans” 658 Derived Characters of Tetrapods 709
Symmetry 658 The Origin of Tetrapods 709
Tissues 659 Amphibians 710
Body Cavities 660 C O N C E P T 3 4 . 6 Amniotes are tetrapods that have a terrestrially
Protostome and Deuterostome Development 660 adapted egg 713
C O N C E P T 3 2 . 4 New views of animal phylogeny are emerging Derived Characters of Amniotes 713
from molecular data 662 Early Amniotes 714
Points of Agreement 662 Reptiles 715
Progress in Resolving Bilaterian Relationships 663 C O N C E P T 3 4 . 7 Mammals are amniotes that have hair and
Future Directions in Animal Systematics 664 produce milk 720
Derived Characters of Mammals 720
An Introduction Early Evolution of Mammals 721
33 to Invertebrates 666 Monotremes 721
Marsupials 722
OVERVIEW Life Without a Backbone 666 Eutherians (Placental Mammals) 723
CONCEPT 33.1 Sponges are basal animals that lack true tissues 670 C O N C E P T 3 4 . 8 Humans are mammals that have a large brain and
C O N C E P T 3 3 . 2 Cnidarians are an ancient phylum of bipedal locomotion 728
eumetazoans 671 Derived Characters of Humans 728
Hydrozoans 672 The Earliest Hominins 728
Scyphozoans 672 Australopiths 729
Cubozoans 672 Bipedalism 730
Anthozoans 673 Tool Use 730
C O N C E P T 3 3 . 3 Lophotrochozoans, a clade identified by Early Homo 731
molecular data, have the widest range of animal body forms 674 Neanderthals 731
Flatworms 674 Homo sapiens 732

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U N I T CONCEPT 36.4 The rate of transpiration is regulated

Plant Form and Function 736 by stomata 776
6 Interview: Luis Herrera-Estrella
Stomata: Major Pathways for Water Loss 776
Mechanisms of Stomatal Opening and Closing 777
Stimuli for Stomatal Opening and Closing 777
Plant Structure, Growth, Effects of Transpiration on Wilting and Leaf

35 and Development 738

Temperature 778
Adaptations That Reduce Evaporative Water Loss 778
C O N C E P T 3 6 . 5 Sugars are transported from sources to sinks via
OVERVIEW Are Plants Computers? 738
the phloem 779
CONCEPT 35.1 Plants have a hierarchical organization consisting
Movement from Sugar Sources to Sugar Sinks 779
of organs, tissues, and cells 738
Bulk Flow by Positive Pressure: The Mechanism of
The Three Basic Plant Organs: Roots, Stems, and Leaves 739
Translocation in Angiosperms 780
Dermal, Vascular, and Ground Tissues 742
C O N C E P T 3 6 . 6 The symplast is highly dynamic 781
Common Types of Plant Cells 743
Changes in Plasmodesmata 782
C O N C E P T 3 5 . 2 Meristems generate cells for primary and
Phloem: An Information Superhighway 782
secondary growth 746
Electrical Signaling in the Phloem 782
C O N C E P T 3 5 . 3 Primary growth lengthens roots and shoots 747
Primary Growth of Roots 747
Primary Growth of Shoots 749
C O N C E P T 3 5 . 4 Secondary growth increases the diameter of
37 Soil and Plant Nutrition 785
stems and roots in woody plants 751 OVERVIEW A Horrifying Discovery 785
The Vascular Cambium and Secondary Vascular Tissue 751 CONCEPT 37.1 Soil contains a living, complex ecosystem 785
The Cork Cambium and the Production of Periderm 754 Soil Texture 786
Evolution of Secondary Growth 754 Topsoil Composition 786
C O N C E P T 3 5 . 5 Growth, morphogenesis, and cell Soil Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture 787
differentiation produce the plant body 755 C O N C E P T 3 7 . 2 Plants require essential elements
Model Organisms: Revolutionizing the Study to complete their life cycle 789
of Plants 755 Macronutrients and Micronutrients 790
Growth: Cell Division and Cell Symptoms of Mineral Deficiency 790
Expansion 756 Improving Plant Nutrition by Genetic
Morphogenesis and Pattern Formation Modification: Some Examples 792
758 C O N C E P T 3 7 . 3 Plant nutrition often
Gene Expression and Control of Cell involves relationships with other
Differentiation 759 organisms 792
Shifts in Development: Phase Changes 759 Soil Bacteria and Plant Nutrition 793
Genetic Control of Flowering 760 Fungi and Plant Nutrition 795
Epiphytes, Parasitic Plants, and Carnivorous
Plants 797

Resource Acquisition and

36 Transport in Vascular Plants 764 Angiosperm Reproduction
OVERVIEW Underground Plants 764
38 and Biotechnology 801
C O N C E P T 3 6 . 1 Adaptations for acquiring resources were key OVERVIEW Flowers of Deceit 801
steps in the evolution of vascular plants 764 CONCEPT 38.1 Flowers, double fertilization, and fruits are unique
Shoot Architecture and Light Capture 765 features of the angiosperm life cycle 801
Root Architecture and Acquisition of Water and Flower Structure and Function 802
Minerals 766 Double Fertilization 806
C O N C E P T 3 6 . 2 Different mechanisms transport substances over Seed Development, Form, and Function 807
short or long distances 767 Fruit Form and Function 809
The Apoplast and Symplast: Transport Continuums 767 C O N C E P T 3 8 . 2 Flowering plants reproduce sexually, asexually,
Short-Distance Transport of Solutes Across Plasma or both 812
Membranes 768 Mechanisms of Asexual Reproduction 812
Short-Distance Transport of Water Across Plasma Advantages and Disadvantages of Asexual Versus Sexual
Membranes 768 Reproduction 812
Long-Distance Transport: The Role of Bulk Flow 771 Mechanisms That Prevent Self-Fertilization 813
C O N C E P T 3 6 . 3 Transpiration drives the transport of water and Vegetative Propagation and Agriculture 814
minerals from roots to shoots via the xylem 772 C O N C E P T 3 8 . 3 Humans modify crops by breeding and genetic
Absorption of Water and Minerals by Root Cells 772 engineering 815
Transport of Water and Minerals into the Xylem 772 Plant Breeding 815
Bulk Flow Transport via the Xylem 772 Plant Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering 816
Xylem Sap Ascent by Bulk Flow: A Review 776 The Debate over Plant Biotechnology 817

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Quantifying Energy Use 869

Plant Responses to Internal Minimum Metabolic Rate and Thermoregulation 869
39 and External Signals 821 Influences on Metabolic Rate 870
Energy Budgets 871
OVERVIEW Stimuli and a Stationary Life 821 Torpor and Energy Conservation 871
CONCEPT 39.1 Signal transduction pathways link signal
reception to response 821
Reception 822
Transduction 822
41 Animal Nutrition 875
Response 823 OVERVIEW The Need to Feed 875
C O N C E P T 3 9 . 2 Plant hormones help coordinate growth, CONCEPT 41.1 An animal’s diet must supply chemical energy,
development, and responses to stimuli 824 organic molecules, and essential nutrients 875
The Discovery of Plant Hormones 825 Essential Nutrients 876
A Survey of Plant Hormones 826 Dietary Deficiencies 878
Systems Biology and Hormone Interactions 834 Assessing Nutritional Needs 879
C O N C E P T 3 9 . 3 Responses to light are critical for plant success 835 C O N C E P T 4 1 . 2 The main stages of food processing are ingestion,
Blue-Light Photoreceptors 836 digestion, absorption, and elimination 880
Phytochromes as Photoreceptors 836 Digestive Compartments 880
Biological Clocks and Circadian Rhythms 838 C O N C E P T 4 1 . 3 Organs specialized for sequential stages of food
The Effect of Light on the Biological Clock 838 processing form the mammalian digestive system 883
Photoperiodism and Responses to Seasons 839 The Oral Cavity, Pharynx, and Esophagus 883
C O N C E P T 3 9 . 4 Plants respond to a wide variety of stimuli other Digestion in the Stomach 885
than light 841 Digestion in the Small Intestine 887
Gravity 841 Absorption in the Small Intestine 887
Mechanical Stimuli 842 Absorption in the Large Intestine 888
Environmental Stresses 843 C O N C E P T 4 1 . 4 Evolutionary adaptations of vertebrate digestive
C O N C E P T 3 9 . 5 Plants respond to attacks by herbivores and systems correlate with diet 889
pathogens 845 Dental Adaptations 889
Defenses Against Herbivores 845 Stomach and Intestinal Adaptations 890
Defenses Against Pathogens 846 Mutualistic Adaptations 890
C O N C E P T 4 1 . 5 Feedback circuits regulate digestion, energy
storage, and appetite 891
Animal Form
7 and Function 850
Regulation of Digestion 891
Regulation of Energy Storage 892
Regulation of Appetite and Consumption 893
Interview: Baldomero M. Olivera Obesity and Evolution 894

Basic Principles of Animal 42 Circulation and Gas Exchange 897

40 Form and Function 852
OVERVIEW Trading Places 897
OVERVIEW Diverse Forms, Common Challenges 852 CONCEPT 42.1 Circulatory systems link exchange surfaces with
C O N C E P T 4 0 . 1 Animal form and function are correlated at all cells throughout the body 897
levels of organization 852 Gastrovascular Cavities 898
Evolution of Animal Size and Shape 853 Evolutionary Variation in Circulatory Systems 898
Exchange with the Environment 853 Organization of Vertebrate Circulatory Systems 899
Hierarchical Organization of Body Plans 855 C O N C E P T 4 2 . 2 Coordinated cycles of heart contraction drive
Coordination and Control 859 double circulation in mammals 902
C O N C E P T 4 0 . 2 Feedback control maintains the internal Mammalian Circulation 902
environment in many animals 860 The Mammalian Heart: A Closer Look 902
Regulating and Conforming 860 Maintaining the Heart’s Rhythmic Beat 904
Homeostasis 860 C O N C E P T 4 2 . 3 Patterns of blood pressure and flow reflect the
C O N C E P T 4 0 . 3 Homeostatic processes for thermoregulation structure and arrangement of blood vessels 905
involve form, function, and behavior 862 Blood Vessel Structure and Function 905
Endothermy and Ectothermy 863 Blood Flow Velocity 905
Variation in Body Temperature 863 Blood Pressure 906
Balancing Heat Loss and Gain 864 Capillary Function 908
Acclimatization in Thermoregulation 867 Fluid Return by the Lymphatic System 909
Physiological Thermostats and Fever 867 C O N C E P T 4 2 . 4 Blood components function in exchange,
C O N C E P T 4 0 . 4 Energy requirements are related to animal size, transport, and defense 910
activity, and environment 868 Blood Composition and Function 910
Energy Allocation and Use 868 Cardiovascular Disease 913

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CONCEPT 42.5 Gas exchange occurs across specialized

respiratory surfaces 915
Partial Pressure Gradients in Gas Exchange 915
Respiratory Media 915
Respiratory Surfaces 916
Gills in Aquatic Animals 916
Tracheal Systems in Insects 917
Lungs 918 CONCEPT 44.2 An animal’s nitrogenous wastes reflect its
C O N C E P T 4 2 . 6 Breathing ventilates the lungs 920 phylogeny and habitat 958
How an Amphibian Breathes 920 Forms of Nitrogenous Waste 958
How a Bird Breathes 920 The Influence of Evolution and Environment on
How a Mammal Breathes 921 Nitrogenous Wastes 959
Control of Breathing in Humans 922 C O N C E P T 4 4 . 3 Diverse excretory systems are variations on a
C O N C E P T 4 2 . 7 Adaptations for gas exchange include pigments tubular theme 960
that bind and transport gases 923 Excretory Processes 960
Coordination of Circulation and Gas Exchange 923 Survey of Excretory Systems 960
Respiratory Pigments 923 C O N C E P T 4 4 . 4 The nephron is organized for stepwise processing
Respiratory Adaptations of Diving Mammals 925 of blood filtrate 963
From Blood Filtrate to Urine: A Closer Look 964
Solute Gradients and Water Conservation 965
43 The Immune System 929 Adaptations of the Vertebrate Kidney to Diverse
Environments 967
OVERVIEW Recognition and Response 929 C O N C E P T 4 4 . 5 Hormonal circuits link kidney function, water

CONCEPT 43.1 In innate immunity, recognition and response rely balance, and blood pressure 968
on traits common to groups of pathogens 930 Antidiuretic Hormone 969
Innate Immunity of Invertebrates 930 The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System 970
Innate Immunity of Vertebrates 932 Homeostatic Regulation of the Kidney 971
Evasion of Innate Immunity by Pathogens 934
C O N C E P T 4 3 . 2 In adaptive immunity, receptors provide
pathogen-specific recognition 935 Hormones and the Endocrine
Antigen Recognition by B Cells and Antibodies 935
Antigen Recognition by T Cells 936
45 System 974
B Cell and T Cell Development 937 OVERVIEW The Body’s Long-Distance Regulators 974
C O N C E P T 4 3 . 3 Adaptive immunity defends against infection CONCEPT 45.1 Hormones and other signaling molecules bind to
of body fluids and body cells 940 target receptors, triggering specific response pathways 975
Helper T Cells: A Response to Nearly All Antigens 940 Intercellular Communication 975
Cytotoxic T Cells: A Response to Infected Cells 941 Endocrine Tissues and Organs 976
B Cells and Antibodies: A Response to Extracellular Chemical Classes of Hormones 976
Pathogens 942 Cellular Response Pathways 977
Summary of the Humoral and Cell-Mediated Immune Multiple Effects of Hormones 978
Responses 944 Signaling by Local Regulators 979
Active and Passive Immunization 944 Coordination of Neuroendocrine and Endocrine
Antibodies as Tools 945 Signaling 980
Immune Rejection 945 C O N C E P T 4 5 . 2 Feedback regulation and antagonistic hormone
C O N C E P T 4 3 . 4 Disruptions in immune system function can elicit pairs are common in endocrine systems 981
or exacerbate disease 946 Simple Hormone Pathways 981
Exaggerated, Self-Directed, and Diminished Immune Feedback Regulation 982
Responses 946 Insulin and Glucagon: Control of Blood Glucose 982
Evolutionary Adaptations of Pathogens That Underlie C O N C E P T 4 5 . 3 The hypothalamus and pituitary are central
Immune System Avoidance 948 to endocrine regulation 984
Cancer and Immunity 950 Coordination of Endocrine and Nervous Systems in
Vertebrates 984
Thyroid Regulation: A Hormone Cascade Pathway 987
44 Osmoregulation and Excretion 953 Evolution of Hormone Function 988
Tropic and Nontropic Hormones 989
OVERVIEW A Balancing Act 953 C O N C E P T 4 5 . 4 Endocrine glands respond to diverse stimuli
CONCEPT 44.1 Osmoregulation balances the uptake and loss in regulating homeostasis, development, and behavior 989
of water and solutes 953 Parathyroid Hormone and Vitamin D: Control of Blood
Osmosis and Osmolarity 953 Calcium 989
Osmotic Challenges 954 Adrenal Hormones: Response to Stress 990
Energetics of Osmoregulation 956 Gonadal Sex Hormones 992
Transport Epithelia in Osmoregulation 957 Melatonin and Biorhythms 993

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CONCEPT 47.3 Cytoplasmic determinants and inductive signals

contribute to cell fate specification 1035
Fate Mapping 1035
Cell Fate Determination and Pattern Formation by
Inductive Signals 1039

Neurons, Synapses,
48 and Signaling 1045
OVERVIEW Lines of Communication 1045
CONCEPT 48.1 Neuron organization and structure reflect
function in information transfer 1045
Introduction to Information Processing 1046
Neuron Structure and Function 1046
C O N C E P T 4 8 . 2 Ion pumps and ion channels establish the resting
potential of a neuron 1048
Formation of the Resting Potential 1048
Modeling the Resting Potential 1049
C O N C E P T 4 8 . 3 Action potentials are the signals conducted
by axons 1050
46 Animal Reproduction 996 Hyperpolarization and Depolarization 1050
Graded Potentials and Action Potentials 1050
OVERVIEW Pairing Up for Sexual Reproduction 996 Generation of Action Potentials: A Closer Look 1051
CONCEPT 46.1 Both asexual and sexual reproduction occur Conduction of Action Potentials 1053
in the animal kingdom 996 C O N C E P T 4 8 . 4 Neurons communicate with other cells at
Mechanisms of Asexual Reproduction 996 synapses 1055
Sexual Reproduction: An Evolutionary Enigma 997 Generation of Postsynaptic Potentials 1056
Reproductive Cycles 998 Summation of Postsynaptic Potentials 1056
Variation in Patterns of Sexual Reproduction 998 Modulated Signaling at Synapses 1057
C O N C E P T 4 6 . 2 Fertilization depends on mechanisms that bring Neurotransmitters 1057
together sperm and eggs of the same species 999
Ensuring the Survival of Offspring 1000
Gamete Production and Delivery 1000
C O N C E P T 4 6 . 3 Reproductive organs produce and transport
49 Nervous Systems 1062
gametes 1002 OVERVIEW Command and Control Center 1062
Female Reproductive Anatomy 1002 CONCEPT 49.1 Nervous systems consist of circuits of neurons
Male Reproductive Anatomy 1004 and supporting cells 1062
Gametogenesis 1005 Organization of the Vertebrate Nervous System 1063
C O N C E P T 4 6 . 4 The interplay of tropic and sex hormones Glia 1065
regulates mammalian reproduction 1008 The Peripheral Nervous System 1066
Hormonal Control of Female Reproductive Cycles 1008 C O N C E P T 4 9 . 2 The vertebrate brain is regionally specialized 1067
Hormonal Control of the Male Reproductive System 1010 Arousal and Sleep 1067
Human Sexual Response 1011 Biological Clock Regulation 1070
C O N C E P T 4 6 . 5 In placental mammals, an embryo develops fully Emotions 1071
within the mother’s uterus 1011 C O N C E P T 4 9 . 3 The cerebral cortex controls voluntary movement
Conception, Embryonic Development, and Birth 1012 and cognitive functions 1072
Maternal Immune Tolerance of the Embryo and Fetus 1015 Language and Speech 1072
Contraception and Abortion 1015 Lateralization of Cortical Function 1073
Modern Reproductive Technologies 1017 Information Processing 1074
Frontal Lobe Function 1075
Evolution of Cognition in Vertebrates 1075
47 Animal Development 1021 C O N C E P T 4 9 . 4 Changes in synaptic connections underlie
memory and learning 1076
OVERVIEW A Body-Building Plan 1021 Neural Plasticity 1076
CONCEPT 47.1 Fertilization and cleavage initiate embryonic Memory and Learning 1077
development 1022 Long-Term Potentiation 1077
Fertilization 1022 Stem Cells in the Brain 1078
Cleavage 1025 C O N C E P T 4 9 . 5 Many nervous system disorders can be explained
C O N C E P T 4 7 . 2 Morphogenesis in animals involves specific in molecular terms 1079
changes in cell shape, position, and survival 1027 Schizophrenia 1079
Gastrulation 1027 Depression 1080
Developmental Adaptations of Amniotes 1031 Drug Addiction and the Brain’s Reward System 1080
Organogenesis 1031 Alzheimer’s Disease 1081
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Ecology 1142
8 Interview: Camille Parmesan

An Introduction to Ecology
52 and the Biosphere 1144
Sensory and Motor OVERVIEW Discovering Ecology 1144
50 Mechanisms 1085 CONCEPT 52.1 Earth’s climate varies by latitude and season
and is changing rapidly 1144
OVERVIEW Sensing and Acting 1085 Global Climate Patterns 1147
CONCEPT 50.1 Sensory receptors transduce stimulus energy Regional and Local Effects on Climate 1147
and transmit signals to the central nervous system 1085 Microclimate 1149
Sensory Pathways 1086 Global Climate Change 1149
Types of Sensory Receptors 1088 C O N C E P T 5 2 . 2 The structure and distribution of terrestrial
C O N C E P T 5 0 . 2 The mechanoreceptors responsible for hearing biomes are controlled by climate and disturbance 1150
and equilibrium detect moving fluid or settling particles 1090 Climate and Terrestrial Biomes 1151
Sensing of Gravity and Sound in Invertebrates 1090 General Features of Terrestrial Biomes 1151
Hearing and Equilibrium in Mammals 1090 Disturbance and Terrestrial Biomes 1152
Hearing and Equilibrium in Other Vertebrates 1094 C O N C E P T 5 2 . 3 Aquatic biomes are diverse and dynamic systems
C O N C E P T 5 0 . 3 Visual receptors in diverse animals depend that cover most of Earth 1157
on light-absorbing pigments 1095 Zonation in Aquatic Biomes 1157
Evolution of Visual Perception 1095 C O N C E P T 5 2 . 4 Interactions between organisms and the
The Vertebrate Visual System 1097 environment limit the distribution of species 1163
C O N C E P T 5 0 . 4 The senses of taste and smell rely on similar sets Dispersal and Distribution 1164
of sensory receptors 1101 Behavior and Habitat Selection 1165
Taste in Mammals 1101 Biotic Factors 1165
Smell in Humans 1102 Abiotic Factors 1166
C O N C E P T 5 0 . 5 The physical interaction of protein filaments
is required for muscle function 1103
Vertebrate Skeletal Muscle 1104
Other Types of Muscle 1109
C O N C E P T 5 0 . 6 Skeletal systems transform muscle contraction
into locomotion 1110
Types of Skeletal Systems 1111
Types of Locomotion 1113
Energy Costs of Locomotion 1114

51 Animal Behavior 1118

OVERVIEW The How and Why of Animal Activity 1118
CONCEPT 51.1 Discrete sensory inputs can stimulate both simple
and complex behaviors 1118
Fixed Action Patterns 1119
Migration 1119
Behavioral Rhythms 1120
Animal Signals and Communication 1120
C O N C E P T 5 1 . 2 Learning establishes specific links between
experience and behavior 1123
Experience and Behavior 1123
Learning 1123
C O N C E P T 5 1 . 3 Selection for individual survival and reproductive 53 Population Ecology 1170
success can explain most behaviors 1128
Foraging Behavior 1128 OVERVIEW Counting Sheep 1170
Mating Behavior and Mate Choice 1129 CONCEPT 53.1 Dynamic biological processes influence
C O N C E P T 5 1 . 4 Inclusive fitness can account for the evolution population density, dispersion, and demographics 1170
of behavior, including altruism 1134 Density and Dispersion 1171
Genetic Basis of Behavior 1134 Demographics 1173
Genetic Variation and the Evolution of Behavior 1135 C O N C E P T 5 3 . 2 The exponential model describes population
Altruism 1137 growth in an idealized, unlimited environment 1175
Inclusive Fitness 1137 Per Capita Rate of Increase 1175
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CONCEPT 53.3 The logistic model describes how a population CONCEPT 55.2 Energy and other limiting factors control primary
grows more slowly as it nears its carrying capacity 1177 production in ecosystems 1220
The Logistic Growth Model 1177 Ecosystem Energy Budgets 1221
The Logistic Model and Real Populations 1178 Primary Production in Aquatic Ecosystems 1223
C O N C E P T 5 3 . 4 Life history traits are products of natural Primary Production in Terrestrial Ecosystems 1224
selection 1179 C O N C E P T 5 5 . 3 Energy transfer between trophic levels is typically

Evolution and Life History Diversity 1180 only 10% efficient 1225
“Trade-offs” and Life Histories 1180 Production Efficiency 1225
C O N C E P T 5 3 . 5 Many factors that regulate population growth Trophic Efficiency and Ecological Pyramids 1225
are density dependent 1182 C O N C E P T 5 5 . 4 Biological and geochemical processes cycle

Population Change and Population Density 1182 nutrients and water in ecosystems 1227
Mechanisms of Density-Dependent Population Biogeochemical Cycles 1227
Regulation 1182 Decomposition and Nutrient Cycling Rates 1230
Population Dynamics 1184 Case Study: Nutrient Cycling in the Hubbard Brook
C O N C E P T 5 3 . 6 The human population is no longer growing Experimental Forest 1231
exponentially but is still increasing rapidly 1187 C O N C E P T 5 5 . 5 Restoration ecologists help return degraded

The Global Human Population 1187 ecosystems to a more natural state 1232
Global Carrying Capacity 1190 Bioremediation 1232
Biological Augmentation 1233
Restoration Projects Worldwide 1233

54 Community Ecology 1194

OVERVIEW Communities in Motion 1194 Conservation Biology
CONCEPT 54.1 Community interactions are classified by whether 56 and Global Change 1238
they help, harm, or have no effect on the species involved 1194
Competition 1195 OVERVIEW Striking Gold 1238
Predation 1197 CONCEPT 56.1 Human activities threaten Earth’s
Herbivory 1198 biodiversity 1239
Symbiosis 1198 Three Levels of Biodiversity 1239
Facilitation 1200 Biodiversity and Human Welfare 1240
C O N C E P T 5 4 . 2 Diversity and trophic structure characterize Threats to Biodiversity 1241
biological communities 1200 C O N C E P T 5 6 . 2 Population conservation focuses on population

Species Diversity 1200 size, genetic diversity, and critical habitat 1244
Diversity and Community Stability 1201 Small-Population Approach 1245
Trophic Structure 1202 Declining-Population Approach 1247
Species with a Large Impact 1204 Weighing Conflicting Demands 1249
Bottom-Up and Top-Down Controls 1206 C O N C E P T 5 6 . 3 Landscape and regional conservation help sustain

C O N C E P T 5 4 . 3 Disturbance influences species diversity biodiversity 1249

and composition 1207 Landscape Structure and Biodiversity 1249
Characterizing Disturbance 1207 Establishing Protected Areas 1251
Ecological Succession 1208 C O N C E P T 5 6 . 4 Earth is changing rapidly as a result of human

Human Disturbance 1210 actions 1254

C O N C E P T 5 4 . 4 Biogeographic factors affect community Nutrient Enrichment 1254
diversity 1211 Toxins in the Environment 1255
Latitudinal Gradients 1211 Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming 1256
Area Effects 1211 Depletion of Atmospheric Ozone 1258
Island Equilibrium Model 1212 C O N C E P T 5 6 . 5 Sustainable development can improve human

C O N C E P T 5 4 . 5 Pathogens alter community structure locally lives while conserving biodiversity 1260
and globally 1213 Sustainable Biosphere Initiative 1260
Pathogens and Community Structure 1214 The Future of the Biosphere 1261
Community Ecology and Zoonotic Diseases 1214
Appendix A Answers A–1
Ecosystems and Restoration Appendix B Periodic Table of the Elements B–1
55 Ecology 1218 Appendix C The Metric System C–1
Appendix D A Comparison of the Light Microscope
OVERVIEW Cool Ecosystem 1218 and the Electron Microscope D–1
CONCEPT 55.1 Physical laws govern energy flow and chemical
Appendix E Classification of Life E–1
cycling in ecosystems 1219
Conservation of Energy 1219 Credits CR–1
Conservation of Mass 1219 Glossary G–1
Energy, Mass, and Trophic Levels 1219 Index I–1

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