An overview of the living world and how it functions and adapts in the context of human health and disease.

Course Details

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Course Outline
Unit 1: What is life?
Unit 2: DNA and Transcription
Unit 3: Translation and Protein Synthesis
Unit 4: Lipids, Membranes, Cells, and Energy Acquisition
Unit 5: Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis
Unit 6: Cell Communication
Unit 7: Cell Structure and Introduction to Disease
Unit 8: Cell Division and Replication
Unit 9: Techniques in Molecular Biology
Unit 10: Genomes and DNA Repair
Unit 11: Genetic Variation
Unit 12: Evolution
Unit 13: Immunology
Unit 14: Health and Disease
Amazon* Library
Biology: How Life Works- 2nd Edition (with LaunchPad access) (Required)
by: J Morris
ISBN: 9781319015992
2016 W. H. Freeman
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