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    Biology 2E, Part I - 2nd Edition

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    Jung Choi, Atlanta, GA

    Mary Ann Clark, Forth Wirth, TX

    Matthew Douglas, Grand Rapids, MI

    Estimated Publication: February 2023

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    Publisher: LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network

    Language: English

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    Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • I. The Study of Life
    • II. The Chemical Foundation of Life
    • III. Biological Macromolecules
    • IV. Cell Structure
    • V. Structure and Function of Plasma Membranes
    • VI. Metabolism
    • VII. Cellular Respiration
    • VIII. Photosynthesis
    • IX. Cell Communication
    • X. Cell Reproduction
    • XI. Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction
    • XII. Mendel's Experiments and Heredity
    • XIII. Modern Understandings of Inheritance
    • XIV. DNA Structure and Function
    • XV. Genes and Proteins
    • XVI. Gene Expression
    • XVII. Ethics & Societal Responsibility
    • Appendix A: Checklist for Accessibility 

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    About the Book

    The target audience for this project and this textbook are dual enrollment students. Dual enrollment is the opportunity for a student to be enrolled in high school and college at the same time. A dual enrollment student receives credit on both their high school and college transcripts for the same course.

    “Biology 2e Part II, 2nd edition” has been revised and remixed for the LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network and Open Textbooks Pilot Program grant from the Department of Education by Stephanie Aamodt, Jennifer Blanchard, Ruby Broadway, Hope Clay, Christian Clement, Waneene Dorsey, Sarah Hunter, Illya Tietzel, and Peter Yaukey, with editors Emily Frank, Elizabeth Joan Kelly, and Maletta Payne. This work retains the original CC BY 4.0 license set forth by the original authors, unless otherwise noted in the text.

    This book is an adaptation of the OpenStax “Biology 2e” textbook (originally published by OpenStax, downloaded for adaptation here from BC Campus) and was originally authored by Mary Ann Clark, Texas Wesleyan University, Matthew Douglas, Grand Rapids Community College, Jung Choi, Georgia Institute of Technology and last updated 2018.  This text is licensed as CC BY 4.0.  We would like to wholeheartedly thank these authors as well as Rice University’s OpenStax for their tremendous work in this area of open educational resources.

    About the Contributors


    Jung Choi, Georgia Institute of Technology

    Mary Ann Clark, Texas Wesleyan University

    Matthew Douglas, Grand Rapids Community College