Biology, Pages 58-67
Biology in clear, easy-to-read language
Biology is a comprehensive life science program for your reluctant readers and those who require additional help to grasp basic biological and life science concepts. This full-color, easy-to-read textbook addresses all these needs.
Written to meet national guidelines, students learn about classification and organization; patterns of reproduction, growth, and development; the human body's systems; ecological cycles; and other basic biological building blocks.
Lexile Level 840 Reading Level 3-4 Interest Level 6-12
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Overview : Carbon — The Backbone of Biological Molecules Although water is the universal medium for life on Earth , living organisms , including all the plants and the snail you see in Figure 4.1 , are made up of chemicals based mostly ...
basis in variations of molecular architecture . : c Figure 4.9 A comparison of functional groups of female ( estradiol ) and male ( testosterone ) sex hormones . The two molecules differ only in the functional groups attached to a ...
molecules . Carbon can bond to a aj variety of atoms , including O , H , and N. Carbon atoms can also bond to other carbons , forming the carbon skeletons of organic compounds . · Molecular Diversity Arising from Carbon Skeleton ...