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baboons, 316/ 321 bacillus, 463, 463/ Bacillus anthracis, 465, 465/

472/ 475 Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), 476,

476/ 749 bacteria, 460-481 antibiotic resistance and, 473, 473/

binary fission in, 471, 471/ bioremediation and, 476 capsules, 468 cell membranes, 463/ 467 cell shape, 72/ 463, 463/ cell walls, 467 chemosynthesis in, 366 chlamydia group, 466 classification of, 347-348, 347/

349/ 1078-1079 culturing of, 480-481 cyanobacteria, 289, 289/ 466,

466/ 470, 1079 cyanobacteria group, 466 denitrification by, 373/ 374 diseases caused by, 465, 465/

466, 472-475,472/ 475/ DNA in, 468, 468/ endospores, 468/ 469, 469/ enteric, 465

evolution of, 347-348, 461, 461/ genetic engineering of,

258-259, 259/ genome sizes, 262/ Gram-positive group, 465, 465/ 1079

Gram stain, 463, 463/ in industry, 476, 476/ movement of, 469 nitrogen-fixing, 373, 373/ 414-415, 464-465, 464/

nutrition, 469, 469/ 470 photosynthetic, 466, 466/ 467 pili, 468, 468/

proteobacteria group, 464-465, 464/

spirochetes group, 466, 1079 structure, 467-469, 468/ virulence in, 193, 193/ Bacteria. See domains bacterial clones, 259, 259/ bacteriophages, 195, 195/

486-488, 486/ 487/. See also phages balance, 1017-1018, 1017/ Balcomb, Kenneth, 892, 892/ baldness, 245 baleen, 865, 873 barbels, 783 barbs, 844, 844/ barbules, 844, 844/ bark, 595, 595/ barnacles, 401-402, 402/ 727,

727/ basal bodies, 85 base-pairing rules, 198 bases, 43-44, 44/. See also nitrogenous bases base sequence, 198 basidia, 531, 531/ basidiocarp, 531, 531/ basidiomycetes, 458/ 529/ 531,

531/ 1082, 1082/ basidiospores, 531, 531/ Batesian mimicry, 400, 400/ 750, 750/

bats, 652, 652/ 866, 871, 871/ 942 B cells, 962, 962/ 964-965, 965/ 971

beaks, 841

behavior. See animal behavior bell curve, 317,317/ Benedict's solution, 64 bias, in research, 18 bicarbonate, 949 biceps muscle, 921, 921/ bicuspid valve, 933/ 934 biennial plants, 642 bilateral symmetry, 655, 655/ 657 binary fission, 154, 154/ 471,

471/ 504, 504/ 508 biochemical pathways, 113, 233 biochemistry, 50-65 amino acids, 56-57, 56/ 57/ 144, 207-210, 208/ 209/ ATP as energy currency in, 54, 54/

from primary productivity,

366-367, 367/ sugars, 55-56, 55/ 120-123, 120/ 132, 197-198, 197/ 980 biodiversity benefits of, 439 classification and, 337 crisis in, 443

global hotspots, 448-449, 448/ measuring, 438-439 species richness, 405-407, 406/ 407/ 419, 438-439

bioethics, 270

biogenesis, 279-281, 279/ 280/ 281/

biogeochemical cycles, 371-374,

371/ 372/ 373/ biogeography, 305, 370 bioindicators, 447 bioinformatics, 210, 263 biological classification. See classification biological magnification, 442, 442/

biological molecules, 7. See also biochemistry biological rhythms, 898 biological species concept, 327 biology, concepts in, 5-12, 5/-6/ 10/ 11/ bioluminescence, 513, 682 biomass, 366 biomes, 417-422 chaparral, 421,421/ characteristics, 418/ deserts, 422, 422/ map of, 417/ savannas, 421, 421/ taiga, 2/ 420, 420/ temperate forests, 419-420, 420/

temperate grasslands, 421, 421/ tropical forests, 419, 419/ tundra, 418, 418/ 418/ bioremediation, 288, 476 biosphere, 357/ 361, 361/ 435/

437, 437/ Biosphere 2, 437/ biotic factors, 363 bipedalism, 876-877, 876/ bipinnaria, 767 birds, 840-859 characteristics, 841, 844-849, 844/ 845/ 846/ 847/ 851/ classification of, 851-854 commensalism in, 404 evolution of, 402, 780, 780/

842-843,842/ 843/ feathers, 841, 844, 844/ 858-859

metabolism, 845-849, 846/ 847/ migration, 365, 849-850, 850/ population dispersion, 383, 383/

reproduction, 848-849 species richness of, 406/ territorial behavior in, 894, 894/

threatened or extinct species, 443/ birth, 1060 birth rate, 383 biuret test, 64 bivalves, 708-710, 708/ 709/ blades, 512, 600 blastocoel, 664, 664/ 666 blastocysts, 1056-1057, 1057/

1058/ 1064-1065 blastopores, 664-666, 664/ 666/ BLAST program, 263 blastula, 664, 664/ 1064 blood, 940-944. See also red blood cells; white blood cells blood (continued) arteries and blood pressure,

936, 936f capillaries and veins, 936-937,

936/; 937f heart circulation, 934-935, 934/ pulmonary circulation,

937-938, 938/ systemic circulation, 938, 938/ transfusions, 945, 945f blood alcohol concentration

(BAC), 1023 blood flukes, 649/, 692/ blood pressure, 936, 936/ blood type, 943-944, 943/, 943t blubber, 864 blue-green algae. See cyanobacteria Blundell, James, 945 body cavities, 656, 656/, 665, 665/,

861, 864-865, 864/ bogs, 428 bolting, 642

bombardier beetle, 750 bonds. See chemical bonds bone, 912-914, 912/, 913/, 914/, 930-931. See also skeletal systems bone marrow, 160, 912/, 913,

789/, 790/, 791/, 792/ book lungs, 731/, 732 boreal forest, 2/ 420, 420/ boron, 5911, 1077t botulism, 469, 472t, 958t bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), 494, 494/ bowerbirds, 894, 894/ Bowman's capsule, 994-995,

994/, 995/ box jellies, 680 brains amphibians, 808-809, 808/

birds, 848

cephalopods, 710

cerebral ganglia, 690/, 691, 715

crustaceans, 729/, 730

fishes, 792, 792/

mammals, 866, 875/, 877-878 reptiles, 827, 827/ sensory reception, 1016 brain stem, 1012, 1012/ breast cancer, 243, 243/, 246t, 1038

breathing, 806, 806/, 949-950,

949/. See also respiratory systems brine shrimp, 378-379 bromeliads, 419, 419/ bronchi, 947, 947/ bronchioles, 947, 947/ bronchitis, chronic, 1024 brood patch, 848 brown algae, 503, 503/, 511t, 512, 512/, 1081

bryophytes, 567-568, 567/ 568/;

609-610, 609/; 1082 BSE. See bovine spongiform encephalopathy Bt toxin, 476 budding, 528, 528/ buds, 593-594, 593/ bud scales, 593-594 buffers, 44

bulbourethral glands, 1051,

1051/ bulbs, 623t

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