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The section on polyploidy is reorganized and the figures revised, including a side-by-side comparison of autopolyploidy and allopolyploidy. Chapter 28 Phylogenies and the History of Life The phylogenetics section is reorganized and expanded to include three illustrated summary tables and updated life-history timelines. New content is added, including the concept of the Anthropocene, the calendar analogy to the history of the Earth, the Chengjiang fossils, and a Life-in-the-Cambrian illustration.

Chapter 51 The Immune System in Animals Coverage of the innate immune response is expanded to include more detail on Toll-like receptors and how they transmit signals. The section on adaptive immunity is reorganized to improve flow. Updated content on inappropriate immune responses (autoimmunity and allergies) and inadequate responses (immunodeficiency) is grouped together in one section. The hygiene hypothesis is introduced to explain the growing trend of inappropriate immune responses in populations that have reduced exposure to common pathogens and parasites.

Oxidation and reduction reactions are emphasized to prepare students for Chapters 9 and 10. The energetics behind ATP hydrolysis and its role in driving endergonic reactions is discussed, and figures are revised to better illustrate the process. Updated content on enzyme regulation and a new process figure show a model for how metabolic pathways may have evolved. Chapter 9 Cellular Respiration and Fermentation Two new summary tables for glycolysis and the citric acid cycle are added that provide the names of the enzymes and the reaction each catalyzes.

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