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Lecture_9_25 - BIOL 214 GENES, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION /...

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Suppl. to Lecture 11, page 1 BIOL 214 GENES, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION / PEPPER LECTURE 12 (September 25, 2005) SUPPLEMENT READING ASSIGNMENTS: "Biomes: the Great Vegetation Types" pages 1-18. READ AHEAD: “Science Breakthrough of the Year: Evolution in Action” Elizabeth Culotta and Elizabeth Pennisi (2005) PDF file. Optional background reading: “Evidence for Evolution” pages 121-150. KEY CONCEPTS: Continental shelf Abyssal plain Pelagic biomes Pelagic zone Epipelagic (photic) zone Bathypelagic zone Abyssopelagic zone Hadopelagic zone (deep sea trench) Variation in hydrostatic pressure Detritus (dead and decaying organic matter) Detrital “rain” out of Pelagic zone (into Bathypelagic and below) Bioluminescence Prey attraction Predator evasion Deep sea hydrothermal vent "Black smoker" Microbial mats Mutualistic interaction Endosymbiotic interaction Sulfide chemoautotrophic endosymbiotic microbes Vent tube worms Plume Trophosome Bi-functional hemoglobin (H 2 S and 0 2 transport)
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BIOL 214 taught by Professor Pepper during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Lecture_9_25 - BIOL 214 GENES, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION /...

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