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What are the important characteristics of living things? How are we highly organized? How do we maintain homeostasis? (What are the parameters?) What is a species? How do we know if one species belongs in the same category? What are the five kingdoms and how are they different from one another? Which kingdom do humans fall in? Who kingdom are we closely related to? How are we unique? What is biosphere? Ecology? Population? Community? What is an ecosystem? What is the cycle for ecosystems to be stable? What is the scientific method? What are the three subatomic particles? What is an atom compared to elements? What determines the identity of the element? What is an isotope? How would you determine if an element is considered as an isotope? What are the different types of bonds? What is different about them? Which is the proton acceptor and proton donor, acid or base? What does pH test us? How do we know when it’s basic or acidic? What are the four types of biomolecules? How are monosaccharides different from polysaccharides? What are the major sugars of each type? What are lipids? Triglycerides? Why are some solid and some as liquid form? What are fats used for? What are steroids? What are proteins? How are they joined together? What are the different functions of proteins? What are the different levels of proteins and what does each level signify? What are the two types of nucleic acid and how are they used in genetics? What are nucleic acids composed of (What functional groups)?
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What are the four bases in DNA? Which is the complementary of the other? What is ATP and what is it used for in our body? What is the structure of ATP? What are phospholipids? How are they structured? What is the use for this structure? What is hydrophobic and hydrophilic? Can you label the parts of phospholipids with these terms? How do phospholipids play a role in the plasma membrane? Why is the plasma membrane said to be semipermerable? What is the difference between diffusion and osmosis? How can you tell if a cell is isotonic, hypotonic, and hypertonic, compared to its surrounding? What is the difference between passive/facilitated transport and active transport? What is the use of a nucleus and what are the other components of the nucleus and its function? What are ribosomes and where are they in a cell? What are lyzosomes used for? What is the use for mitochondrion? How many membranes does a mitochondrion have? What does the cytomembrane consists of? What are their functions? How is the transport/secretion of proteins allowed? What is cellular metabolism? How is it achieved? What are the three phases of aerobic cellular respiration? What are the tissues? What are the four tissue types? What are their functions? Where can they be found and what are their shapes? How is skin considered to be an organ? What are the different layers of the skin?
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2008 for the course BI 202 taught by Professor Collins/cabot during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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