Bio 1 - CHAPTER ONE Biology-the study of living things Genetics-the human genome Projects the future of everything Diseases use genetics for

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CHAPTER ONE Biology -the study of living things Genetics -the human genome Projects the future of everything Diseases use genetics for analysis to find treatment Diabetes, heart disease research Agriculture-producing crops (organic/inorganic) Genetic engineering ex). Strawberries (small to big) Environment-global warming (human impact)-ozone layer issues Hierarchy of Units Simple->Complex Structure Molecule -simplest form atoms or molecules (lipids, sugars, carbs, nucleic acids, proteins) To Cells -simplest form of life To Tissue - multiple cells become tissues, similar cells that serve a common purpose/function To Organs - tissues come together to form organs, 2 or more types of tissue that serve a common function To
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Organ System - groups of organs that serve a common function To Organism Ex). Cardiac tissue-> heart/blood vessels/organs -> Cardiovascular organ system -> about 11 organ systems -> forming an organism (heart as a pump to pump blood) Requirements of Life Life is a genetic unit
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2009 for the course BIO 120 taught by Professor Ander... during the Fall '08 term at Detroit Mercy.

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Bio 1 - CHAPTER ONE Biology-the study of living things Genetics-the human genome Projects the future of everything Diseases use genetics for

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