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Jackie Daa Biology 1151 M-W-Th 8:00-9:50 Robinson Chapter 1 Questions 1. A. The levels of biological organization are broken down from the biosphere, ecosystems, communities, populations, organisms, organs & organ systems, tissues, cells, organelles, to molecules. B. Scientists have broken them down into such levels because they’d like to see how they are from a larger scale of surroundings, and all the way to what an organism consists of. 2. The seven components present in all living things are order, evolutionary adaptation, response to the environment, regulation, energy processing, growth & development, and reproduction. 3. The smallest, fundamental unit of life is the atom. 4. Eukaryotic cells are rather large, have organelles, and linear DNA. Prokaryotic cells are much smaller than eukaryotic cells, have none or no membrane-bounded organelles, and circular DNA. 5. Systems biology is used to predict the dynamic behavior of whole biological systems using models, the latest technology, bioinformatics, and highly-skilled research
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course BIO 1151 taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '09 term at College of DuPage.

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