Chapter 1 Questions
The levels of biological organization are broken down from the biosphere,
ecosystems, communities, populations, organisms, organs & organ systems, tissues,
cells, organelles, to molecules.
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
The seven components present in all living things are order, evolutionary adaptation,
response to the environment, regulation, energy processing, growth & development,
The smallest, fundamental unit of life is the atom.
Eukaryotic cells are rather large, have organelles, and linear DNA.
are much smaller than eukaryotic cells, have none or no membrane-bounded
organelles, and circular DNA.
Systems biology is used to predict the dynamic behavior of whole biological systems
using models, the latest technology, bioinformatics, and highly-skilled research