BIL 150_09-09-08

BIL 150_09-09-08 - 10PropertiesofCell o BIL150Sep09th

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BIL 150 – Sep 09 th   10 Properties of Cell o Cells obey physical and chemical Laws of universe Cells transform energy via: Capture light energy (photosynthesis) Redox reaction   oxidation – reduction reaction (mostly part of a  covalent bound) o Oxidation is removing an electron and reduction is adding  an electron. o It is fundamental to how cells transform energy Cells constantly expend energy to maintain a non-equilibrium  ordered state o Cells are highly structured o All cells are derived from a single primordial cell Special Creation: There’s a supreme being, it is based on faith and  cannot be treated by scientific method Extraterrestrial: life landed on earth. Panspermia: Life existed everywhere in the universe and was  simply spread across the universe by the solar winds Chemical Evolution: complexity arose from an assembly of large 
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2010 for the course BIO 150 taught by Professor Mallery during the Spring '10 term at Miami University.

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BIL 150_09-09-08 - 10PropertiesofCell o BIL150Sep09th

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