B1510_module3_1_macromolecules

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Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2010 Biology 1510 Module 3 Outline and Intro Molecules, Membranes and Metabolism Cells as smallest, or most fundamental unit of life Organic molecules and macromolecules Boundaries and structure Energy metabolism An evolutionary approach
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Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2010 Biology 1510 Pyramids of Biomass and Energy Fig. 55.09 from Purves et al. (2004) Life: The Science of Biology What is “biomass” at the molecular level? What are the cellular pathways of energy use?
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Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2010 Biology 1510 What's in a cell?
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Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2010 Biology 1510 Which of these are organic molecules? A. methane B. carbon dioxide C. bicarbonate D. glucose E. formic acid
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Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2010 Biology 1510 What is the difference between organic carbon and inorganic carbon?
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Georgia Tech School of Biology Fall 2010 Biology 1510 Macromolecules (very large molecules) What are the major types of biological macromolecules and their subunits (building blocks)? What physico-chemical forces or interactions affect the structure and function of each type of macromolecule (particularly proteins)? How do variations in structure/composition of
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