Study GuideWinter2011

Study GuideWinter2011 - 3. ATP is essential to power...

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BIO115 Study Guide Winter 2011 Chapter 1 1. The properties of life 2. Levels of biological organization 3. Evolution as the unifying theme in biology (understand the significance of evolution, still going on today, explains the diversity of species) 4. The process of science/ Discovery science/ Hypothesis-Driven Chapter 2 1. Basic structure of atom 2. Types of chemical bonds important to life 3. Water and its unusual properties Chapter 3 1. What are the 4 biomolecules and what are their component monomers/parts 2. Building polymers from monomers 3. The importance of proteins/ relationship between structure and function Chapter 4 1. Basic difference between light microscope, scanning and transmission electron microscopes 2. Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells 3. Anatomy of an animal and plant cells 4. Organelle function (basic knowledge, e.g. one function for each of the organelles, their basic structure) Chapter 5 1. Understand what kinetic and potential energy are 2. ATP is a form of potential energy
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Unformatted text preview: 3. ATP is essential to power cellular work 4. The importance of enzymes in lowering activation energy. Parts of an enzyme, importance of 3D shape in determining function 5. Why the presence of a selectively permeable membrane is crucial to the proper functioning of a cell 6. Understand diffusion and osmosis Chapter 6 1. The importance of respiration and photosynthesis in the living world 2. Overall equation for respiration 3. The importance of O 2 in respiration (as the electron acceptor) 4. Structure of a mitochondrion 5. The three stages of respiration/ where they take place in mitochondrion 6. Fermentation Some of the topics I will NOT be asking you questions on : Isotopes The exact structure of amino acids, nucleotides, fats, sugars. The sizes of all the organelles Cytoskeleton pH Definition of a calorie, or calorie usage of cells Types of transport across a plasma membrane (passive, active)...
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