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Learning Objectives for Exam 1

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Learning Objectives for Exam 1 1. Basic understanding of the central dogma of molecular biology 2. Provide complementary mRNA sequence to a given DNA molecule 3. Use the genetic code and codons to determine the amino acid sequence of an oligopeptide 4. Identify the START codon and STOP codons. Predict the number of amino acids from a given DNA molecule. 5. Distinguish between the relative sizes of viruses, prokaryotes, eukaryotic cells and organelles using the metric scale 6. Define hydrophobic and hydrophilic 7. Understand the forces and cell processes involved in membrane formation 8. Contrast the major cellular components of prokaryotic cells with those of eukaryotic cells 9. Understand the evidence in support of the endosymbiont theory of organelle development 10. Learn different types of cell motility as well as vesicular movement within a cell 11. Understand the stages involved in leukocyte extravasation 12. Discuss benefits of using metric system in scientific computation
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Unformatted text preview: 13. Understand unit conversion, extrapolation 14. Describe differences in scale of various cell types 15. Learn the limits of magnification of the light microscope 16. Describe differences in bacterial cell surface composition 17. Distinguish between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell structure 18. Understand the basic structural properties of lipids that relate to membrane formation 19. Describe the fluid mosaic membrane model and lipid raft model 20. Understand the role of cilia, flagella, pseudopods in eukaryotic cell movement 21. Discuss the use of animal models in cell research 22. Discuss trafficking of cells within the human body 23. Describe the steps involved in leukocyte extravasation, chemotaxis 24. Describe movement of molecules across membranes: passive diffusion including osmosis, facilitated diffusion, active transport...
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