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Biological Sciences 110a, Fall 2011 Lecture Outline #1: Introduction reading: Chapter 1 General information about the class is in the document General information (Course Content / Course information). Living organisms highly organized extract energy from the environment are (and their components are) purposeful reproduce to maintain their levels of organization: to replace themselves and adapt to a changing environment Classes of cells prokaryotes archaebacteria eubacteria eukaryotes
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Unformatted text preview: protista (single cell organisms) plants, fungi, animals (many cells) eukaryotic cells have nuclei and organelles Viruses not cells minimal components: nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) and coat use the molecular machinery of the host cell Selected slides from this lecture are in the document slides110a1.pdf . Study questions What is the key difference between prokaryotes and eukaryotes? Why do most biologists not consider viruses to be living organisms?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course BSCI 110A taught by Professor Broadie/patton during the Fall '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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