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Unformatted text preview: surroundings to grow and maintain themselves. In biology this is known as metabolism. Growth and Reproduction All living organisms have a common molecular inheritance based on the nucleic acid, DNA. DNA contain the instructions for the structure and function of cells, the common structural component of living organisms. DNA guides growth, development and maintenance of tissues and organs of multicellular organisms. DNA instructions are passed from generation to generation (inherited) by the process of reproduction....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10