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Multicellular Life: BILD 2 80% comes from board onto exam Lecture #1: Intro/Animal Structure of Evolution I) Course Structure II) Multicellular Organisms a. Permits specialization of cells a.i. Different function a.i.1. Fluids a.i.2. Defend organisms b. A Organization: b.i. Tissues Cells of the same type(cardiac muscles) b.ii. Organs: Tissues producing combined to produce a joint functions (EG heart) b.iii. Organ Systems: groups of organs with shared responsibility cardiovascular system) c. Advantages c.i. Increased efficiency c.i.1. Specialized functions c.ii. Controlled shape 3d structure optimized for special functions (eg. Support internal transport, defense) c.iii. Large size (sometimes big is good) d. Disadvantages d.i. Effects of scale d.ii. Mass increases as function of radius cubed Surface Area increases as e. As size (r) increase, surface area/volume decrease e.i. 2 consequences e.i.1. Problem #1: transport requirements e.i.1.a. Access to nutrients e.i.1.b. Removal of waste
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course HILD 100 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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