Lecture 1 - September 1, 2011 Biology 101 Email:...

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Biology 101 Email: [email protected] - Course policy: Sakai - Critical thinkers, problem solvers Path dependence Emergence: The whole is more than the sum of its parts Nephron: Has emergent properties in the kidney Introduction: Chapter 1 Fig. 1.6: Hierarchy of biological organization o Hierarchy is a series of ordered groupings within a system o Ex. Individual level -> General Biology level -> Schedule -> Campus -> RU Chemical level o Atom Smallest unit of element o Subatomic particles Protons Neutrons Electrons o Molecules Cellular o Basic unit Multicellular o Tissues Association of cells Connective tissue: Cells separated by nonliving material Blood Bone Epithelial Cells cover organ surfaces Muscle Nervous o Organs: Structures comprised of tissues o Organ systems Organism o Population: Individuals of a species living in the same place at same time Ex. Squirrels on Busch Campus
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course BIO 119:101 taught by Professor Martin during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture 1 - September 1, 2011 Biology 101 Email:...

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