Topic 1 - Topic 1 1.1 Cell Theory The cell is the unit of...

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Topic 1 1.1 Cell Theory The cell is the unit of structure, physiology and organization in living things The cell is both a distinct entity and a building block in the construction of organisms Cells only arise from pre-existing cells Current cell theory: All living things are or are made up of cells The cell is the structural/functional unit of all living things All cells come from pre-existing cells by division Cells contain hereditary information which is passed from one generation to another Cells trap and use energy to build, the molecules that make them up(metabolism and biochemistry) 1.2 Introduction to cells and cell types Eukaryotic Eukaryotic cells possess a nucleus, nucleur membrane that surrounds the DNA Mitochondria are the sites of ATP synthesis by oxidative phosphorylation Eukaryotic cells in plants and algae contain chloroplasts where ATP occurs Ribosomes are found attached to the endoplasmic reticulum membranes Ribosomes are the site of protein synthesis
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course BIOLOGY 121 taught by Professor Hawk during the Spring '12 term at UBC.

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Topic 1 - Topic 1 1.1 Cell Theory The cell is the unit of...

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