311C Intro_Review

311C Intro_Review - Gene expression: DNA RNA protein DNA...

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Introduction: review checklist Reference pages: Campbell 8 th th editions chapter 1 pages 1-14, 18-20 (7 th edition: pages 2-15, 19-21) (Hillis: chapter 1 pages 2-11) Themes in the study of life Shared characteristics of life Hierarchical organization of life Structure and function are correlated at all levels of biological organization Cells are an organism’s basic units of structure and function Eukaryotic cells Prokaryotic cells Organisms interact with their environments, exchanging matter and energy DNA is Life’s Blueprint
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Unformatted text preview: Gene expression: DNA RNA protein DNA replication Organisms regulate their internal environments Homeostasis Feedback regulation Evolution accounts for the unity and diversity of life Three domains of life Bacteria Archaea Eukarya Scientific knowledge is based on on-going research Intro exam skills (please note this list is not exhaustive) 1. Describe the different levels of the biological hierarchy. Explain how they are related. 2. Identify/recognize the major themes in the study of life....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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