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Bio 18 Fall 2007 Midterm 1 Study Guide Page 1 Bio 18 Exploring Biotechnology Fall 2007 Dr. Wong Midterm 1 Study Guide Standard Disclaimer : This study guide is intended to help you to focus your studying on major topics, concepts and skills. However , EVERYTHING covered in lecture, lab and relevant readings is fair game for an exam question. Suggested readings and practice problems from the text are noted. Lecture 1 Intro to Biotech Reading : Skim Chapter 1 Section 1.1 1. Define biotechnology and give examples of applications, both present-day and historic 2. Give examples of different disciplines that contribute to biotechnology 3. Ethical and controversial issues Lecture 2 Scientific Method/ Cell Structure Reading : Chapter 1 Section 1.4, Chapter 2 Sections 2.1-2.2 Practice Problems : p. 47 Review Questions; pp. 31-32 Questions 2, 4; p. 61 Questions 1 and 7 1. What is a hypothesis? Be able to outline and apply the steps involved in formulating and testing a hypothesis. a. If given a scenario, be able to formulate a scientific question and hypothesis and develop an experimental design to test the hypothesis b. If given data, be able to formulate a conclusion 2. What are the characteristics of life? What functions must cells perform? 3. Compare and contrast the structures of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. a. Be able to give examples of prokaryotes and eukaryotes b. What is a nucleus? Which cell type (prokaryote vs. eukaryote) has a nucleus? If no nucleus, where is the DNA located? c. What are organelles? Which cell type (prokaryote vs. eukaryote) has organelles? Be able to list the names and functions of a few major organelles we discussed. d. Be able to name/draw/identify the various bacterial shapes (Lab 1) e. How do plant cells differ from animal cells? 4. Be able to explain different levels of biological organization (cells/tissues/organs)
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Bio 18 Fall 2007 Midterm 1 Study Guide Page 2 Lectures 3 and 4 Macromolecules, Proteins and Antibodies Reading : Chapter 2 Section 2.3, Chapter 5 Section 5.1 Practice Problems : p. 57 (Sec.2.3 Review Questions); pp. 61-62 Questions 2-6, 8-9 1. What are Macromolecules? 2. Define and discuss the 4 types of macromolecules we discussed: carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids. What are the monomers and polymers for each type of macromolecule? 3. What is the function of each type of macromolecule?
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