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Study Guide for BIO205 Midterm 3 (Spring 2008) 100 points; 50+ questions; approximately 10 per chapter Chapter 12: Cell Cycle 1. Terms that refer to chromosomes (all those confusing C words!) 2. Phases of mitosis (and what occurs during each phase) 3. Phases of interphase (and what occurs during that time) 4. Checkpoints 5. Cell cycle regulation proteins 6. How cancerous cells differ from normal cells Chapter 13: Meiosis 1. Diploid vs. haploid 2. Phases of meiosis (and what occurs during that time) 3. How meiosis differs from mitosis 4. Why sexual reproduction is necessary/important 5. What increases genetic diversity in gametes/offspring Chapter 46: Animal Reproduction 1. Patterns of sexual reproduction 2. Reproductive organs: genitalia, accessory (e.g., antlers), and parental 3. Human male and female reproductive anatomy 4. Pathway of sperm and contributions to semen 5. Spermatogenesis vs. oogenesis a. Timing, location, differences, etc. 6. Stages of ovarian cycle 7. Hormonal regulation of cycles (sources and functions)
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Unformatted text preview: 8. Functionality of birth control methods (best vs. worst); details of methods discussed most in class Chapter 47: Animal Development 1. Acrosome and acrosomal reaction 2. Fertilization: terms, location, subsequent events 3. Developmental sequence (up to gastrulation) 4. Germ layers and general tissues/organs to which they give rise (not too detailed) 5. Extra-embryonic membranes and their functions 6. Mechanism by which cells move during development 7. How can you get identical twins? Chapter 14: Mendel and the Gene 1. Monohybrid and dihybrid crosses (Punnett squares, probabilities) 2. Dominant vs. recessive traits 3. Alleles vs. genes vs. traits vs. characters 4. Alternatives to dominant/recessive relationships: a. Incomplete dominance, codominance, pleiotropy, epistasis, etc. 5. ABO blood type genotypes, phenotypes, and inheritance...
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