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Lecture1 - MCDB 1B Physiology Part II Dr Ruth Finkelstein Study materials available online contain-syllabus and contact information-anticipated

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1 MCDB 1B: Physiology, Part II Dr. Ruth Finkelstein Study materials available online contain: -syllabus and contact information -anticipated figures for lectures -list of key concepts and vocabulary terms -old exam Other study resources: -textbook -on-line quizzes -actual lecture slides, organized by lecture MCDB 1B: Physiology, Part II Dr. Ruth Finkelstein Office Hrs: Immediately after lecture or by appointment Topics: Nutrition/transport I (animals): cardiovascular systems Nutrition/transport II (animals): salt and water balance Overview of plant architecture Nutrition/transport III (plants):water and minerals, photosynthate mineral nutrients Photosynthesis: light reactions dark reactions: C3, C4, and CAM Plant growth and development: overview of hormones seed development and germination seedling growth and tropisms environmental regulation and flowering Special topics: Plant biotechnology
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2 •variety of transport mechanisms •macro vs microscopic pumps •active vs. passive contributions •structure/function relationships of tissues, cell types, etc. •regulatory mechanisms Key concepts in nutrition/transport: Circulatory Systems • overview: purpose, structural organization • heart structure/function • vessel structure/function • blood composition/function Purpose of circulatory system • transport nutrients, respiratory gases, hormones, metabolic products, etc. throughout body
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MCDB 1B taught by Professor Weimbs during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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Lecture1 - MCDB 1B Physiology Part II Dr Ruth Finkelstein Study materials available online contain-syllabus and contact information-anticipated

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