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Karp: Cell and Molecular Biology textbook Bookstore: custom looseleaf textbook + WP access code Online: use promo code UMD03 (1) online eText + WP access code (2) downloadable eText (permanent) + WP access code Wiley PLUS access A registered clicker: bring paper and pen to class!
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Is your clicker working? A. Yes B. No WE ARE USING Ch57 (press Ch, 5, 7, Ch => green light)
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Important points from the course policies: exam schedule, grading, etiquette and academic conduct please be on time, attentive, and respectful of your classmates and instructors. cell phones should be silenced, and computers should be used for course-related work. “By enrolling in this course, each student assumes the responsibilities of an active participant in UMBC’s scholarly community in which everyone’s academic work and behavior are held to the highest standards of honesty. Cheating, fabrication, plagiarism, and helping others to commit these acts are all forms of academic dishonesty, and they are wrong .” For a full discussion of academic integrity, please see your student handbook.
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Successful BIOL 303 students… 1) read (in a timely manner), 2) pay attention and put away distractions , 3) participate in class, 4) write /take notes/draw, 5) practice asking questions, 6) practice answer ing questions, 7) study regularly and effectively (in a way that works for them), 8) pay the most attention to key ideas , 9) reconcile new ideas with old ones, 10) have fun (maybe) and learn a lot (certainly)
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Learning objectives by the end of today’s class, students should be able to… 1) recall general course policies (or find them on Blackboard) 2) put important dates/times in their calendars 3) explain the “cell theory” 4) describe the scales relevant to cell biology 5) compare and contrast eukaryotes and prokaryotes 6) compare and contrast archea, bacteria, and different types of animal cells 7) describe the functions of different eukaryotic cell components
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What do cells look like? Size: “small” Shape: many types Structure: super organized and crowded with macromolecules
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cells are diverse … and specialized for certain lifestyles/jobs mammalian nerve cell Paramecium (protozoa) Chlamydomonas (algae) Saccharomyces cerevisiae (fungi) Helicobacter pylori (bacteria)
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cells are organized – and PACKED Mycoplasma mycoides bacterial cell Illustration by David S. Goodsell outside- carbohydrate chains attached to plasma membrane long strands of DNA pyruvate dehydrogenase glycolytic enzymes ribosomes DNA binding proteins
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if you were a cell, what would your biggest challenges be? With a partner or small group, write down 3 challenges faced by cells? food/energy – finding it, taking it in, converting it into something usable environment – keeping bad things out and good things in; getting enough O 2 , preventing from drying out; keeping from drowning; moving to a more favorable environment; pathogens reproduction – requires a lot of energy, how to get the right content into a
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  • Spring '14
  • David S. Goodsell, American Society for Cell Biology

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