CHAPTER 5 practice Quiz
THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF LARGE BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES
1. List the four major classes of macromolecules.
2. Distinguish between monomers and polymers.
3. Draw diagrams to illustrate condensation and hydrolysis reactions.
Bio: Special Topic Paper
Is Google making us stupider: A look into the brain
Is Google Making Us Stupid? What the Internet is doing to our brains" is a magazine article by technology writer
Nicholas G. Carr highly critical of the Internet's effect on cogn
Study Guide, Chapters 7 - 8
Chapter 7, Photosynthesis
What cells or organisms are producers and non-producers?
What cells or organisms undergo photosynthetic? Know specific examples.
Chloroplast structure and pigments be a le to label this structure and
Quiz 3 Study Guide
An ancestral cormorant species is thought to have flown from the Americas to the
Galpagos Islands more than 3 million years ago.
Without predators mammals on these islands , the environment of these
cormorants favored birds with smaller
Quiz 2 Study Guide
Herbivores and plants undergo coevolution,
a series of reciprocal evolutionary adaptations in two species,
in which change in one species acts as a new selective force on another.
A plant whose body parts have been eaten by an animal mu
Quiz 1 Study Guide
A biological community is
an assemblage of all the populations of organisms living close enough
together for potential interaction and
described by its species composition.
The boundaries of a community vary with the research question t
Ecology is the scientific study of the interactions of organisms with their environments.
Organisms can be affected by factors in its habitat:
1. Biotic factors include all of the organisms in an area, the living component of the
Review Questions (Part 1) Exam 1
Questions that you should be able to answer.
1) What is polyspermy?
2) Why does polyspermy prevent embryonic development?
3) What is the fast block to polyspermy?
4) How does the fast block resemble nerve impulses?
Quiz 4 Review Questions
ketch the shapes, arrangements and relative sizes of chondrocytes in articular
Sketch the shapes, arrangements and relative sizes of chondrocytes near parts
of bones where bone formation is occurring.
If all the calcium
1) What are the 3 primary germ layers?
2) List tissues and organs that develop from each of these three.
3) Name and describe the process by which the cells of embryos are subdivided
into these 3 germ layers
4) Contrast this process in embr
Lecture 4 Notes
* The Chorion: part ectoderm and part lateral plate mesoderm; extends around
the whole of the embryo, protects it and keeps it wet.
* The Amnion: part ectoderm and part lateral plate mesoderm: Surrounds the
developing body, and is colloqui
Lecture 2 Notes
*a) Oocytes are about 80 to 100 micrometer spheres. (>1000 times the
volume of average cells)
*b) Cytoplasm contains yolk, but not nearly so concentrated as in bird eggs.
*c) Oocytes undergo two meiotic divisions, reducing chromosome numbe
Lecture 7 Notes
ONE) Programmed Cell Death Apoptosis
TWO) 3 1/2 chemical reactions that can generate spatial patterns:
(none of which actually is known for sure to operate in embryos)
I) Turing's mechanism (as was describe
Review Questions (Part 2) Exam 1
1) The process of neurulation separates what into *the neural tube, *the neural
crest and the *somatic ectoderm?
2) Are the fertilization and cleavage stages of mammal development most
similar to the equivalent stages of s
Exam 3 Study Guide
Embryological development of the ovary and testes.
The two "Genital Ridges" develop into the (right and left) ovaries in females
and testes in males.
"Gonad" is the word meaning either ovary or testis.
For example: "A male gonad is call
Exam 3 Review Questions
1) What is the biochemical mechanism of programmed cell death?
2) List as many specific examples as you can of apoptosis.
3) How was genetic research on the nematode C. elegans essential for the
discovery of the biochemical cause o
Exam 2 Comprehensive Review
ou should be sure to know what subdivision of which germ layer each of
the following develops fromFor example Lens develops from somatic
ectoderm, more specifically from a placode.
Pigmented retina Develops from neural tube ect