Study Guide Transmission Genetics - Chapter 12
Question: Why do children look like their parents?
Question: Why do members of any species always produce another member of
the same species?
Prior to Gregor Mendels experiments in the mid-19th century
Study Guide DNA: The Genetic Material Chapter 14
Semi-Conservative DNA Replication
Question: Why is DNA replication defined as semi-conservative?
Question: What is DNA Polymerase?
Question: What does DNA Polymerase require to begin synthesizi
Study Guide Meiosis chapter 11
Meiosis is the process of dividing the genetic material of a diploid cell in half to
make haploid cells. In most metazoans (multi-celled organisms) this process
produces sex cells eggs and sperm.
Meiosis exists to fac
Study Guide Mitosis - Chapter 10
Eukaryotic Cell Division
The Cell Cycle
Question: What is happening to a cell during the stages of interphase and
mitosis? Use the diagrams to approximate (draw) the appearance of the cell and
nucleus, describe what
Study Guide Cellular Respiration - Chapter 7
Cellular respiration is the process of converting glucose into energy.
This is a long, highly controlled process
The currency of cellular energy is ATP (Adenosine Tri-Phosphate).
I. Overview of Respirati
Study Guide Photosynthesis - Chapter 8
Photosynthesis is the process of harvesting light energy and carbon dioxide and
producing reduced carbon in the form of carbohydrates.
I.Overview of Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis can be split into two series o
Study Guide Nucleotides and Nucleic Acid Chapter 3
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid is a polymer made of a repeating subunit called a
Question: What is the function of DNA?
storage of genetic material
Deoxyribonucleotide basic str
Study Guide Cells - Chapter 4
There are two primary types of cells prokaryotic and eukaryotic
I. Prokaryotic Cells are the simplest single celled organisms. They lack internal
membrane bound organelles.
Question: What is another name for
Study Guide Lipids & Membranes - Chapter 3
I. Lipids are non-polar hydrophobic hydrocarbons.
There are three types fats, steroids, and phospholipids.
A. Fats are primarily used for energy storage. They are made of a
glycerol molecule with three att
Study Guide Enzymes - Chapter 6
I. Enzymes and Catalysis Enzymes are highly specialized proteins that
catalyze chemical reactions. Every action, process, or even thought a living thing
has is the product of a series of chemical reactions. These rea
Study Guide Membranes - Chapter 5
Membranes are selectively permeable some molecules can pass and
Small non-polar or
Charged molecules, ions,
and large molecules cannot
pass through a
pass through a l
Study Guide Amino Acids and Protein - Chapter 3
Protein is a polymeric macromolecule and an essential component of all life on
Earth. The repeating subunit of protein is the amino acid.
Question: What is a polymer?
multiple sugars bonded together
Study Guide - Carbohydrates - Chapter 3
Carbohydrates are compounds comprised of Carbon, Hydrogen, and Oxygen.
Their primary roles are support and energy storage. We will consider three forms
of carbohydrate monosaccharides, disaccharides, and poly
Study Guide Basic Chemistry - Chapter 2 + Carbon
I. Atoms: Basic Atomic Structure
Atoms have a nucleus made of protons and neutrons which is surrounded
by orbiting electrons. The numbers of these particles determine the
character of an element.
Astro 161: Cosmology
Served by Roger Grifth
Serving size: 1 Semester (16 weeks)
Servings per container: many problems and solutions
Problem # 1 Time Evolution of
a) From the Friedmann equation and the relation i a3(1+wi ) (for componen