SQUINTING BUSH BROWN
First established as laboratory stock in Leiden in 1988
Common Name squinting bush brown
Commonly found in eastern Africa, many of the subspecies are
Genus Includes approx. 80 species distrib
University of Saskatchewan
Biology 316 Fall 2015
Mid Term Exam
Instructor: Dr. C. Carvalho
Time: 50 min
Friday October 15 10:30
This exam is made of 4 short answer questions. It will be marked out of a total of 10 marks and is wort
There is evidence that life could have originated from the simple
chemicals that make up biological macromolecules
All living organisms share a number of basic characteristics we consider
to be attributes.
Life is emergent- if the right things a
Growing, rebuilding, repairing, reproducing and reacting to the
external environment; Requires energy.
Covalent Bonds hold molecules together, and the chemical bonds
contain energy associated with the force that holds two atoms
Chapter 4: Energy & Enzymes
o Biology is governed by Laws of Thermodynamics
o Enzymes are vital for metabolic reactions to occur in the cell.
o Enzyme activity is affected by physical conditions.
What Makes the fire fly glow? ENERGY!
Classes of Intracellular Osmolyte
Systems and Their Distributions
Living with Water Stress:
Evolution of Osmolyte Systems
Paul H. Yancey, Mary E. Clark, Steven C. Hand
R. David Bowlus, George N. Somero
The Darwinian fitness of water as the
medium for life