ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY & DATA WORKSHOP
LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND LAB ACTIVITIES
METABOLIC PHYSIOLOGY OF DAPHNIA- In todays lab you will explore how an organisms
physiology is influenced by its external environment. For ectotherms, organisms that acquire
Gene Regulation - 1
7.8 How do we know that phenotypes are correlated to the
enzymes in a cell?_
A critical question is whether we do in fact know that phenotypes are related to the protein
content of a cell. Many of the first experiments on t
DNA molecules called plasmids
Horizontal gene transfer:
IMPORTANT CONCEPTS ABOUT HORIZONTAL GENE TRANSER
Transfer is unidirectional.
There is a donor that pro
BIOL 112 Practice Midterm 1
Term 2 - 2014
NAME (PRINT):_ SIGNATURE:_
BIOLOGY 112 PRACTICE MT-1
Time allowed: xx minutes
There are 16 multiple choice questions, 4 open-response questions, plus an amino acid table.
The multiple choice questions
Are all of the progeny from a cross between two different
homozygous mice always phenotypically identical?
Ignore environmental factors and the normal phenotypic
differences between males and females.
Exploring Mendelian Inheritance
and Problem Solving th
The material covered in this laboratory course and presented in its 12 laboratory sessions is designed
to complement and supplement the material covered in the Biology 111 course lectures. There are
Biology 112 Midterm 2: Open Response Questions Answer Guidelines
Total = 12 marks
a. Indicate, by drawing lines on the diagram, TWO possible H-bonds that can form between
atoms in the glutamine side chain and atoms in an adenine-thymine base p
Practice Midterm 2 March 2014
1. Which of the following distinguishes bacterial mRNAs from human mRNAs?
A. Human mRNAs have 5 untranslated regions, but bacterial mRNAs do not.
B. Human mRNAs are spliced before
1. True or false: Muscle cells make different proteins than nerve cells because they have different sequences of DNA.
2. Why was protein originally thought to be the genetic information storage molecule instead of DNA?
Proteins have a wider var
Metabolism II - 1
Topic 12 More About Metabolism
12.1 Generating NADPH in chemoheterotrophs and
Remember that we said that cells need to be able to generate reduced NADP+ for biosynthesis.
This is not complic
What is a genome?
The genome of a cell is (pick the best
Genome is genes and non-gene DNA sequences its all sequence
a) All genes in a cell.
b) All the DNA in a nucleus.
c) All the DNA in a cell.
d) The haploid amount of DNA in a cell.
Example: Human Chromosome 3
200 million base-pairs
5 atggctgcgtgcg. 200 million bp. gcgtgc 3
3 taccgacgcacgc.x 200 million. cgcacg 5
Chromosomes are double stranded DNA molecules
(and also lots of proteins DNA coiled around
BIOL121 2012 Practice problemsNOT FOR SALE
Chromosomes, ploidy, M&M practice problems
1. Drosophila melanogaster (the common fruitfly) is also a diploid organism. Its somatic cells
can be described as 2n=8; males are XY and females are XX. What does the 2
Monday January 19
Homework due TODAY, Monday Jan 19, start of
Handed out in class on Fri Jan 16, if you didnt get a
copy please print the copy that is posted in the Week
Late homework.the plan: 5 minutes TAs/Tutors
will collect as you enter
Pre-class reading and quiz DUE FRIDAY JAN 9, 12:00pm
GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST
1) Complete the online pre-reading quiz Jan 9 GBRF quiz. Note the things you
dont know, to focus your subsequent reading.
2) Chapter 54:
Section 54.1, pg 1194 Why is NPP so import
BIOLOGY 121 UBC
These are questions designed to be similar in the content and skills you will need on the actual
midterm. Some of these questions are former midterm questions.
Please note there are more questions here than what you will get on the actual
INDIVIDUAL EXAM ANSWER KEY
INFORMATION AND REGRADING POLICY
The average on the exam was 66% (Individual) and 81% (Group). That is pretty good for the
If you feel that you were incorrectly marked, you can resubmit your entire exam to me,
READING QUIZ DUE WED JAN 7, 12:00pm
How to use the pre-reading information:
In each pre-reading assignment you will find the pages with relevant information listed, as well
1. Try the reading quiz before you do the reading. Note the things you kno
Prokaryotic multiply binary fission
o Singular, circular DNA molecule
Eukaryotic multiply mitosis/cytokinesis
o Multiple, linear DNA molecules chromosomes
12.1 DNA Replication
o Purines (A, G)
o Pyrimidine (C, T)
3 OH of deoxyribose sugar = op
o Filaments help define cell shape/hold organelles in position (structural)
o Form channels/pores in membrane for ions/small molecules
o Signaling proteins
4.1 Molecular Structure of Proteins
Amino Acids Diffe
5.1 Structure of Cell Membrane
Main components = lipids
o Proteins often present
o Carbohydrates (glycolipids and glycoproteins)
Cell Membranes Composed of 2 Layers of Lipids
- Phospholipids (amphipathic)
o Head = phosphate group = hydrophilic (polar) =
Cellular respiration: (catabolic reactions) breaking down of organic molecules
releases energy, used to do work in cell (does not create energy)
o Series of chemical reactions converts chemical potential energy to ATP
An overview of cellular respiration