Introduction to the Biological Sciences I
Lecture and Lab Sections: 30226 & 30227
Instructor: Leslie Marovich
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Flow of Genetic InformationTranscription & RNA Processing
1. Overview of flow of genetic information including
biomolecules involved and name of the cellular
2. Comparison of flow of information in prokaryotic and
Prokaryotic Gene Expression (Learning Objectives)
1. Learn how bacteria respond to changes of metabolites in
their environment: short-term and longer-term.
2. Compare and contrast transcriptional control of bacterial
biosynthetic and breakdown pathways an
Bacterial Genetics (Learning Objectives)
Review the structure of bacterial genomes and their major source of
Explain the phenomenon of transposition and its role introducing genetic
variability in prokaryotic genomes.
Compare and cont
Flow of Genetic Information_
Genetic Code, Mutation & Translation (Learning Objectives)
Demonstrate understanding of the genetic code, codon, start and
stop codons, redundancy of the genetic code, and reading frame by
figuring out the primary sequence of
Introduction to the Biological Science I (Bio 210A)
Macromolecules of living cells
1. Fill-in the table
Role in the Name of the
bond holding prese
Learning Aid: Photosynthesis
1. What is the source of carbon for all autotrophs?
2. Based on their energy source how many types of autotrophs are there? List their names and
energy source. Provide examples of organisms belonging to the different
(Macromolecules or Biomolecules)
1. Polymerization is the joining of subunits and is known as a dehydration synthesis because a
is removed in the process.
2. Breaking down a polymer
Test 1 SG
Themes of Biology
What properties distinguish living from non-living?
Levels of organization
How does energy flow in the ecosystem and how is matter recycled?
Roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers in relation to converting energy and ma
*Microbial Growth - the increase in number of cells, not cell size -*Temperature -minimum- temperature below which no growth occurs - optimum- temperature at which the bacterium grows rapidly -maximum-temperature above which no growth occurs -*pH- Most ba
The bone has five main functions: 1. Support That's about everything just covered above 2. Protection They keep organs away from damage, such as the rib cage and the skull. 3. Movement That's covered above, also. 4. Storage The bone stores fat and some mi