Topic 1: Introduction to Cell Biology
Lecture 2: What is a cell?
Here we will address a simple but fundamental question: what is a cell? In
addressing this question, we will consider the basic properties of ce
Based on cell activities readily visible in the light microscope, there are two major cell
cycle phases, _ and _.
a M phase,
c M phase, C phase
d M phase,
e C phase,
Chapter 2 The Cell: An Overview
Mid 1600s Robert Hooke was the curator for the royal society of England, and he was on the brink of
biological discovery. He analyzed a thinly sliced cork and found small compartments he called cellulae
the Latin term for s
During replication DNA is synthesized. This implies that
a the template is read in a 5 to 3 direction
b successive nucleotides are added to the 3OH end of the newly forming chain
c because both strands are replicated nearly simultaneousl
The main microtubule organizing centre of an animal cell is
None of the above
Jeopardy! style. It regulates muscle contraction without being directly involved in
What are troponin and tropomyosin?
The division of cytoplasm to generate
BIO 1140 FINAL EXAM 2008
No books, notes, or calculators permitted. Please do not ask any questions
during the exam as they will not be answered.
What is a Cell?
u Fundamental unit of life
s Every organism either consists of cells
or is itself a single cell
u Cell Theory
I. All organisms consist of one or more cells
II. The cell is the basic unit of structure for
all organisms. T
BIO 1140 Practice Questions:
Lesson 1 DNA AND RNA
What is possible role of transformation in vivo (inside cell)? [in nature]
- Pick up DNA, integrate DNA, could have genes it in and have an advantage.
- Recycling. DNA made of C, N, P organisms need these
Topic 2 Pop Quiz JANUARY 20
What type of non covalent interaction is critical importance in determining membrane
structures? Antipathic molecules that interact with hydrophilic and hydrophobic (non
polar gather together)
What membrane in a eukartyotic cel
ANSWERS CAN BE FOUND IN THE LECTURES. NO ANSWERS WILL BE POSTED.
Unit 1-1: DNA and RNA Structures
What are the main differences between DNA and RNA?
The fact that some viruses use DNA to direct their heredity was demonstrated by:
a. Finding radioactive su