Study guide questions
1. The plasma membrane exhibits
permeability, allowing some
substances to cross it more easily than others
2. The structure of phospholipids is describes with the
model, meaning it
3. Membranes rich in
fatty acids ar
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Themes in the study of life
Emergent properties: the idea that different properties
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Unit 1 BSC 2010 Study Guide
1. Define reductionism.
2. What are the levels at which we study life?
3. Define homeostasis.
4. All cells
a. Are enclosed in a membrane
b. Use DNA for their genetic information
c. Have a nucleus
d. Both A and B