Unit Three Exam Notes
flow of information in the cell
DNA to RNA to protein
DNA is the genetic material
components of nucleotide
sugar(pentose), nitrogenous base, phosphate group
how nucleotides are joined together to make nucleic acids
(Worth 20 points, each bonus question 1 point, possibility of 20% extra credit)
1. What are the 5 traits of a mineral?
Solid, inorganic, definite crystalline structure, chemical composition, naturally
2. How are minerals related
Final Study Guide Questions
1. What is the difference between a submergent and emergent coastline? (Explain how they can
form both short and long term)
Submergent: being eroded back or retrograding
Over short periods from wave erosion or long periods from
I believe Congress should decrease NIH annual budget. Although the NIH is subsidizing
for diseases and research, I think we spend way too much money on medical research. The whole
goal is to prevent disease, and I dont think the NIH has done an adequate j
Title: The green sea turtle (common name) Genus is Chelonia, and species is Mydas
which makes its scientific name Chelonia Mydas. It is the sole species in the genus
1. The Green Sea Turtles top shell or the carapace is smooth. It is the biggest
Baby Bio Exam 1
Chapter 1: What is Physiology
Physiology: the science of biological function
Biological function is intimately related to function
Homeostasis: maintenance of a constant internal environment despite
external changes, or changes caused b
BABY BIO TEST 4: (ALL QUESTIONS)
1. Which had two fingers- t-rex
2. Which has pubis pointing forward? lizard hips
3. Pic of man- sir Richard Owen but idk?
4. What separated
Dr. Janie Wulf
Biology of Coral Reefs (09/21/15)
Suggestions throughout lecture
Come to lecture
Do not take photos of slides
o Largest structures ever built by living organisms
o Diverse inhabitants
Linked to other inhabitants in
Iclicker: Proteins are : Made of 20 different types of amino acids in humans
James Watson and Francis Crick Solve the Structure of DNA
Complementary base pairing A with T and G with C Holds the DNA strands together.
Complementary- base pairing allows DNA
Original and Changed Homework Notes
Energy is observed in two basic forms: potential and kinetic. Which of the following does not
correctly match these forms with a source of energy?
the covalent bonds of a sugar molecule: kinetic energy
Energy is obser
Chapter 48 notes
Clusters (functional groups) of nerve cell bodies in the CNS.
A fiber composed primarily of the bundled axons of PNS neurons.
Cells of the nervous system that support, regulate, and augment the functions of neuron
Chapter 42 Notes
A closed circulatory system with a heart and branching network of arteries, capillaries, and veins.
A vessel that carries blood away from the heart to organs throughout the body.
A vessel that
Chapter 49 notes
The narrow cavity in the center of the spinal cord that is continuous with the fluid-filled
ventricles of the brain.
A space in the vertebrate brain, filled with cerebrospinal fluid.
Chapter 50 Notes
Non-neuronal Sensory Receptors
Form chemical synapses with afferent neurons and typically respond to stimuli by increasing the
action potential rate.
The strengthening of stimulus energy during transduction.
Test Four Notes
Contains a bundle of myofibrils arranged longitudinally. The myofibrils are composed of thin
filaments (2 strands of actin) and thick filaments (stagarred myofilaments)
5 steps of sliding filament molecule
1. myosin head b
Unit One Exam Notes
number of bonds for that can be formed by hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorus
covalent, polar, and nonpolar bonds
covalent- to stabilize their outer shell the
Exam One Review
substance that cannot be broken down into a simpler substance
smallest unit of an element that retains chemical properties
combinations of elements in diff proportions ex: NaCl
elements that are essential to
Unit Two Exam Notes
structure of biological membranes
phospholipids bilayers and membrane proteins
the hydrophobic tails of the phosopholipids cluster together on the inside of the bilayer and the
hydrophilic heads (with charged phosphate group) project
(Worth 20 points, each bonus question 1 point, possibility of 10% extra credit)
1. List the three groups of rock & describe how each of the rock groups is formed
-IGNEOUS = when magma or lava cool to a solid form
-SEDIMENTARY= mineral cry