Chapter 10 Note Outline
1. Draw and outline the process of binary fission.
2. Discuss the role of the FtsZ protein.
3. Compare protein assemblies during cell division among different organisms.
1. Draw and describe the structure
Chapter 11 Note Outline
1. Describe the purpose of meiosis.
2. Differentiate between somatic and germ-line cells. Use the words haploid and diploid in your
3. Describe how the body maintains a constant supply of germ-line cells in the
Chapter 13 Note Outline
1. Outline how sex-linked traits were discovered using fruit flies.
2. Provide evidence for genes being on chromosomes.
3. Predict what the expectations are for a cross of white-eyed females to red-eyed males.
Chapter 17 Note Outline
1. Compare and contrast the results of using breeding versus recombinant DNA techniques.
2. Compare endogenous roles of enzymes to their recombinant DNA applications.
3. Explain why DNA fragments can be used with gel e
Chapter 1 Note Outline
1. Describe how biology compares to other sciences.
2. Outline the characteristics that all living organisms have.
3. Characterize the hierarchical organization of living systems.
4. Dispute the following statement and j
Lab Final Study Guide
1.Know how to measure and convert using the metrics system (ladder sheet provided).
Be able to measure volume, length, mass on triple beam, temperature (convert Celsius to
Fahrenheit). BYO Calculator if desired.
Meter, centimeter, mi
Know these terms:
Absorption spectrum- Pigments found in chlorophyll absorb various portions of visible light.
Acetyl Co-A-The molecule that links glycolysis and the reactions of the Krebs cycle.
ATP, ADP, & AMP-ADP+P (phosphate) ->ATP. . AMP stands fo
Study Guide BIO103 Ch 14, 15, 12, and 13
1.Terms you should know.
Bacteriophage- a virus that parasitizes a bacterium by infecting it and reproducing
Template-(1) A pattern serving as a mechanical guide. (2) In DNA replication each
How cells divide (mitosis- asexual reproduction)
1.Be sure you are familiar with these terms:
A. Cdks- Cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs) are a family of protein kinases first discovered
for their role in regulating the cell cycle. They are also i
Chapter 10 How Cells Divide
Bacterial Cell Division
Bacteria divide by Binary Fission.
-the single, circular bacterial chromosome is replicated
-replication begins at the origin of replication and proceeds
-new chromosomes are partitioned
Ch 4 - Cell Structure
Cells were discovered in 1665 by Robert Hooke.
Early studies of cells were conducted by
o Mathias Schleiden (1838) - botonist
o Theodor Schwann (1839) zoologist
Schleiden and Schwann proposed Cell Theory
1. All organisms are compos
Chapter 3: The Chemical Building Blocks of Life
Biological molecules are (composed of carbon) and when burned will leave a black residue.
consist primarily of
o carbon bonded to carbon, or
o carbon bonded to other molecules (O, N,
Energy and Metabolism
Energy Flow in Living Systems
1. Define energy and describe its different forms.
2. Identify the source of energy for the biosphere.
3. Contrast oxidation and reduction reactions.
The Laws of Thermodynamics
The Tree of Life
Origins of Life
1. Explain what qualifies something as living.
Describe different proposals for the origin of life on Earth.
Classification of Organisms
1. Explain how taxonomists name and group organis
Chapter 5 Membranes
The Fluid Mosaic Model (can flow and are composed of different shapes and sizes of molecules) of
membrane structure contends that membranes consist of:
-Phospholipids arranged in a bilayer
-Globular Proteins inserted
Sexual Reproduction and Meiosis
11.1 Sexual Reproduction Requires Meiosis
Understand the function of meiosis in sexual reproduction.
Distinguish between germ-line and somatic cells.
11.2 Features of Meiosis
Describe how homologous ch
How Cells Harvest Energy
Organisms can be classified based on how they obtain energy:
autotrophs: can produce their own organic molecules through photosynthesis
heterotrophs: live on organic compounds produced by other organisms
The Energy Cycle
Photosynthesis uses the products of respiration as starting substrates
o Carbohydrate anabolism building sugars
Respiration uses the products of photosynthesis as starting substrates
o Carbohydrate catabolism br
9.1 Overview of Cell Communication
Explain signal transduction.
Briefly describe the 4 basic communication mechanisms.
9.2 Receptor Types
Distinguish between the types of receptors by location.
Contrast the 3 differ
Escherchia coli (Travelers diarrhea) G-
Symptoms- Bloody diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, anemia, kidney failure, which can lead to
death, fever, pale skin, bruising, and urinary tract infections.
Infective Source- Drinking water or eating food that h
Critical Thinking Chapter 9
1. Explain the relationship among the following terms: genomics, proteomics, gene, protein,
genotype, and phenotype.
Genomics is the study of an organisms entire genome. Proteomics is the study of
Bordetella pertussis (Whooping Cough) G-rod
Symptoms- 2 distinct system phases called cartarrhal and paroxysmal followed by a long
recovery phase. Cartarrahl stage is cold symptoms, runny nose, fever, sore throat, etc.
Paroxysmal phase is more severe an
Critical Thinking Chapter 6
1. Provide evidence in support of or refuting the following statement: Viruses are simple
cellular agents of disease.
Viruses are simple cellular agents of disease. They must be dealt with through
Critical Thinking Chapter 7
1. Provide an example of an organism within each of the four main nutritional categories
of microbes and describe how each obtains its essential nutrients.
The four main nutritional categories of mi
Critical Thinking Chapter 4
1. Define the term ubiquitous and explain whether this term can be used appropriately to
describe bacteria and archaea.
Ubiquitous-present everywhere at the same time. Ubiquitous can be used to
Critical Thinking Chapter 5
1. Summarize the endosymbiotic theory and explain how it accounts for major structural
similarities and differences between bacterial and eukaryotic cells.
This theory states that larger precursor
Critical Thinking Chapter 1
1. Develop one argument in support of or refuting the following statement: Viruses are
Viruses are nonliving microorganisms because they are noncellular and parasitic.
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Do Stimulants Improve Performance in Students?
When cramming for a test or writing a lengthy paper, it is common for students to
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Dont Jump Off the Bridge
If you were expected to dress in drag everyday and drive a Prius because its
considered normal, would you? While conformity isnt everyones idea of happiness, the
Chapter 2 Note Outline
1. Describe elements and their composition.
2. Describe how atomic structure produces chemical properties.
3. Outline the structure of the atom and all of the subatomic particles.
4. Outline Rutherfords experiment and ho