PreparED Study Materials

BIOL 2051: General Microbiology

School: Louisiana State University

Number of Notes and Study Guides Available: 28

Notes

Study Guides

Videos

Protobionts: Pioneers of Life's Transition from Molecules to Cells
Stars

Want To Learn More? To watch the entire video and ALL of the videos in the series:

Add to cart

Discover the significance of protobionts in the evolution of life, acting as a bridge from non-living to living entities. Understand their boundary formations akin to cell membranes and their rudimentary replication methods. Gain insights into the pivotal role they played in life's origin story.

Dispersal vs. Vicariance: Allopatric Speciation Explained
Stars

Want To Learn More? To watch the entire video and ALL of the videos in the series:

Add to cart

Learn the distinctions between dispersal and vicariance in biology. Understand how organisms' movements and environmental changes play crucial roles in allopatric speciation. Grasp the differences between movement across existing barriers and the creation of new barriers.

Why Bones Are Vital: The Role of Red Marrow in Blood Cell Production
Stars

Want To Learn More? To watch the entire video and ALL of the videos in the series:

Add to cart

Explore the crucial role of red marrow in producing vital blood cells and maintaining the circulatory and immune systems. Learn why bones are essential for blood cell production and understand why other options are incorrect.

Ion Pumps & Phagocytosis: Which Transport Types?
Stars

Want To Learn More? To watch the entire video and ALL of the videos in the series:

Add to cart

Explore active and passive transport and understand how ion pumps and phagocytosis fit in. Discover endocytosis as an active transport where cells engulf particles. Differentiate between active transport mechanisms and passive methods like facilitated diffusion.

Baldness & Hair Follicles: Delving into Hair Miniaturization
Stars

Want To Learn More? To watch the entire video and ALL of the videos in the series:

Add to cart

Learn about male pattern baldness as we break down the science behind shrinking hair follicles and their effects on hair thinning. Learn why bald men still have hair follicles and what happens to them over time. Ideal for anyone keen to understand the biology of hair loss.

Decoding Cholesterol's Influence on Cell Membrane Function & Fluidity
Stars

Want To Learn More? To watch the entire video and ALL of the videos in the series:

Add to cart

Discover how cholesterol, a substance found in our body and certain foods, significantly impacts cell membrane fluidity. Learn its varying effects under different temperatures and in diverse cellular lipid compositions. Uncover its indispensable role in nerve signal transmission and cellular health.

Textbook Solutions (0)

Top Selling Study Tools

×

Login

Login or Sign up for access to all of our study tools and educational content!

Forgot password?
Register Now

×

Register

Sign up for access to all content on our site!

Or login if you already have an account

×

Reset password

If you have an active account we’ll send you an e-mail for password recovery

Or login if you have your password back