Life 102 Exam 1 Study Guide
Life 102 Exam 1 Study Guide Life 102
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Exam 1 Study Guide 1. Level uniformity/diversity of life 2. Atomic properties a. Valence Shells (Filling Valence Shells) b. Elements of life c. Difference between atoms d. Bonds and Polarity e. Sharing of Electrons f. Reversible Reactions g. Chemical Equilibrium 3. Polarity/Acidity vs. Basic a. Polar Molecules (What makes a molecule polar) b. Properties of Water i. Cohesion, surface tension, high specific heat, heat of vaporization, density of water, ice cubes c. Hydro- i. -Phobic ii. -Philic d. Concentration e. Solvent vs. Solute f. pH g. Buffers h. Base vs. Acidity 4. Organic Molecules a. Carbon as a building block b. Variations in carbon skeletons/molecules c. Recognition of side groups & function d. 3 types of isomers 5. Molecules/Structures a. Dehydration Synthesis b. Ring Structures c. Linked Sugar Molecules d. Functions of Polysaccharides e. Characteristics of Lipids i. triglyceride ii. phospholipid iii. saturated vs. unsaturated fats f. Amino Acids g. Peptide Bonds h. What determines the shape of a protein i. Primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary i. Stabilization of a protein j. Denaturation k. Protein Functions l. Nucleotides in DNA & RNA m. Difference between DNA & RNA n. Base Pairings o. 2 Types of DNA Strands 6. Cells/Organelles a. Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic b. Compartmentalization in Eukaryotic Cells (advantages) c. Nuclear Envelope/ Pore Complexes d. Ribosomes e. Rough/Smooth ER f. Golgi Apparatus g. Movement within the cell h. Lysosomes and Vacuoles i. Endomembrane System j. Which organelles are excluded from the endomembrane system? 2 k. Mitochondria & Chloroplasts l. Endosybiont Theory m. Cytoskeletal Fibers n. Extracellular Matrix/Cell Wall o.Contact Points 3
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