New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Life 102 Exam 1 Study Guide

by: Sydney Dingman

Life 102 Exam 1 Study Guide Life 102

Marketplace > Colorado State University > Biology > Life 102 > Life 102 Exam 1 Study Guide
Sydney Dingman
GPA 3.7

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

This is just basic concepts or terms that are important for the test.
Attributes of Living Systems
Erik N Arthun
Study Guide
Life 102, Biology
50 ?




Popular in Attributes of Living Systems

Popular in Biology

This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Sydney Dingman on Monday February 8, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to Life 102 at Colorado State University taught by Erik N Arthun in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 504 views. For similar materials see Attributes of Living Systems in Biology at Colorado State University.


Reviews for Life 102 Exam 1 Study Guide


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 02/08/16
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


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

50 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Allison Fischer University of Alabama

"I signed up to be an Elite Notetaker with 2 of my sorority sisters this semester. We just posted our notes weekly and were each making over $600 per month. I LOVE StudySoup!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.