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Study Guide for Biology Test #1

by: Kaitlin Campbell

Study Guide for Biology Test #1 BIOL 1105

Kaitlin Campbell
Virginia Tech

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These are all of the concepts that have been covered in modules 1-5 and that we are expected to know for the test.
Principles of Biology
Dr. Glen Stevens
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Kaitlin Campbell on Wednesday September 7, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to BIOL 1105 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University taught by Dr. Glen Stevens in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 89 views.

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Date Created: 09/07/16
Study Guide for Biology Test #1 Be able to: ­ Identify an element based on its composition ­ List the important chemical elements found in living systems ­ Describe how atomic structure determines chemical properties ­ Summarize how molecules may be formed from atoms ­ Contrast covalent and non­covalent bonds ­ Explain how the structure of water makes contributes to its properties ­ Explain why the various properties of water are critical for life ­ Describe the basis of the pH scale ­ Describe the relationship between macromolecules and functional groups ­ List the functions of each of the four major classes of biological macromolecules ­ Discuss the chemistry and structure of monosaccharides and polysaccharides ­ Contrast the chemical and structural properties of RNA and DNA  ­ Compare the different levels of protein structure ­ Explain the relationship between structure and function ­ Compare the organization of Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic cells ­ Describe the role of the nucleus in Eukaryotic cells ­  Contrast the different functions of internal membranes and compartments ­ Compare the structure and function of mitochondria and chloroplasts ­ Explain the probable origin of mitochondria and chloroplasts ­ Discuss the function of the Eukaryotic cytoskeleton ­ Compare the animal extracellular matrix and the plant cell wall ­ Identify the components of biological membranes ­ Explain how membrane forms spontaneously  ­ Describe the fluid mosaic model ­ List the functions of membrane proteins ­ Describe how proteins may associate with a membrane ­ Compare passive and active membrane transport ­ Distinguish between channel proteins and carrier proteins ­ Predict the movement of water by osmosis ­ Distinguish between different types of endocytosis ­ Distinguish between endocytosis and exocytosis


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