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Exam 1 study guide Biology 1. What conclusions can be drawn from hypothesis?  Evidence reject, then it can be removed from the list  If there is data to support, then it’s accepted until furthering testing suggest otherwise 2. Study was conducted to determine growth Rate. Growth rate is referred to as….  Dependent variable 3. Designing a scientific research, ideal control group should be….  Identical to the experiment group but receive placebo 4. In scientific study, evaluating the beneficial effects of caffeine on the elderly best describes to test  Elderly men and women 5. Maximum number of atoms to which a single carbon can bind  4 6. Organic molecules defined as having…  A carbon backbone and at least one carbon-hydrogen bond 7. Example of a nucleic acid  DNA 8. Which structure is found in prokaryotes and not in animal cells  Cell wall 9. DNA is found in  All cells 10. Process of molecules going from a high to low concentration using a specific membrane protein that requires no energy  Facilitated diffusion 11. Stages of the manufacture of a membrane transport  Nucleus > Rough ER>Golgi apparatus > Cell membrane 12. Macronutrients are  What the body needs in large amounts 13. Define essential nutrients  Nutrients your body can't make, receive from food! 14. ______ reactions break down food and release subunits that can be used in _____ reactions  Catabolic, anabolic 15. Would a mutation in an enzyme that changes shape of its active site change?  Yes 16. Inputs for aerobic respiration  Glucose and oxygen 17. Stages of aerobic respiration in order  Glycolysis> citric acid cycle > electron transport chain 18. Oxygen is most important for which stages of aerobic respiration?  Glycolysis and electron transport chain 19. Organism that can carry out photosynthesis  Autotrophs 20. Which molecules are produced by autotrophs during photosynthesis?  Glucose and oxygen 21. Photosynthesis would not occur if…  Absence of light, carbon dioxide and water 22. What is science?  A process without a single definition 23. What does science focus on?  The natural world 24. What does science rely on?  Ideas that are testable by carefully designed experiments or observations 25. Scientific method  Ask a question, read up,construct hypothesis, perform experiments to test hypothesis,analyze data, if data support, write paper, if not start over 26. What's experimental group?  Group being tested 27. What's control group?  Experience no treatment, receives placebo often 28. Define biology  study of life 29. What is considered living?  Grow, reproduce, maintain homeostasis, sense and response to stimuli, obtain and use energy 30. Life on Earth is composed of the same what?  Chemical building blocks 31. Define matter?  Anything that takes up space and has mass 32. What is matter made of?  Elements 33. What are elements?  Substances that cannot be chemically broken down further 34. What gives an element it's identity?  The number of subatomic particles 35. Protons are…  positively charged 36. Neutrons are…  Negatively charged 37. What makes up the atoms dense core or nucleus?  Protons and neutrons 38. How many protons and neutrons does carbon have?  6 of each 39. What are the six elements that make up most of humans?  Oxygen , carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur 40. Whats a covalent bond?  Strong chemical bond resulting from share electrons between 2 atoms 41. What are atoms linked by covalent bonds?  Molecule 42. Is glucose organic or inorganic?  Organic 43. What organic molecules make up living things?  Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic acids 44. What do you call the organic molecules that make up living things?  Macromolecules 45. What subunits make macromolecules?  Monomers 46. How is a polymer created?  Monomer + monomer 47. What is the monomer and polymer for carbohydrate?  Monomer is monosaccharides and polymer is polysaccharide 48. What is the monomer and polymer of protein?  Amino acid is the monomer, some proteins is the polymer 49. What is the monomer and polymer of nucleic acid?  Nucleotide is the monomer, Dna & rna is the polymer 50. What help define cell boundaries?  Phospholipids 51. Basic structural unit of life  Cell 52. What's the cell theory?  All cells are derived from other cells 53. What maintains the separation of water-based interior from a chemically distinct water-based exterior  cell membrane 54. Diffusion of water…  osmosis 55. Movement of small uncharged molecules across membrane from area of greater concentration to less  Simple diffusion 56. When molecules are too large to pass through the membrane what is needed?  Transport proteins 57. What is passive transport?  When no energy is required 58. Which transport proteins move molecules against concentration gradients?  Active transport 59. Nucleus definition  Encloses the cells DNA 60. Mitochondria  Cells power plants, convert energy into a useful form 61. Endoplasmic Reticulum  An extensive membranous intercellular to produce proteins 62. Rough ER  ribosomes help make proteins 63. Smooth ER  Where lipids are made 64. Golgi apparatus  Receive, process, package and prep proteins 65. Lysosomes  Break down worn out cell parts or molecules 66. Cytoskeleton  Cell support, cell movement and movement of structures within the cell 67. What is peptidoglycan ?  polymer made of sugars and amino acids 68. Bacteria cells are either…  gram-positive, gram-negative 69. Define gram positive  Cell wall with layer of peptidoglycan that retains the gram stain 70. Define gram negative  Cell wall layer of peptidoglycan surrounded by lipid membrane that does not retain the gram stain 71. What interferes with prokaryotic ribosomes?  Streptomycin 72. The goal of a scientific experiment is to prove that a hypothesis is true. True or false  False 73. Where are the most reliable scientific results published?  In peer-reviewed scientific journals 74. A correlation in a scientific study indicates…  a possible link between two variables 75. What is found in eukaryotic cells but not in prokaryotic cells?  Nucleus 76. Can antibiotics be used to treat viral infections?  No 77. What is a consequence of not eating or not eating enough?  Malnutrition 78. The chemical building blocks our body need to live,grow, and repair themselves…  Nutrients 79. Process which macronutrients must be broken down into smaller units and then used as building blocks or energy  digestion 80. Which macronutrients are broken down into amino acids?  Proteins 81. Which macronutrients are broken down into simple sugars?  Carbohydrates 82. Which macronutrients are broken down into fatty acids and glycerol?  Fats 83. The sum of all the chemical reactions occurring in the body?  Metabolism 84. Proteins that speed up rate of chemical rxns?  Enzymes 85. Molecule to which an enzyme binds and on which it acts?  Substrate 86. Where does the substrate binds?  Active site 87. What is the energy required for a chemical reaction to proceed  Activation energy 88. Nutrients that organism must ingest in small quantities  Micronutrients 89. What are inorganic elements required by organisms for normal growth,reproduction, and tissue maintenance  minerals 90. what are some examples of minerals  calcium, iron, potassium, zinc 91. What are organic molecules required in small amounts for normal growth, reproduction, and tissue maintenance  vitamins 92. Minerals act as _____ while vitamins act as_____  Cofactors, coenzymes 93. What's the energy called that our body use?  ATP 94. What does food provide us with?  Building blocks, energy 95. What happens during the glycolysis stage?  oxygen and glucose pass from a blood vessel through a cell membrane 96. What happens during the citric acid cycle?  A series of reaction strips high energy electrons from C-H bonds 97. What happens during the electron transport chain?  ATP is produced 98. How does your body store energy it doesn't need?  Glycogen and triglycerides are stored in your liver and muscle tissue 99. How do you avoid weight gain?  Energy in should match energy out 100. What are some diseases related to excess fat or obesity?  Diabetes, heart failure, hypertension, asthma, cancer 101. What's the link between fats and Type ll diabetes?  Insulin resistance 102. What do you call spontaneous mutations in single genes which regulates appetite control, food intake, and energy homeostasis?  Monogenic obesity 103. What do you call spontaneous mutations in a number of genes that are associated with obesity?  Common obesity 104. What is energy stored as in food?  Chemical energy 105. What do you call the bonds that hold the food molecules together?  Potential energy 106.What is photosynthesis?  When autotrophs are able to use energy from sunlight and convert it into chemical energy in energy-rich organic molecules 106. What are the two steps in photosynthesis?  Photo and synthesis 107. What happen in the “photo” step  Light energy is captured in chemical form 108. What happens during the synthesis step?  Captured energy is used to generate sugars 109. Does synthesis require energy?  No 110. What is the energy of the electromagnetic spectrum of radiation?  Light energy 111. What is the conversion of inorganic carbon into organic forms?  Carbon fixation


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