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BIO 1230 Class Notes January 18-24

by: Abby Joannes

BIO 1230 Class Notes January 18-24 BIO 123

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These notes cover the assignments and notes that Professor Minor had us working on this week.
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Date Created: 01/19/16
BIO 1230 Class Notes January 18-24 January 20, 2016 Understand the Organelles in the cell of a human body & what each of their function is • Lysosome: digests substances brought into the cell and destroys old parts of cell • Nucleus: contains DNA and controls cellular activity • Nucleolus: produces components of ribosomes (RNA and proteins) • Ribosome: site where protein synthesis begins • Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum: studded with ribosomes and produces membrane • Golgi complex: sorts, modifies, and packages proteins • Microfilament: plays a role in muscle contraction and cell division • Plasma membrane: regulates movement of materials into and out of cell • Vacuole: store & release various substances in the cell membrane • Centrioles: may function in cell division • Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum: detoxifies drugs and produces membrane • Microtubule: maintains cell shape and forms tracks on which vesicles move • Mitochondrion: provides cell with energy through the breakdown of glucose during cellular respiration • Cytoplasm: material surrounding the nucleus January 22, 2016 Happy snow day J To help with the homework assignment… Seven characteristics of living things: • they contain nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids • they are composed of cells • they grow and reproduce • they use energy and raw materials • they respond to their environment • they maintain homeostasis • they evolve and have adaptive traits Classification of Humans Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Genus: Homo Species: sapiens Prokaryotic Cells v. Eukaryotic Cells Prokaryotic cells are found in Domain Bacteria or Domain Archaea Eukaryotic cells are found in Domain Eukarya, which contains Kingdoms Protists, Fungi, Plants, & Animals Types of Bonds Hydrogen bonds: weakest bond, attraction between a hydrogen atom with a slight positive charge and another atom (often O) Ionic: stronger bond, transfer of electrons between atoms Covalent: sharing of electrons. Types of Biomolecules Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides Lipids: fatty acids Proteins: amino acids Nucleic Acids: nucleotides Diffusion Simple diffusion: random movement of a substance from high concentration to low concentration Facilitated diffusion: movement of a substance from a region of high concentration to low concentration with the aid of a membrane protein. Osmosis: diffusion in which water moves across the membrane


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