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Study of Life

by: Kaylynn

Study of Life ZOOL 200,

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Notes begin unit 1 of the first semester.
Introduction to Animal Biology
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kaylynn on Sunday August 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ZOOL 200, at Western Illinois University taught by Livingston in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 18 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Animal Biology in Animal Science and Zoology at Western Illinois University.


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Date Created: 08/28/16
Life: Chemical What is biology? The Science of how life works -How does it work? Characteristics of life Complex Able to change Able to reproduce Have capacity to evolve Difference between living and non living -Share the same chemical foundations -abundance of elements vary ( non living organisms do not hold carbon) 4 Laws of Thermodynamics Energy can be transformed The degree of increase Input energy Conversion Process in organisms Out put Energy and heat Second law- simple compound made up of complex Central dogma Cells- cells feature Store and transmit information=genetics DNA(transcriptiction) RNA (translation) Protein Harnessing energy - the sun - chemical compounds Evolution Decent with modification from a single common ancestor Bacteria-Archaea-Eukaryotes Evolutionary Theory –predicts that new species arise by the divergence of populations through time. Ecology- the study of how organisms interacts with one another and environment.


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