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Biology 160 Contact: Biology Resource Center: 309 Shoemaker, Mrs. Lewis Supplemental Instruction: Taylor Ferris, Jack Mason, Breeley Sellier, Cal Wilkerson Chapter 1: Sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 08/22 A. Biology is the study of living things  Components of life o Common components: carbohydrates, fatty acids, nucleic acids, amino acids o Made up of cells o Convert environmental molecules to biological molecules o Extract energy from the energy from the environment to do work o Contain genetic information and use it to reproduce sexually or asexually o Maintain homeostasis o Grow/Develop o Respond to environment o Adaptation (evolution in population) o Movement (pollen, seeds, limbs)  Biodiversity o The reason why many species emerged and currently survive  Unifying themes o Concepts and ideas that apply to everything (processes)  To study Biology, we use observations to build hypotheses o Qualitative observations, quantification of observations o Frog experiments  Poison frogs produce compounds that cause paralysis in vertebrates  Poison frogs are vertebrates  WHY DO THEY NOT PARALYZE THEMSELVES? 08/24  Objectives: o Explain the biological significance of understanding chemistry o Describe the properties of atoms that influence molecules o Explain how electrons determine chemical bonds and molecule shape o Identify and describe the formation and types of bonds found in biological molecules B. Biology uses the Scientific Method o Observations, questions, hypotheses, predictions. o Goal: Falsify null hypotheses  Controlled or comparative o Statistical tests  Some principles apply to all living things (know this semester) o Life arose from non-life o Cells are the basic unit of life and can specialize o Cells use nutrients for energy and building structures o Information is stored in a common genetic language (DNA) o Populations of organisms evolve o All life shares a common evolutionary history o Living organisms regulate their internal environment o Living organisms interact C. All Living things consist of cells  Cells are the basic unit of life o Unicellular vs. multicellular  Can live independently are a single cell  Start single then go through mitosis o Similar characteristics o Make up tissues/organs  Cell Theory (CH. 5) o Chemical composition o Water-based o Genetic material copied, passed on o Cells come from pre-existing cells  When life appeared first on earth, one single cell existed (common ancestor) D. All life shares a common evolutionary history  Phylogeny illustrates relationships o Common ancestry o Shared features  Splits indicate changes  First organism started common characteristics o Key components:  Common ancestor (where two nodes meet)  Descendants E. Natural selection generated some key adaptations  Chemical evolution  Cellular structure of the common ancestor o Cell membrane  Photosynthesis was critical o Created ozone layer, allowed animals to move on to land, aerobic respiring life flourishes  Compartmentalization (endosymbiosis) multicellularity o Nucleus, organelles o Bacterial cells taken in and specialize  Fossil record F. Natural selection generates diversity  All life shares a common evolutionary history o Phylogeny o Diversification through natural selection  Successful phenotypes perpetuate = evolution/adaptation  Unsuccessful phenotypes die out (depend on environment)  Living things interact with each other and the environment o Communities (interspecies), populations (intraspecies), ecosystems (+ abiotic) o Cell-to-cell communication  Nerves o Biodiversity  Biology is organized at different levels  Atoms to organisms, Organisms to ecosystems Chapter 2: 2.1-2.2 08/24  Biology is the study of living things o Molecule interactions o Whole organisms A. Properties of molecules influence living things  Molecules are made up of atoms  Molecules vary in size  Molecules have three dimensional shape o Shape matters for function  Molecules have specific chemical properties o Determine how they interact B. Atoms have a general structure  Protons (+1), neutrons (no charge), electrons (-1) o Electrons orbit proton/neutron nucleus  Dalton is the mass of one proton and one neutron  Atoms are neutral, have mass C. Elements are composed of the same atom  Carbon, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Phosphorus (DNA, RNA), Sulfur, Hydrogen make up 98% of living organism mass o C-6 ; N-7; O-8, P- 15, H-1 o KNOW THESE: atomic number/chemical symbol  Present in small amounts in organisms: Na, Mg, K, Ca, Mn, Fe, Co, Cu, Zn, Si, Cl  Elements differ by the number of protons o Atomic number (number of protons) o Chemical symbol o Atomic mass vs. Mass Number  MN: number of protons plus number of neutrons  Number of Neutrons can vary  AM: proportional average of atomic mass  Isotopes have different numbers of neutrons o Hydrogen (0n), Deuterium (1n), Tritium (2n) o Used for many things:  Carbon dating  Live close to ocean= different oxygen, heavy Oxygen evaporates faster by ocean (heavier 02 breathed in)  Bone composed of this Oxygen  Can tell where Dinosaurs lived based on enamel’s Oxygen  Radioisotopes are unstable isotopes that lose parts of the atom o Radiation: alpha (He nucleus), beta (electron), gamma (rays) o Can change elements if proton lost o Can be incorporated in the body and parts affected give off radiation o Used often as a measure  Electrons are organized around the nucleus o Shells contain orbitals o Most shells contain 8 electrons o Orbitals can hold up to 2 electrons  The Bohr Model is a simplification of electron organization o Electron pairs occupy the same orbital o When shells aren’t full they form bonds Chapter 2: 2.4 08/26 Objectives:  Identify and describe the formation and types of bonds found in biological molecules  Explain electronegativity and its biological importance  Describe unique characteristics of water, especially the significance of hydrogen bonds  Use concepts of acids, bases and buffers A. Electron shells determine atom reactivity  Number of electrons determines reactivity o Reactive atom: when it doesn’t have a full valence shell o Inert: full valence shell (Nobel gases)  Molecules form by interactions of electrons o Reactive atoms aim to fill valence shells  Stabilize by interacting with other atom’s electrons  Make a molecule by forming bonds  Single, double, triple o Energy o C O H 2 2 4 o Interactions=bonds  Generate stable molecules  Take energy to made, release energy when broken B. Chemical bonds link atoms in a molecules o Covalent bond (shared electrons) o Ionic bonds (donated electrons) o Weak(er) bonds  Van der Wall  Chemical bonds are represented different ways o Bohr models (valence shells overlap with electrons) o Structural formulas o Ball-and-stick model o Space-filling model C. Atoms share electrons in covalent bonds o Electrons shared between two atoms o Ring shows range where atoms might be o Electrons move towards atom when bond formed o Covalent bonds result in stability o Valence shell is full o Bond strength is the energy it takes to break a bond  Covalent bonds have orientation, length o If the same two atoms are covalently bonded  They are equal in length  They are at the same angle  Most molecules have a Carbon component o This gives a molecules 3D shape  Tetrahedron usually results with Carbon  SHAPE DICTATES FUNTION IN BIOLOGY  Electrons are not always shared equally o Electronegativity  Oxygen has a stronger pull on electrons, hydrogen has less pull  Oxygen becomes more negative, hydrogen becomes more positive  POLAR BOND o Polar bonds  One side is more negative than the other  Electronegativity is a characteristic of an atom (Pauling scale) o More able to pull electrons away  Electronegativity of a bond determines molecules polarity o Electronegativities:  Oxygen = 3.5  Carbon = 2.5  Hydrogen = 2.1  Nitrogen = 3.0 o Subtract electronegativities to determine polarity o Polar: o Non-Polar o C-O o C-C o H-O o C-H o N-H o C-N  Ionic bonds form by stealing electrons o Electronegative EXTREMES!  Na: .9  Cl: 3.0  Create cations (+) and anions (-) o Oxidation-reduction (Redox). LEO says GER  OXIDATION IS LOST, REDUCTION IS GAIN  Important because they release energy—don’t have to use ATP (more energy than ATP) o Bonds form from resulting attraction  Ionic bonds interact with polar molecules o Ions are attracted to poles of water* o Na gives off positive charge and interacts with negative end of water, Cl gives off negative charge and interacts with positive end o Ions dissociate and interact with water o Crucial interaction in cells  Hydrogen bonds are due to bond polarity o Within or between molecules  Hydrogen on one molecule interact with Oxygen on other molecules o Sides of protein and interact with each other  Important for shape of the function (tertiary bonds)  ESSENTIAL IN BIOLOGY o Weak bonds o Negative charge and a positive charge on H atom  Polar and nonpolar molecules dislike each other o A: Hydrophilic  Van der Waals forces (weak)  Interaction between negative and positive on water (any polar interactions) o Hydrophobic interactions  Nonpolar (C-H bonds)  Not attracted to each other and aggregate together away from water  Chemical reactions change or add bonds o Reactants o Products o Energy change  Either invest or release energy o Redox reaction: reduction-oxidation  Most biological reactions happen in water o 71% of earth’s surface o 60-75% of animal body o 90-98% of a cactus  Water’s covalent bonds are polar o Hydrogen bonds form with  Itself  Highly polar, water tension  Other polar molecules  Water has special properties o Ice floats (hydrogen bonds that do not break apart)  Space out and become less dense o Hydrogen bonds constantly form and break as liquid o No hydrogen bonds in vapor o Heat capacity (high specific heat)  Heat of vaporization: heat to point of gas, hard to break bonds  Atmospheric variatior  Hydrogen bonds cause surface tension  Hydrogen bonds between water molecules o Cohesion: when two molecules of same type stick together  Bubbles, droplets of water o Detergents or surfactants o o Chapter 3: 3.1, 3.2 o 08/29 o  Explain how there can be a variety in carbon atoms  Describe the features of biological macromolecules  Describe the basic structure of amino acids  Introduce the different levels of protein structure o  Water is the “solvent” for life o Solution, solute  Dissolved molecules in water: solution  Solute: what is dissolved o Aqueous o Water soluble  Can dissolve o Moles  A mole is the number of molecules o I mole of Oxygen = 6.02 X 10 molecules of  Same for all moles  Avogadro’s number o Molar solution: 1 mole of something in a liter of water  Aqueous solutions are water based o Solution, solute o Aqueous o Concentrations are low  Micromolar  Aqueous solutions vary in proton concentration o Concentrations of protons matter  Measuring pH of a solution HCl  H + Cl o Dissociation + o Acids release H +protons) o Bases accept H o Acids/bases vary in strength  pH is measured on a logarithmic scale o 10 fold differences o Negative logarithm + o Small pH = large number of H o Acids / bases vary in strength o pH can alter homeostasis  Stomach acid o Buffers minimize pH change  Maintain homeostasis  Water is a weak acid and a weak base o Can donate or accept ions o Donate: Hydroxide o Accept: Hydronium  Number of each kind is equal  Constant exchange o Can go back and forth (reversible)  Carbon compounds are required in living things o Six electrons = 4 bonds o Single, double, and triple bonds o Straight, branched, ringed  Carbon compound structure is abbreviated o Hydrogens are implied  Functional groups influence molecular properties o Small groups of atoms  Interact with other molecules  Tend to be reactive o Different properties  Allow them to interact with other things o Many in a single molecule o Hydroxyl: groups form Hydrogen bonds with water o Aldehydes are REACTIVE energy-releasing (carbonyl)  DOUBLE BONDED OXYGEN causes reactivity  Double bond at the end o Ketones are polar, important in energy reactions (carbonyl)  Double oxygen bond in the middle  Carbonyl: carbon double bonded oxygen o Carboxyl are acidic  OH makes it a carboxyl  Often are charged o Amino groups are basic  KNOW THE “N” BASE o Phosphate groups are negatively charged  USED in DNA and RNA  Energy released from them o Sulfyhydryl groups can form covalent bonds  Building protein structures is import o Methyl groups (not really “functional”) are non-polar low reactivity  Three Hydrogens  G a t h e r together and away from water  Isomers have atoms arranged differently o Isomers: structural (straight vs. branched), optical (atoms are mirror images) o Same chemical formula o ISOMERS: SHAPE DETERMINES FUNCTION  Molecule structure determines function o Example: poison frog toxin o Sodium channel  Protein that interacts with poison frog toxin  Biological molecules are made and broken o Macromolecules- order of abundance: proteins (polypeptides), nucleic acids, carbohydrates (polysaccharides), lipids  KNOW MONOMERS o Condensation o o o Chapter 3: 3.2, 3.3 o 08/31 o  Describe the features of biological macromolecules  Describe the basic structure of amino acids  Explain the different levels of protein structure  Describe the structure and function of carbohydrates and their building blocks  Pre-read 3.4, 4.1 for Friday o  Macromolecules are made and broken  Condensation reaction o Take out a water molecule and link the molecules o Each unit is a monomer, linked are polymers  Hydrolysis (Hydro-split)ing reaction o Water is added in and the molecule is broken apart into monomers  Macromolecules are grouped into four categories o Nucleic acids, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids  Macromolecules vary in molecular properties o Functional groups: is it polar, non polar, charged o Polarity o Charge o How do you denature a protein? Heat, acid (full of charged protons)  Break apart hydrogen bonds between O—H o o Proteins  Proteins have a variety of roles o Enzymes o Defense (anti-bodies) o Hormones, regulatory o Receptors o Storage o Structural o Transport  Ion channels o Genetic regulation  Amino acids (MONOMER) are the building blacks of Proteins o N—C—C : back bone of amino acid o R is the side chain which bonds to the alpha carbon o There are 20 different amino acids  Carboxylic acid- donates a proton (H movies to the amino group)  R groups vary in properties  Charged hydrophilic  Polar hydrophilic  “Special”  Non-polar hydrophobic  Say which category an amino acid belongs to o Identify polar/non polar or charged  Charge will always interact with water because water is polar o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o  Amino acids are joined by peptide linkage o (+H_3N) N terminus, C terminus (COO-)  Polypeptides are formed by joining many amino acids o Covalent bonds between C=O and N o Sequence order (R side chains) o C—O , negative, H—N is Positive; alternating charges on polypeptide  Proteins have 4 levels of organization o Primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary o Peptide linkage= primary  Secondary structure forms between amino and carboxyl groups o They fold in on each other o Carboxylic acid and amino acids have hydrogen bonds together o Held together by hydrogen bonds o Form an alpha helix or a beta pleated sheet  Tertiary structure forms between side-chains (R groups) o Hydrogen bonds (charged) o Hydrophobic interactions (van der Waals) o Ionic bonds o Di-Sulfide bridges if covalent bonds  COVALENT BONDS (stable) o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o  Disulfide bridges are covalent bonds between cysteine side chains o Organization of disulfide bridges = texture of hair, breaking them changes structure o Cysteine has sulfur  Quaternary structure forms between separate polypeptides o Hydrogen bonds o Hydrophobic interactions o Van der Waals o Ionic bonds o Disulfide bridges  SHAPE AND CHEMISTRY INFLUENCE FUNCTION o Ionic interactions (charged side-chains/ R groups_ o Hydrophobic interactions o Hydrogen bonds o Disulfide bridges give flexibility (disulfide bridges = yoga)  Weak interactions polypeptides make membrane channels flexible (SEE SLIDE) o Regulate ion travel in the cell (need flexibility/ strength) o Alpha helix form between amino/carboxyl—secondary o Tertiary causes folding, quaternary = 4 units o Membrane channel = funnel o ALL HAVE prim and sec., some have tert., not all have quad. o o Chapters 3, 4: 3.4, 4.1, 4.2 o 09/02 o  Describe the structure and function of carbohydrates and their building blocks  Describe the structure, function, and diversity of lipids  Describe the structure and function of nucleic acids  Outline the requirements for the origin of macromolecules o o Carbohydrates: Monosaccharaides = monomer  Carbohydrates are made up of MONOSACCHARAIDES (simple sugars) o Storage, transport, energy, carbon skeleton (break down carbon into chains and use them to build amino acids etc.) o ALL different shapes o Always follow one formula: only carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen  Same number of carbons and oxygens, double hydrogens  Usually hydroxyl and aldehyde o Glucose can be straight or alpha/beta glucose (some forms are easier to break up than others)  Alpha: hydroxyl below  Beta: hydroxyl below o Dark black line= 3D  Monosaccharaides can vary in the number of carbons  Monosaccharaides are joined by glycosidic linkages o Condensation reactions (release H O)2 o Alpha: link points under o Beta: link points above o Shapes differ o Diversity in carbohydrates  Polysaccharides can be branched or in chains o Cellulose forms a linear molecules: can be stacked, packed tightly  Hard to break bonds  Influence (water) interactions o Glycogen/starch: starch is branched, glycogen is highly branched  Cannot be packed as tightly  SUGAR storage molecules in animals  Carbohydrates can be modified with different functional groups (figure 3.1) o Redox reactions o Add functional groups o o Lipids  Lipids (fats) have a variety of functions o Fats and oils (energy storage) o Phospholipids (cell membranes) o Carotenoid/ chlorophylls (energy capture)  Carrots and tomatoes orange color  Vitamin building blocks o Steroids (hormones and vitamins)  Estrogen/testosterone  Signal molecules o Stored fat (thermal insulation) o Lipid coat (electrical insulation)  Neurons, transmit faster o Oil or wax (water repelling)  Protective layer on skin  Lipids contain many non-polar hydrocarbons o Are they water-soluble? No o No single monomer  Triglycerides (simple lipids) are synthesized by condensation — always join by hydroxyl group (figure 3.20) o ESTER LINKAGE- joins Trigly. o Fatty acids and glycerol o Hydrolysis releases energy by breaking ester bonds from triglycerides o REMOVE TREE WATERS = Triglyceride  At room temperature, “fats” are solid, “oils” are liquids o Triglycerides  Triglycerides can saturated or unsaturated o Double or single bonds  Saturated: single bonds, straight chain  Double bond puts bend in carbon chain (unsaturated)  Phospholipids form biological membranes o Hydrophilic head (positive), phosphate (negative), hydrophobic tail  Heads face out towards water, tails congregate together  SURFACTANTS have polar head, non polar tails o o Chapter 5: 5.1-5.2 o 09/07 o  Describe the structure and function of nucleic acids  Explain why cells are the fundamental unit of living things  Describe the features that make up a prokaryotic cell  Describe the features found in all eukaryotic cells  Summary on Blackboard o  Lipids have a variety of biological jobs o Hormones are messenger molecules  Sterols (cholesterol produces lipid based hormones) o Waxes are protective and structural  Fatty acid – ester linkage – alcohol o o Nucleic Acids  Nucleic acids code for biological “information” o Central Dogma  DNA relates to RNA, RNA relates to polypeptides (proteins) o DNA o RNA o Protein = information  Nucleotides are the building blocks of nucleic acids o Nucleotides:  Nitrogenous base  5 Bases: o Pyrimidine: single ring  Cytosine, thymine, uracil o Purines: double ring  Adenine, Guanine  Sugar (deoxyribose, ribose)  Phosphate  Nucleoside = sugar and base  Becomes nucleotide  There are other important nucleotides o Signaling molecules  Cyclic AMP—cAMP o Energy sources  ATP- break off phosphate to release energy (P—O is polar) o Information Transfer  Nucleotides are joined between the sugar and phosphate groups o 5’ carbon and 3’ carbon connected  Last carbon outside of the ring with Phosphate = 5’  Base always on 1’  2’ can change  3’ always has a hydroxyl o Phosphodiester bond  Form two ester bonds (C—O) o Hs are on the Phosphate  DNA and RNA differ by the nucleotide sugar o Ribonucleotides:  Sugars-ribose  RNA  Hydroxyl group on the 2’ sugar o Deoxyribonucleotides:  Sugar-deoxyribose  DNA  Has an H on the 7’ carbon  DNA and RNA differ by the types of nucleotide bases o RNA (Uracil) o DNA (Thymine) has a methyl group  DNA and RNA differ by the number of strands o Hydrogen bonds: C—G triple bond ; A—T  double bond : polar bonds o DNA = double strand o RNA = single strand  Hydrogen bonds cause it to fold  RNA folding makes complex 3D shape o Complementary base pairs o Hydrogen bonds  Make structures o Imperfect pairing  DNA carries information in a double helix o DNA sequence = order of bases  TCAGCA vs. CCAGCA o Complementary base pairing o Replication  Happens before cell division  Whole molecule o Transcription (making proteins)  Happens all the time; does not need replication to happen  Translation is independent of replication  Gene o Function of DNA/Replication: store and pass on information (repair/replace); o Review macromolecules = be sure to identify ********** o o Chapter 5  Cells are the fundamental unit of life o All living things are composed of cells o All cells come from pre-existing cells  Surface area to volume ration (SA:Vol) limits cell size o For a single 1mm X 1mm 2  SA: 6 sides X 1 mm L X 1mm W X 1 mm = 6 mm3  Vol: 1 mm L x 1 mmW x 1 mm D = 1 mm  SA: Vol = 6:1 o As cube grows, SA is different than Vol o Surface area allows for materials to be transported into and out of the cell; low SA= high exchange with the environment o SA = cell’s best friend o o 09/09  Explain why cells are the fundamental unit of living things  Describe the features that make up a prokaryotic cell  Describe the features found in all eukaryotic cells  Chapters 5 Section 5.3-5.4 Pre-read chapter 6 o  All cells have a plasma membrane o PHOSPHOLIPID BILAYER: Hydrophilic heads, hydrophobic fatty acid tails o Fluid mosaic o Selectively permeable (some things can be allowed in) o Infolding o Internal environment  Separate environment for reactions o Communication o Attachment  All cells have ribosomes o Not all identical o Sizes differ  Bacteria have different sized ribosomes than people o Make proteins o Made of rRNA, some proteins interact with the rRNA o Free vs. Bound (attached to surfaces)  Bound to the Endoplasmic reticulum  Cells are either prokaryotic or eukaryotic o Three domains: Bacteria, Archae, Eukarya o Prokaryotes: Bacteria, Archae  Pro-before before-nucleus o Eukaryotes: Eukarya (plants, animals, fungi, protists)  Eu- true (true-nucleus) o Presence or absence of nuclei o Prokaryotes do not have MEMBRANE BOUND organelles o PROKARYOTES  What are the features of Prokaryotic cells? o Nucleoid: circular DNA o Capsule: protective coat o Cytoplasm o Ribosomes o Flagellum o Plasma membrane o Cell wall: outer membrane (absent in some bacteria), peptidoglycan o Have to be organized  Perform chemical reactions  GO through mitosis  Prokaryotes have internal membranes o Make compartments by folding o Isolate reactions, chemical compounds, force reactions to happen in certain parts of the cell  Prokaryotes have a variety of cell walls o Bacteria: Peptidoglycan (thick vs. thin (or absent)) o Archae: Pseudo-peptidoglycan o No cell wall o Can have two membranes with peptidoglycan between  Prokaryotes have unique flagella o Propeller-like o Protein rotates causes spinning  Prokaryotes have pili o Protein projections  Long and come from the outside o Adherence o “Sex”  Different pili type  Exchange DNA  SIZE is a HUGE difference between eukaryotes and prokaryotes because… o EUKARYOTES  Eukaryotic cells have compartments o Organelles/membranes o Nucleus o Mitochondrion o ER and Golgi o Lysosomes o Chloroplasts o Concentrate reactions, increases surface area (more room for reactions to occur)  What features are found in all eukaryotes o Features change based on function  The nucleus is one defining feature of eukaryotes o Nuclear pores: allow access o DNA and associated proteins o Site of transcription o RNA leaves membrane to the cytoplasm where translation occurs at the ribosomes (rRNA)  Separates translation o Nucleolus  Assembly of ribosomes occurs o IMPORTANT- nuclear envelope (outer/inner membrane) is directly connected to the inside of the ER  The nucleus holds DNA and its proteins o Chromatin  Condensed, Associated with proteins, tightly wrapped o Chromosomes  Linear o Nuclear lamina  Proteins that organize chromosomes  Ribosomes are made in the nucleus used in the cytoplasm o Assembled in nucleolus and used in cytoplasm o Made of rRNA and protein o Protein synthesis  Either made in cytoplasm or at ER  The endomembrane system consists of several organelles o Plasma membrane o Nuclear membrane o ER  RER  Ribosomes bound to it, proteins made and put in to the ER  SER  Modification (add sugars to proteins)  Make lipids, steroids (lots of smooth ER for testosterone)  Package and send to Golgi o Golgi  Concentrate proteins for secretion  Ensure carbohydrates are added  Make polysaccharides (for cell wall)  Put proteins in the membrane o Lysosomes  The Golgu orocesses proteins and aids in secretion o Cisternae  Flattened sacs, two sides (cis, trans)  Where modification occurs o Cis  Close to the ER  Receive membrane bound package goes to cisternae o Trans  Opposite side of ER o Vesicle  Small compartment  The Lysosomes are derived from the Golgi o Many hydrolysis reactions o Gets rid of faulty or old organelles o Primary vs. secondary  Primary: before fusion  Secondary: after fusion with phagosome o Digestive enzymes o Autophagy o Phagocytes  White blood cells  Form membrane o ONLY IN NON PLANTS  The mitochondria transform energy to ATP o Make ATP from molecules o Fuel molecules o Double membrane, with high internal folded  Endosymbiosis—though to come from a prokaryote o Outer membrane, inner membrane o Cristae (folds) o Matrix  Inner area o Isolate cellular respiration  Chloroplasts transform light into sugar o Makes glucose, mitochondria break down the glucose o Plastid o Internal membrane system o Thylakoid (individual membrane), granum (stack of membranes) o Stroma- space between the membranes o Other plastids: leukoplasts, chromoplasts o o 09/12  Explain why membranes are described as fluid mosaics  Explain the various functions of cell membranes  Describe how molecules move actively across membranes  Explain other processes that require membrane proteins o  THere are other organelles with many functions o Peroxisomes o Glyoxysomes (plants)  Found only in plants  Break down starches and lipids  Break down storage molecules  Vacuoles (plants, protists) o Store color compounds o Store toxic materials o Used for structure, adding water to the plants o Contractile vacuoles release water  Cytoskeleton provides cell structure and movement o Cell support, shape o Organelle position o Cell movement o Anchoring cells  Microfilaments influence cell movement and shape o Made of strands of protein (actin) often interact with strands of other proteins o Cytoplasmic streaming o Shape stabilizing o Single, bundles, or networks o Muscle contraction and relaxation  Intermediate filaments anchor organelles and maintain rigidity o Made up fibrous proteins organized into tough, ropelike assemblages that stabilizes a cell’s structure and help maintain its shape o Karatin- hair, nails: provide structure for cells o Desmosomes  Link adjacent cells tightly but permit materials to move around them in intercellular space  Microtubules form an internal skeleton o Long hollow cylinders made up of many molecules of the protein tubulin. o Consist of dimers (alpha and beta) o Tubulin o Hollow tube o Organizing center o Cilia/flagella o Can be temporary or permanent  Motor proteins interact with the cytoskeleton o Proteins in cell that interact with ATP o ATP causes shape of motor protein to change o Dynein (protein)  ATP changes its shape and it shifts o Nexin (protein)  Anchors microtubules  ATP causes nexin to bend  Motor proteins move organelles o Kinesin  Holds on the vesicle and walks along the microtubule (ATP) o Walking  Extracellular matrix is made up of fibers in a gel-like medium o Plant cell wall  Cellulose  Support and provide protection to cell  Limit volume  Has to break down matrix to grow  Barrier to infection  Cell growth o Animal cell  Collagen, proteoglycans (sugars with amino groups)  Hold together tissues  Cell recognition  Framework for skin, bond, cartilage  Cell membranes are mostly lipids o Lipids o Cholesterol (lipid)  Part of the inner membrane (non polar) o Proteins- o Carbohydrates  Glycoprotein  Glycolipid  Modified lipids with sugars attached, interact with the polar parts of the membrane  Membranes are made of phospholipids o Are weak molecular forces like hydrogen bonds permanent? o Can they move? Yes, highly fluid o What cell structures make them? Endoplasmic reticulum makes them, vesicle transports the cells, fuse with the membrane  Fluidity of membranes vary o Saturated vs. unsaturated fatty acids  Saturated makes the membrane less fluid  Unsaturated increases fluidity o Cholesterol (embedded)  Increases cell fluidity  Tails less tightly packed  Membrane fluidity varies with temperature o Want membrane more fluid: in colder temperature o Want membrane less fluid: in hotter temperatures o Internal temperature determined by habitat o Poikilothermic, ectothermic  Temperature changes with the environment o Prediction: membrane lipids of cold-adapted animals will have more unsaturated phospholipids o Muscles are more cold tolerant than oyster (die at high temperature) o Oysters are less cold tolerant than muscles (die at low temperatures)  Membrane fluidity varies with temperature o Hibernating animals change more, endotherms do not change much  Proteins can be embedded in membranes o Peripheral membrane proteins  Stay in the head and protrude outside the cell o Integral membrane proteins  Most in the tails (non polar), stick out one side o Trans-membrane protein  From the outside to the inside through the membrane  Hydrophilic on the outside, hydrophobic on the inside o Position dictates job o Can interact with carbohydrates  Carbohydrates can be embedded in membranes o Have specific jobs based on structure, have more than one type of monomer o Cell recognition sites  Specific tag, unique, identifiable o Cell adhesion o Glycolipids and glycoproteins  Membranes are fluid mosaics o Many small parts (mosaic) o Weak molecular forces hold them together  Membranes have several functions o Compartmentalization and organization o Energy transformation  Converting chemical bonds into ATP  Sunlight into sugars o Cell recognition and adhesion o Signaling/ communication  Recognize other cells o Membrane transport  Membranes can link cells together o Cell recognition  Sponges- Glycoproteins are so specific they allow membrane to reform o Cell adhesion o Specificity o o


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