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Basic Biology

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Basic Biology BIO 115

Ignatius Ortiz
CSU Pomona
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Dale McCabe

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Ignatius Ortiz on Saturday October 3, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to BIO 115 at California State Polytechnic University taught by Dale McCabe in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 12 views. For similar materials see /class/218285/bio-115-california-state-polytechnic-university in Biology at California State Polytechnic University.

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Date Created: 10/03/15
Bio 115 Exam 1 Study Guide These topics will be on the exam What are the tenets of cell theory What is homeostasis Know the levels of organization of life from the lowest to the highest levels Genome distance and common ancestors What are the 3 domains Heterotrophs vs autotrophs What does the null hypothesis say and how does that relate to control and experimental group outcomes Know how to determine the number of protons neutrons and electrons in an atom What is an isotope What is an isomer Know the differences between the various kinds of bonds ie covalent bonds ionic bonds hydrogen bonds and van der Waals forces How many electrons are in the first and second shells Be able to determine how many electrons are in the outer shell What kind of bond is water made from Partial positive and negative charges of water What happens to salt when it is placed in water Cohesion vs adhesion Solutions solvents and solutes De nitions of acids and bases How are hydrogen ion concentration and pH related What do buffers do Know the building blocks or monomers of nucleic acids proteins carbohydrates and lipids Primary vs secondary vs tertiary vs quaternary protein structure Storage polysaccharides in plants and animals Structural polysaccharides in plants and animals Differences between triglycerides fats and oils phospholipids and steroids Differences between DNA and RNA Surface area to volume ratios and the ability of cells to get nutrients in and waste products out of the cell Differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells Know the functions of the various organelles eg glyoxysomes peroxisomes ribosomes chloroplasts mitochondria rough and smooth ER Golgi etc What structures are unique to plants Definition of chromatin DNA nuclei mitochondria and chloroplasts Microtubules vs microfilaments vs intermediate filaments Simple diffusion vs facilitated diffusion vs osmosis vs active transport Hypertonic vs hypotonic vs isotonic Symport vs antiport sodiumpotassium pump Endocytosis vs exocytosis vs pinocytosis vs receptormediated endocytosis Catabolism vs anabolism Release of free energy and delta G values Properties of enzymes Competitive vs noncompetitive inhibitors How do enzymes speed up the rate of a reaction Reversible vs irreversible inhibition Feedback inhibition Polar vs nonpolar molecules and water solubility Domains of life


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