bio350 | undergraduate
General Biology I
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Water, Carbon, and the Molecular Diversity of Life
- Explain the effects of water’s polarity.
- Summarize how water molecules and pH dissociate.
- Explain the importance of carbon to life.
- Analyze biologically important functional groups.
Macromolecules and a Tour of the Cell
- Differentiate the structure and function of macromolecules.
- Summarize why cells are classified as the fundamental units of life.
- Describe the various intracellular and extracellular components that constitute a cell.
Membranes and Metabolism
- Categorize how cellular membranes control traffic into and out of cells.
- Identify how energy is capable of catalyzing a chemical reaction.
- Assess the role of ATP in cellular work.
- Describe the fluid mosaic model.
- Evaluate an organism’s metabolism in terms of chemical pathways and the transformation of matter and energy.
The Cell Cycle and Meiosis
- Analyze the loss of cell cycle controls in cancer cells.
- Differentiate between asexual and sexual reproduction.
- Classify the different phases of meiosis.
- Explain the regulation of the cell cycle.
- Classify the different phases of mitosis.
- Analyze non-Mendelian genetics and the patterns of inheritance.
- Predict how human traits can follow Mendelian and non-Mendelian patterns of inheritance.
- Evaluate how Mendel’s research established the genetic laws of segregation and probability.
Cellular Respiration, Fermentation, and Photosynthesis
- Examine the mechanisms by which energy is harvested by an organism through cellular respiration.
- Describe the two stages of photosynthesis.
- Categorize the energy flow and chemical recycling within an ecosystem by organisms that undergo cellular respiration and photosynthesis.
- Describe the three stages of cellular respiration.
- Explain the anaerobic pathways of fermentation and glycolysis.
The Study of Life
- Summarize the various levels of biological organization.
- Analyze the process of scientific inquiry and investigation.
- Describe the chemical elements and compounds of life.
- Describe the electron structure of atoms and molecules.
- Examine chemical reactions.
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