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Biology 1: Evolution, Ecology and Genetics

BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: Karl Von Frisch, Waggle Dance, Odometer
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Communication Communication The process in which a sender uses specifically designed signals to modify the behaviour of intended receivers Signals on average benefit the sender, otherwise they wouldnt have evolved Signals ...

Biology
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BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: Reciprocal Altruism, Kin Selection
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Altruism Altruism Altruism benefits another individual at a cost to oneself Difficult to understand how it evolved because selfish behaviour is likely to lead to higher survival and reproductive success Therefore, you migh...

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Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture 25: Behavioural Ecology- Lecture 2- Making Decisions
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Making Decisions Making decisions Decisions can affect an animals chances of survival and reproduction We assess whether animals make adaptive decisions Three methods to study adaptive questions about behaviour: o Observat...

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BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 28: Courtship Display, Damselfly, Satin
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Sexual selection Natural selection and sexual selection Primary sexual characters essential for reproduction Secondary sexual characters not essential for reproduction but are the outcome of sexual selection Sexual selecti...

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BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Shoaling And Schooling
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Living in groups Costs of grouping Food o Living in groups can reduce foraging efficiency o Other individuals often compete for the food, so there is less food per head o This can also mean that animals in groups waste tim...

Biology
BIOL1003
Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Bioaccumulation, Biomagnification, Mercery
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Biotic influences Use of resources What an organism does with available resources determined productivity, and therefore abundance Use of energy Chemotrophs may have been the first life on earth primary consumer but doesnt...

Biology
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BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Great Dividing Range, Coriolis Force, Rain Shadow
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Abiotic influences Niche What roles do organisms fulfil in their habitat (and where) Fundamental niche The possible distribution of the organisms as determined by its evolutionary history Realised niche The actual distribu...

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Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Parasitism, Commensalism, Acer Saccharum
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Diversity factors which cause biodiversity Factors that drive biodiversity Island biogeography Competition Competitive exclusion Dominant versus keystone species Disturbance Interactions drive diversity Biodiversity is pri...

Biology
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BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Density Dependence, Logistic Function, Exponential Growth
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Population ecology Includes environmental influences on population density and distribution, age structure and variations in population size Range population vs species range Metapopulation: a group of populations of the s...

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Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Exponential Growth, Ecological Succession, Secondary Succession
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Life history traits Vital rates Vital rates reflect survivorship and fecundity (success in reproduction) o Birth rates (b) o Death rates (m) Vital rates are determined by life history traits Life history traits Reflect evo...

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BIOL1003
Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Uracil, Cytosol, Polymerization
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Transcription DNA Deoxyribonucleoside triphosphate (dNTP) a nucleotide RNA Ribonucleoside triphosphate (rNTP) a ribonucleotide Structure of RNA Similar to DNA o Sugar phosphate backbone linked by phosphodiester bonds o Bas...

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Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Dna Polymerase Iii Holoenzyme, Helicase, Covalent Bond
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DNA Replication The molecular structure of DNA suggests a copying mechanism Watson and Crick 1953 It has not escaped our attention that the specific pairing we have postulated immediately suggests a possible copying mechan...

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Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Melanocortin 1 Receptor, Hbb, Tyrosinase
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Genotype to phenotype Genotype Phenotype Many biological macromolecules are polymers Polymers are chains made up of repeats of a monomer unit bonded together covalently (covalent bonds are strong bonds which arise from the...

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BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Open Reading Frame, Covalent Bond, Catalytic Cycle
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Translation The genetic code The rules used to convert RNA information into protein information o Combinations of 4 bases must specify 20 amino acids o 3 bases per word (codon) is the minimum number that will give 20 possi...

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BIOL1003
Andras
BIOL1003 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Silent Mutation, Reading Frame, Primase
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Mutations Francis Crick Almost all aspects of life are engineered at the molecular level, and without understanding molecules we can only have a very sketchy understanding of life itself. Biologists must constantly keep in...

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BIOL1003
Andras
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Muscle, Flexor Pollicis Longus Muscle, Abductor Digiti Minimi Muscle Of Hand

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Sacral Plexus, Lumbar Plexus, Sympathetic Ganglion

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Multicellular Biology - Reference Guides

This Guide is the progressive companion to the Cellular Biology title. The complexities of human physiology are made much clearer through the bright graphics and intelligently coordinated text boxes and glossaries that are...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Levator Veli Palatini, Orbicularis Oculi Muscle, Scalene Muscles

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Heart Valve, Inferior Vena Cava, Pulmonary Valve

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Meiosis, Nuclear Membrane, Nuclear Pore

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Cellular Respiration - Reference Guides

The specific aspects of cellular respiration are explained in this helpful Guide. The fundamental processes such as the electron transport chain, proton pumps, ATP synthetase, and glycolysis are each described with helpful...

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Submandibular Duct, Parotid Duct, Palatine Tonsil

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Antigen-Presenting Cell, Memory T Cell, Clonal Deletion

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Superior Frontal Sulcus, Inferior Parietal Lobule, Superior Frontal Gyrus

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Superficial Palmar Arch, Costocervical Trunk, Thyrocervical Trunk

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