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BIOL1010 Lecture Notes - Ciclosporin, Plant, Penicillin

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Department
Health Sciences
Course Code
BIOL1010
Professor
Cheryl

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Biology Study of living things.
Living things are: Organized
Acquire materials and energy
Reproduce
Respond to stimuli
Are homeostatic
Grow and develop
Have the capacity to adapt to their environment
Definition of life: Most living things grow, move, reproduce, metabolize, and respond to external
stimuli
Def. #2: All living things are made up of water, biological molecules (sugar, fats, proteins,
nucleic acids), and maintain homeostasis
Metabolism All chemical processes in cells that make energy, synthesize required substances, and
excretion of waste
Homeostasis Maintaining a steady internal environment
Conditions for Life Liquid water: contained or environmental
Elements for metabolism and reproduction: Organic compounds like sugars, fats,
protein, and nucleic acids
A source of energy: sun for plants, or other organisms for the rest
Suitable environmental conditions: varies widely
Organisms in
Extreme
Conditions
High temp.
Very cold temp.
No oxygen
Toxic chemicals
Very high pressure
Organism
Classification
1. Domain
2. Kingdom
3. Phylum
4. Class
5. Order
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