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BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Northern Hemisphere, Energy Density, Midwestern United States
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Biomes and Global Ecology Core Concepts Solar radiation, wind and ocean currents, and topography determine the distribution of major climatic zones on Earth Biomes are broad, ecologically uniform areas whose characteristic...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Niche Differentiation, Herbivore, Parasitism
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Community Ecology a.k.a Species Interactions, Communities, and Ecosystems Core Concepts The niche encompasses the physical habitat and ecological role of a species Competition, predation, parasitism, and herbivory are inte...

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BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Metapopulation, Insular Biogeography, Intraspecific Competition
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Population Ecology Core Concepts A population consists of all the individuals of a given species that live and reproduce in a particular place Population size can increase or decrease over time ...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture 18: Chapter 45 Animal Behavior
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Animal Behavior Behavior Any action by an organism Generally, a response to a stimulus (a piece of information gathered about the environment) Everything an organism does & how it does it ...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Axial Skeleton, Matrotrophy, Deuterostome
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Animal Evolution The Deuterostomes Deuterostomes overview Hemichordates are marine deposit feeders and filter feeders and are the sister group to the echinoderms. Echinoderms (Phylum Echinodermata) ar...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Symmetry In Biology, Lophotrochozoa, Gastrulation
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Chapter 44: Animal Diversity * The Lophotrochozoa Bilaterians, including protostomes and deuterostomes, have bilateral symmetry and develop from three germ layers. Protostomes and Deuterostomes: Early Development (Chapter ...

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BIOL 1108
Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Animal, Eukaryote, Synapomorphy
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Chapter 44: Animal Evolution * Basal Metazoans and Eumetazoans Core Concepts Phylogeny charts the evolutionary relationships among more than a million animal species. The earliest branches of the animal tree include sponge...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Mycelium, Hypha, Basidiomycota

Fungi Chapter 34 Core Concepts Fungi are heterotrophic eukaryotes that feed by absorption. Fungi reproduce both sexually and asexually, and disperse by spores. Other than animals, fungi are the most diverse group of eukary...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Green Algae, Flowering Plant, Double Fertilization

Plant Diversity Chapter 33 Core Concepts Bryophytes form persistent, photosynthetic gametophytes and small, unbranched sporophytes; today they grow in environments where the ability to pull water from the soil does not pro...

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BIOL 1108
Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Phytophthora, Herbivore, Heterotroph

Plant Defense Review Plants are autotrophs Entry point of energy into ecosystem Where is the energy? In the plant body Target for heterotrophs through predationparasitism Threat -> defense Internal: physiological, chemical...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Meristem, Cell Potency, Gravitropism

(Vascular) Plant Growth and Development Chapter 31 Core Concepts In plants, upward growth by stems occurs at shoot apical meristems, populations of totipotent cells that produce new cells for the lifetime of the plant. Hor...

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BIOL 1108
Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Polytrichum Commune, Sporopollenin, Lycopodiophyta

Plant Reproduction Chapter 30 Core Concepts Alternation of generations evolved in plants by the addition of a diploid sporophyte generation that allows plants to disperse spores through the air. Pollen allows the male game...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Light-Independent Reactions, Photorespiration, Electron Transport Chain

Photosynthesis Chapter 8 Core Concepts Photosynthesis is the major pathway by which energy and carbon are incorporated into carbohydrates. The Calvin cycle is a three-step process that uses carbon dioxide to synthesize car...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Cell Adhesion, Multicellular Organism, Genetic Programming

Multicellularity Chapter 28 Core Concepts Complex multicellularity arose several times in evolution In complex multicellular organisms, bulk flow circumvents the limitations of diffusion. Complex multicellularity depends o...

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BIOL 1108
Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
BIOL 1108 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Symbiogenesis, Endomembrane System, Cell Cycle

Eukaryotic Cells Chapter 27 Core Concepts Eukaryotic cells are defined by the presence of a nucleus, but features like a dynamic cytoskeleton and membrane system explain their success in diversifying. The endosymbiotic hyp...

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Susan Z. Herrick, Ph.D.
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Cellular Respiration - Reference Guides

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