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GWUBISC 1112Robert P.DonaldsonSpring

BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 34: Tiktaalik, Hagfish, Myllokunmingia

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Cambrian period: 530 million years ago; introduction of vertebrates. 365 million years ago: evolution of limbs in one lineage of vertebrates allowed th
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 25: Chloroplast, Endosymbiont, Cambrian Explosion

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Macroevolution: the broad pattern of evolution above the species level. Ex. emergence of terrestrial vertebrates through a series of speciation events.
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 26: Horizontal Gene Transfer, Olfactory Receptor, Gene Duplication

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Pattern of evolution: observations of evolution"s products over time. Phylogeny: evolutionary history of a species or of a group of species. Systematic
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 42: Superior Vena Cava, As Blood Flows, Cellular Respiration

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Exchange of substances between an animal and its surroundings occurs at the cellular level. Nutrients enter by crossing the plasma membrane. Unicellula
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 41: Jejunum, Positive Feedback, Disaccharide

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Nutrition: food being taken in, taken apart, and taken up. The eat food outside their standard diet when the usual foods. 41. 1: an animal"s diet must
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 28: Alveolate, Symbiogenesis, Heterokont

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Protists: informal name for the diverse, mostly unicellular group of eukaryotes. Protista kingdom name abandoned because various protist lineages are r
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 23: Gene Flow, Genome Size, Homologous Chromosome

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Learn that selection acts on phenotypes to affect gene frequencies. Understand what factors change gene frequencies besides selection. Calculate hardy-
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 40: Superficial Vein, Torpor, Negative Feedback

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A lot of physiological adaptations are focused on increasing surface area. 40. 1: animal form and function are correlated at all levels of organization
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 32: Chordate, Deuterostome, Zygote

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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 22: Blending Inheritance, Feathered Dinosaur, Great Chain Of Being

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The striking ways in which organisms are suited for their environment. Evolution: descent with modification; a change in the genetic composition of a p
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BISC 1112 Chapter Notes - Chapter 24: Speciation, Disruptive Selection, Gene Flow

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Allopatric speciation different forms of sympatric speciation. Evolutionary processes created diversity of life on earth so these processes must be ong
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