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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1005SheppardFall

BIOL 1005 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Antimicrobial Resistance, Chromosome, Genetically Modified Organism

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Biotechnology any industrial or commercial use or alteration of organisms, cells, or biological molecules to achieve specific practical goals. Cloning
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Covalent Bond, Hydrogen Bond, Dehydration Reaction

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Molecules containing carbon can form straight chains, branches, or even rings, balls, tubes, and coils. Binds with other carbon atoms, hydrogen, oxygen
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter 5: Chapter 5 BIO Notes

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Fluid mosaic model shows proteins embedded in a fluid lipid bilayer. Carbohydrates on outer surface pf plasma membrane provide protection and facilitat
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter 4: Chapter 4 BIO Notes

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Organelles increase functionality which allows the cells to be bigger in size. Cells are so small that they were not discovered until the 17th century
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Atomic Number, No Charge, Electronegativity

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Matter: any substance in the universe that has mass and occupies space. Atoms: all matter are composed of extremely small particles. Every atom possess
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Donald M.DenbowSpring

BIOL 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 42-47: Sympathetic Nervous System, Somatic Nervous System, Autonomic Nervous System

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Stimulate muscle contraction: store memories, skeletal muscle cells are a. Large multinucleate cells that arise by growth b. Large multinucleate cells
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Living Systems, Systems Biology, Homeostasis

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The study of biology is a point of convergence for the information and tools from all of the natural sciences. Biological systems are the most complex
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1005LipscombFall

BIOL 1005 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Inductive Reasoning, Falsifiability, Neuroscience

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What are the shared properties that make something alive? . All groups of living things share several key characteristics: order, sensitivity or respon
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Hydrolysis, Organic Compound, Cytosol

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Thermodynamics: branch of chemistry concerned with energy changes. Mechanical, energy, heat, sound, electric current, light, and radioactivity. Heat is
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Quorum Sensing, Threonine, Mitogen

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Signaling is defined by the distance from the source to receptor. One cell signals and the target cell uses receptor proteins. Autocrine signaling: cel
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1105Dr. WatkinsonFall

BIOL 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Dna Polymerase Iii Holoenzyme, Dna Gyrase, The Double Helix

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Prokaryotic replication: coli contains a single circular molecule of dna (chromosome) Something to copy- the template, two individual stands of the par
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VIRGINIA TECHBIOL 1106Jack EvansFall

BIOL 1106 Chapter Notes - Chapter 36.2: Root Cap, Root Hair, Suberin

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Roots are adapted for growing underground and absorbing water and solutes. Four regions recognized in developing roots: root cap, the zone of cell divi
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