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BIO 181 Lecture 1.2

Lecture 1.2: Searching for Life Overview In this lecture we will study what life is from the people who need to know–those looking for life on other planets. This will also introduce us to elementary principles of scientific thought. Activities … Continue reading

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BIO 181 Lecture 1.1

Lecture 1.1: Introduction to BIO 181 Overview This lecture introduces you to the course philosophy, goals, grading standards and practices, and provides a strategy for success. Activities Download Lecture 1.1 slides. Download and read the syllabus entirely and carefully. Do one … Continue reading

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Lecture 4.5 Competencies and Study Guide

Krebs Cycle, ETC and OXPHOS Vocabulary Pyruvate oxidation Krebs cycle Competencies Describe the discovery of William Harvey. Describe the experiments and discovery of Joseph Priestly. Explain how those discoveries are related to respiration and metabolism. Explain why glycolysis cannot explain … Continue reading

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Lecture 4.4 Competencies and Study Guide

Glycolysis Vocabulary Glycolysis Competencies Express the chemical equation for the complete oxidation of glucose. Explain why burning sugar (and wood) requires oxygen. Outline the main processes associated with oxidation of glucose in metabolic systems. Describe which metabolic processes produce CO2 … Continue reading

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Lecture 4.2 Competencies and Study Guide

Introduction to Metabolism Vocabulary Entropy Free energy Enthalpy Endergoinc Exergonic Competencies State the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Define work and energy. Describe potential and kinetic energy. Define entropy and Gibbs free energy. Explain the relationship between enthalpy, Gibbs … Continue reading

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