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Biology Study GuideFEATURES:- Fully illustrated- Written in clear, concise format. - Detailed description on cell components and biochemical processes. - Mendelian Genetics and Molecular biology - Human Anatomy and Physiology - Plants - Chemical Review - Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms. - Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases- Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. - Add bookmarks - Use your down time to prepare for an exam. - Always have the guide available for a quick reference. TABLE OF CONTENTS:Chapters: I. Cells, Types, Components, Viruses II. Cell Reproduction III. Mendelian Genetics IV. Molecular Biology V. Human Anatomy VI. Plants and EcologyAppendices: General Index Chemical Review Biomolecules Lab Techniques Basic Ecology Glossary Invasive Species GlossaryI. CellCell: Cell membrane Cytoskeleton Genetic material Organelles Prokaryotic cells Eukaryotic cells Growth and metabolism Creation of new cells Protein synthesis Origins of cells HistoryTypes of Cells: Prokaryotes Bacteria Groups Gram-positive Gram-negative Cyanobacteria Archaea Eukaryotes Comparison of eukaryotic and procariotic cells Plant Cells Comparison of animal and plant cellsBacterial cell structure: Cell envelope Cytoplasmic membrane Surface structures Intracellular structures EndosporesCell Components: Cell wall Cell membrane Chloroplast Cilium Centriole Centrosome Glyoxysome Cytoplasm Cytoskeleton Endoplasmic reticulum Flagellum Golgi apparatus Lysosome Melanosome Mitochondria Mitotic spindle Nucleus Nucleolus Peroxisome Plasmodesmata Plastid Ribosome Vacuole VesicleCellular Respiration: Aerobic respiration Theoretical yields Anaerobic respiration Fermentation ATPMitochondria: Functions Oxidative phosphorylation Oxidative decarboxylation Electron transport Mitochondrial DNA Reproduction OriginCell Membrane: Phospholipids Cholesterol Diffusion Osmosis Electrochemical gradient Membrane permeability Passive transport Facilitated diffusion Ion channel Active transport The ATP-Dependent Na/K Pump V-ATPase Exocytosis Endocytosis Cell wall Cell envelope Chitin PeptidoglycanViruses: Discovery Origins Classification Structure Replication Lifeform debate Viruses and disease Applications EtymologyII. Cell ReproductionCell division: Prokaryotic binary fission Bacterial conjugation Eukaryotic Cell Cycle Mitosis: Prophase Prometaphase Metaphase Anaphase Telophase Cytokinesis Meiosis Genetic recombination Chromosomal crossover Fertilization Cell Cycle Regulation Apoptosis CancerIII. Mendelian GeneticsIntroduction Phenotype Mendel's Law of Segregation (First Law) Mendel's law of independent assortment (Second Law) Background Mendelian mutationIV. Molecular BiologyGenome: Gene Chromosomes Homologous chromosomes Karyotype Locus Chromatin: Euchromatin Heterochromatin Histone Nucleosome Somatic Cell Gametes: Ovum Sperm Human Genome Mutation Plasmids

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