USYD

Semester 2, 2018


DISTINCTION BIOL1907 (INCL. PRAC NOTES)/BIOL1007 (EXCL. PRAC NOTES)

23 pages

5,620 words

$34.00

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Description

13 Weeks of Lectures, 2 Lectures per Week

** LECTURE NOTES CORE IS EXACT SAME AS BIOL1007 COURSE, WHAT DIFFERS IS PRACTICAL NOTES AT BOTTOM OF EACH TABLE **

1. Mod 1
- The properties of information and the molecular basis of genetic information.
- Chemical components of DNA, RNA and proteins and how the composition influences their functions and interactions.
- How enzymes act as catalysts
- Mechanisms for nucleic acid synthesis and how cells synthesize genomic DNA before cell division.
- The flow of cellular information from DNA to RNA to protein in terms of the central dogma. How do cells transcribe and translate the genetic code.
- Practical

2. Mod 2
- How do molecules form cells.
- Fluid Mosaic Model
- How do cells communicate.
- How the structure of cells allows them to perform complex functions such as transport of components and movement.
- Photosynthesis and respiration in plants; respiration in animals.
- Features of the different tissues that make up multicellular organisms.
- Osmosis and diffusion.
- Climate Change
- Practical

3. Mod 3
- Ubiquitous and highly diverse microbes: viruses, bacteria, fungi and protists.
- One health
- DNA Cloning
- Plasmids
- Microbes for the production of food, pharmaceuticals and fuel, and to mitigate pollution and climate change.
- Microbes in marine ecology, terrestrial ecology, bioremediation.
- Practical

4. Mod 4
- Interrelationships between morphology, physiology and behaviour
- How biotic and abiotic factors influence population size
- Co occurrence of species mutualism and competition
- Human impact and conservation
- Practical

5. General Notes on Biology

Author

Bri

Campus

USYD, Camperdown/Darlington

Member since

February 2018