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23 Aug M

1

Introduction

pp. 1-15

 

 

ten unifying themes in biology

 

25 Aug W

2

Introduction

pp. 16-25

 

 

the process of science

 

27 Aug F

3

Atomic Structure

pp. 26-33

 

 

subatomic particles, isotopes, energy levels

 

30 Aug M

4

Chemical Bonds I

pp. 33-36

 

 

covalent bonds, ionic bonds

 

1 Sept W

5

Chemical Bonds II

pp. 36-40

 

 

H-bonds, Van der Waals

 

3 Sept F

6

Water, Acids, and Bases

pp. 41-51

 

 

polarity, dissociation, pH, buffers

 

6 Sept M

 

Labor Day No Classes

 

 

 

 

 

8 Sept W

7

Macromolecules

pp. 52-61

 

 

carbon, functional groups of organic compounds

 

10 Sept F

8

Macromolecules

pp. 62-71

 

 

carbohydrates, lipids

 

13 Sept M

9

Macromolecules

pp. 71-86

 

 

Proteins, nucleic acids

 

15 Sept W

10

The Cell

pp. 106-117

 

 

Prokaryotic vs. eukaryotic, plant vs. animal, organelles

 

17 Sept F

 

Exam I: (Lectures 1-9)

 

 

 

 

 

20 Sept M

11

Cellular Organelles; Cell Membrane Structure

pp. 117-126; 135-137

 

 

organelles, membrane structure

 

22 Sept W

12

Cell Membrane Structure

pp. 138-144

 

 

fluid mosaic model

 

24 Sept F

13

Thermodynamics, Equilibrium

pp. 87-90

 

 

metabolism, 1st/2nd law of thermodynamics

 

27 Sept M

14

Free Energy

pp. 91-97

 

 

ATP

 

29 Sept W

15

Catalysis and Enzymes I

pp. 97-100

 

 

activation energy barrier

 

1 Oct F

16

Catalysis and Enzymes II

pp. 101-105

 

 

substrate specificity, feedback

 

4 Oct M

17

Cell Diffusion, Osmosis, and Membrane Transport

pp. 144-154

 

 

permeability, active vs. passive, pumps, exo- and endocytosis

 

6 Oct W

18

Cellular Respiration I

pp. 155-163

 

 

redox reactions, glycolysis

 

8 Oct F

19

Cellular Respiration II and Related Metabolic Processes

pp. 164-175

 

 

krebs cycle, electron transport chain

 

11 Oct M

20

Photosynthesis, 2 Stages

pp. 176-180

 

 

the pathway

 

13 Oct W

21

Photosynthesis, Light Reaction

pp. 181-188

 

 

light reactions and pigments

 

15 Oct F

22

Photosynthesis, Carbon Fixation

pp. 189-196

 

 

Calvin Cycle

 

18 Oct M

 

Exam II: (Lectures 10-21)

 

 

 

Energy Transformations

 

20 Oct W

23

DNA Historical Experiments

pp. 232-233;287-292

 

 

Hershey & Chase; Watson, Crick & Franklin

 

22 Oct F

24

DNA Structure Information Storage

pp. 292-294

 

 

the genetic material

 

25 Oct M

25

DNA Replication Information Transfer I

pp. 294-302

 

 

semi-conservative replication

 

27 Oct W

26

DNA Replication Information Transfer II

 

 

 

main proteins of replication

 

29 Oct F

27

Transcription RNA from a DNA Template

pp. 303-313

 

 

binding, initiation

 

1 Nov M

28

Translation The Genetic Code

pp. 313-321

 

 

tRNA; initiation and elongation

 

3 Nov W

 

Translation Mutation and Synthesis of Proteins, RNA modifications

pp. 321-327

 

 

protein targeting

 

5 Nov F

 

FSU Homecoming NO Classes after 1:10 pm

 

 

 

 

 

8 Nov M

29

Gas Exchange The Respiratory System

pp. 886-897

 

 

gills, trachea, and lungs; lung capacities, partial pressures

 

10 Nov W

30

Exam III: (Lectures 22-28)

 

 

 

Carbon Cycle (Photosynthesis), Molecular Genetics

 

12 Nov F

31

Circulatory Systems

pp. 871-875

 

 

open vs. closed circulatory systems

 

15 Nov M

32

Mammalian Heart

pp. 875-877

 

 

vertebrate blood flow

 

18 Nov W

33

Internal Transport Blood Flow

pp. 877-882; 897-899

 

 

circulatory structures

 

20 Nov F

34

Cell Signaling

pp. 197-204

 

 

transduction, plasma membrane receptors

 

23 Nov M

35

Second Messengers

pp. 204-214

 

 

messengers and cascades

 

25 Nov W

36

Sensory Receptors

pp. 1057-1068;1073-1074

 

 

sensory machinery, olfaction and visual transduction

 

27 Nov F

 

Thanksgiving Holidays No Class

 

 

 

goble, goble

 

29 Nov M

37

Nerve Cell Function

pp. 1022-1038

 

 

neuron structure, types of circuits, action potential

 

1 Dec W

38

CNS and Ion Channel Function

pp. 1038-1056

 

 

cephalization, ion channel proteins

 

3 Dec F

39

Effectors Muscle Contraction

pp. 1078-1089

 

 

locomotion, skeletons, contractile proteins, sliding filament model

 

6 Dec M

7:30-9:30 am

Final Examination (Lectures 1-30 50%) (Lectures 29-39 50%)

 

 

 

Exam IV, Organ Systems and Regulation (50%) Comprehensive Examination (50%)