ZOO 145 General Animal Biology

Provide the student with principles of animal biology including

  • Prokaryotes
  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Eukaryotes (Basics of cell Biology):
    • Cell types (Prokaryotes Eukaryotes).
    • Cell organelles
  • Macromolecules:
    • Carbohydrates
    • Lipids
    • Proteins
  • Enzymes and metabolic control
  • Movement of materials into and out of the cell (cellular transport)
  • Cellular respiration (production of energy)
  • Cell division (cell cycle)
    • Mitotic division
    • Meiotic division (and sexual life cycle)
  • Mendel and the gene idea:
    • The chromosomal bases of inheritance
    • First low of Mendel
    • Second low of Mendel
    • The genetic diseases, sex-linked disorders and mutations
  • Molecular Biology (information codes and genes): 
    • DNA and DNA-replication
    • RNA and RNA-transcription
    • From gene to protein (RNA translation)
  • Chemical signals in animals (endocrine system and hormonal regulation).
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