Biology 1A: General Biology (Fall 2010)

Course Description

Biology 1A, 001 - General Biology
Fall  2010

Professors: Instructor Richard MALKIN, Robert L. FISCHER, John G. FORTE, Michael MEIGHAN
Description: General introduction to cell structure and function, molecular and organism genetics, animal development, form and function. Intended for students majoring in the biological sciences, but open to all qualified students. Students must take both Biology 1A/1AL and 1B to complete the sequence. Neither is a prerequisite to the other. Biology 1A and 1AL are required to be taken together during the same semester for most students. General Biology 1A is a 3 semester units, three 1-hour lectures per week and one 1-hour discussion section per week. General Biology Lab, Biology 1AL is a 2 semester units, one 90-minute lecture per week and one 3-hour lab section per week.
Prerequisite: Chemistry 1A and 3A (or 112A) with a minimum C- grade. Having previously taken or being concurrently enrolled in Chemistry 3B (or 112B) is recommended.

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Biology 1A: General Biology (Fall 2010)
Snapshot of Lecture 30 - Homeostasis: Respiration
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Video Lectures & Study Materials

# Lecture Play Lecture
1 Lecture 1: Course introduction. Introduction to macromolecules. Protein structure and function Play Video
2 Lecture 2: Structure and function: lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids Play Video
3 Lecture 3: Cell structure and organization - 1 Play Video
4 Lecture 4: Cell structure and organization - 2 Play Video
5 Lecture 5: The structure of biological membranes Play Video
6 Lecture 6: Cellular metabolism and biological catalysts Play Video
7 Lecture 7: Enzyme structure Play Video
8 Lecture 8: Regulation of enzymatic activity Play Video
9 Lecture 9: Introduction to bioenergetics Play Video
10 Lecture 10: Cellular energy production, anaerobic processes Play Video
11 Lecture 11: Cellular energy production, aerobic processes Play Video
12 Lecture 12: Photosynthesis-the light reactions Play Video
13 Lecture 13: Photosynthesis-CO2 fixation and related processes Play Video
14 Lecture 14: How Somatic Cells (Mitosis) and Gametes (Meiosis) Inherit Genomes Play Video
15 Lecture 15: The Laws that Govern the Inheritance of Traits - Segregation of Alleles Play Video
16 Lecture 16: How Genes Organized on Chromosomes, Linkage, Recombination, Mapping Play Video
17 Lecture 17: Genes Are Made Of DNA Play Video
18 Lecture 18: Gene Expression I - DNA is transcribed into RNA Play Video
19 Lecture 19: Gene Expression II, RNA is translated into protein Play Video
20 Lecture 20: Microbes, Viruses, Bacteria, Plasmids, Transposons Play Video
21 Lecture 21: Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes Play Video
22 Lecture 22: Gene Structure and Regulation in Eukaryotes I Play Video
23 Lecture 23: Gene Structure and Regulation in Eukaryotes II Play Video
24 Lecture 24: How To Isolate, Study and Use Genes Play Video
25 Lecture 25: How To Isolate, Study and Use Genes - continued Play Video
26 Lecture 26: Genetic Regulation of Development Play Video
27 Lecture 27: Multi-cellularity: Cell Shape and function, Tissue specialization Play Video
28 Lecture 28: Homeostasis: Digestion and Nutrition Play Video
29 Lecture 29: Homeostasis: Circulation Play Video
30 Lecture 30: Homeostasis: Respiration Play Video
31 Lecture 31: Homeostasis: The bodys defenses - PP Slides begin at 12 1/2 minutes Play Video
32 Lecture 32: Homeostasis: The immune system Play Video
33 Lecture 33: Homeostasis: Osmoregulation Play Video
34 Lecture 34: Integration: Hormones and Chemical Communication Play Video


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