Flashcards in Exam 1 Lecture 2 Deck (27)
What is Reductionism
To break something down into its parts and understand how those parts work individually.
Reducing something into its parts is called __________.
What are the two philosophical approaches to science?
Reductionism and Systems Biology
Putting the pieces of a part together and seeing how they work as a system is called __________.
What is Systems Biology?
Putting the pieces of a part together and seeing how they work as a system.
__________ are a way to organize concepts.
A body of interconnected concepts that are supported by experimental evidence and scientific reasoning is __________.
A Scientific Theory is (more/less) complex than a hypothesis.
__________ are the basic units of life.
All organisms today descended from a simple creature __________ billion years ago.
What is the main fundamental characteristic of evolution that has been preserved?
There are __________ types of chromosomes in humans.
Continuity of life depends on copying of DNA into __________.
A gene is found on a __________.
There are __________ chromosomes in each human cell, half from each parent.
A gene sequence creates a __________.
In cells, information is passed on through the __________, __________ and __________.
Through Generations by DNA, between Cells and between the Environment.
The shape of something affects it's __________.
What are the three domains of life?
Bacteria, archaea and eukarya.
Single-Celled organisms are called __________.
Multicellular Organisms are called __________.
Organisms with (lower/higher) fitness are more likely to pass on their genes to the next generation.
__________ have membrane-bound organelles.
The suffix -karyote means __________.
__________ don't have a true nucleus, but they have a single circular DNA.
What are the four types of Eukarya?