Final Exam BIOL 1103 W CRN 80029 Fall 2021 Instructor: Wedincamp Your

Final Exam BIOL 1103 W CRN 80029
Fall 2021
Instructor: Wedincamp
Your Name:
Essay Questions. Answers should be in your own wording. Do not copy from any source. Your answers will be analyzed using turn-it-in software (anti-plagiarism software). These essay questions cannot be answered in 1 sentence, you must fully answer the questions to receive credit.
Using examples explain how biology can be studied from a microscopic approach to a global approach.
Explain what happens if even one amino acid is substituted for another in a polypeptide chain. Provide a specific example.
In the context of cell biology, what do we mean by form follows function? What are at least two examples of this concept?
Would you describe metabolic pathways as inherently wasteful or inherently economical and why?
Describe the pathway of energy in the light-dependent reactions.
Compare and contrast a human somatic cell to a human gamete.
Explain the advantage that populations of sexually reproducing organisms have over asexually reproducing organisms.
Could an individual with blood type O (genotype ii) be a legitimate child of parents in which one parent had blood type A and the other parent had blood type B? Explain.
Describe the organization of the eukaryotic chromosome.
What is the purpose and benefit of the polymerase chain reaction?