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1 Biology and Its Themes
Inquiring About Life
Concept 1.1 The study of life reveals unifying themes
Concept 1.2 The Core Theme: Evolution accounts for the unity and diversity of life
Concept 1.3 In studying nature, scientists make observations and form and test hypotheses
Concept 1.4 Science benefits from a cooperative approach and diverse viewpoints
Unit 1 THE ROLE OF CHEMISTRY IN BIOLOGY
2 Atoms and Molecules
A Chemical Connection to Biology
Concept 2.1 Matter consists of chemical elements in pure form and in combinations called compounds
Concept 2.2 An elements properties depend on the structure of its atoms
Concept 2.3 The formation and function of molecules depend on chemical bonding between atoms
Concept 2.4 Chemical reactions make and break chemical bonds
3 The Chemistry of Water
The Molecule That Supports All of Life
Concept 3.1 Polar covalent bonds in water molecules result in hydrogen bonding
Concept 3.2 Four emergent properties of water contribute to Earths suitability for life
Concept 3.3 Acidic and basic conditions affect living organisms
4 Carbon: The Basis of Molecular Diversity
Carbon: The Backbone of Life
Concept 4.1 Organic chemistry is the study of carbon compounds
Concept 4.2 Carbon atoms can form diverse molecules by bonding to four other atoms
Concept 4.3 A few chemical groups are key to molecular function
5 Biological Macromolecules and Lipids
The Molecules of Life
Concept 5.1 Macromolecules are polymers, built from monomers
Concept 5.2 Carbohydrates serve as fuel and building material
Concept 5.3 Lipids are a diverse group of hydrophobic molecules
Concept 5.4 Proteins include a diversity of structures, resulting in a wide range of functions
Concept 5.5 Nucleic acids store, transmit, and help express hereditary information
Concept 5.6 Genomics and proteomics have transformed biological inquiry and applications
6 Energy and Life
The Energy of Life
Concept 6.1 An organisms metabolism transforms matter and energy, subject to the laws of thermodynamics
Concept 6.2 The free-energy change of a reaction tells us whether or not the reaction occurs spontaneously
Concept 6.3 ATP powers cellular work by coupling exergonic reactions to endergonic reactions
Concept 6.4 Enzymes speed up metabolic reactions by lowering energy barriers
Concept 6.5 Regulation of enzyme activity helps control metabolism
Unit 2 C...