Biology Section 43: Respiration

consumer – Organisms that require an outside source of food for energy.
Adenine – Nitrogenus Base found in DNA and RNA that pairs with Thymine
Dependent variable – The variable that is expected to change IN RESPONSE to another variable. The experimenter has no direct control over this variable, it changes "automatically" if at all.
prokaryote – unicellular organism that lacks a nucleus
radioisotopes – Isotopes that have unstable nuclei and undergo radioactive decay.
Hamilton's rule – when C < r x B
C = cost to the altruistic party
r = genetic relatedness
B = fitness benefit to recipient of altuism
Determines protein primary structure: – amino acid sequence
protein coat – Structure made up of proteins serves as the outer coat of a virus.
39. substrate – Reactant of an enzyme catalyzed reaction; the molecule that gets broken down or built
Identify the entire structure (A,B, and C) 
cognition – The ability of an animal's nervous system to perceive, store, process, and use information gathered by sensory receptors.
Vacuoles that contain the waste products of digestion. – Waste Vacuoles
Exocytosis – the process by which a substance is released from the cell through a vesicle that transports the substance to the cell surface and then fuses with the membrane to let the substance out
true breeding – term used to describe organisms that produce offspring identical to themselves if allowed to self-pollinate
stages of mitosis – Interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase
oval – leaf that is egg shaped
Identify the entire structure (A,B, аnd C) 
p53 and/or Arf – This safety mechanism is often inactivated in cancer cells by mutations in what?
symbiotic relationship – a close relationship between two organisms of different species
What function does the iris have in the eye? – It controls how much light goes into the eye.

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