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Home of CELLS alive!

A visual tour of cells, bacteria, viruses and their interaction with one another.
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Derived copy of Concepts of Biology

Derived copy of Concepts of Biology | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
Concepts of Biology is intended for the introductory biology course for non-science majors taught at most two- and four-year colleges. The scope, sequence, and level of the program are designed to match typical course syllabi.
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Water

Water | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the properties of water that are critical to maintaining life
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Biological Molecules

Biological Molecules | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the ways in which carbon is critical to life Explain the impact of slight changes in amino acids on organisms Describe the four major types of biological molecules Understand the functions ...
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Active Transport

Active Transport | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Understand how electrochemical gradients affect ions Describe endocytosis, including phagocytosis, pinocytosis, and receptor-mediated endocytosis Understand the process of exocytosis...
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Cell Membrane Passive Transport | Cell Biology - YouTube

Segment from the program Cell Membranes: The Boundaries of Life. To purchase this program please visit http://www.greatpacificmedia.com/
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DNA Replication

DNA Replication | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain the process of DNA replication Explain the importance of telomerase to DNA replication Describe mechanisms of DNA repair
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Translation

Translation | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the different steps in protein synthesis Discuss the role of ribosomes in protein synthesis Describe the genetic code and how the nucleotide sequence determines the amino acid and the protein...
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Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

Circulatory and Respiratory Systems | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the passage of air from the outside environment to the lungs Describe the function of the circulatory system Describe the cardiac cycle Explain how blood flows through the body...
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Citric Acid Cycle and Oxidative Phosphorylation

Citric Acid Cycle and Oxidative Phosphorylation | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the location of the citric acid cycle and oxidative phosphorylation in the cell Describe the overall outcome of the citric acid cycle and oxidative phosphorylation in terms of the products...
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Endocrine System

Endocrine System | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: List the different types of hormones and explain their roles in maintaining homeostasis Explain how hormones work Explain how hormone production is regulated Describe the role of different glands in...
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Musculoskeletal System

Musculoskeletal System | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Discuss the axial and appendicular parts of the skeletal system Explain the role of joints in skeletal movement Explain the role of muscles in locomotion...
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Concepts of Biology

Concepts of Biology | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
Concepts of Biology is intended for the introductory biology course for non-science majors taught at most two- and four-year colleges. The scope, sequence, and level of the program are designed to match typical course syllabi.
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The Building Blocks of Molecules

The Building Blocks of Molecules | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe matter and elements Describe the interrelationship between protons, neutrons, and electrons, and the ways in which electrons can be donated or shared between atoms...
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Passive Transport

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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain why and how passive transport occurs Understand the processes of osmosis and diffusion Define tonicity and describe its relevance to passive transport...
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The Cell Membrane

The Cell Membrane | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Understand the fluid mosaic model of membranes Describe the functions of phospholipids, proteins, and carbohydrates in membranes
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The Structure of DNA

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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the structure of DNA Describe how eukaryotic and prokaryotic DNA is arranged in the cell
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Transcription

Transcription | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain the central dogma Explain the main steps of transcription Describe how eukaryotic mRNA is processed
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How Genes Are Regulated

How Genes Are Regulated | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Discuss why every cell does not express all of its genes Describe how prokaryotic gene expression occurs at the transcriptional level Understand that eukaryotic gene expression occurs at the epigenetic,...
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Glycolysis

Glycolysis | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain how ATP is used by the cell as an energy source Describe the overall result in terms of molecules produced of the breakdown of glucose by glycolysis...
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Homeostasis and Osmoregulation

Homeostasis and Osmoregulation | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain the concept of homeostasis Describe thermoregulation of endothermic and ectothermic animals Explain how the kidneys serve as the main osmoregulatory organs in the human body...
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Nervous System

Nervous System | Human Physiology | Scoop.it
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the form and function of a neuron Describe the basic parts and functions of the central nervous system Describe the basic parts and functions of the peripheral nervous system...
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