BIO 1010, Spring 2000

Exam #2

STUDY GUIDE

Know & understand the steps, purpose, and process of Binary Fision

Know & understand the steps, purpose, and process of Mitosis

Know & understand the steps, purpose, and process of Meiosis

Compare and contrast the two processes

Understand terms (and where they apply) such as

Haploid

Diploid

Tetrad

Non-disjunction

Synapsis

Annuploid

Chromatid .vs. Chromosome

Somatic .vs. Sex cells

Cetromeres

Autosomes

Division \ Replication .vs. Division \ Reduction:

which one applies to which process

Know Mendelain Genetics and the patterns of inheritance such as:

Punnet square

Di-hybrid cross

Dominance / recessive

Alleles

Understand some basic terminology and the process of:

Mass extinction

Extinction vortex

Speciation

Reproductive isolation

Inbreeding

Know the different ways to classify organisms based on:

Morphological (phenotypic) characteristics

Phylogyny (family or ancestral) relationships or history

Phylogenetic Tree

Systematic Binomial Nomenclature (Genus Species) - what does it refer too

Classification scheme or categories (Kingdom, Phyla,…Genus, Species)

Review previous material on Cell structure, Organelles, and Organic compounds