Friday, October 9, 2009

Cell Review Topics

  • Molecules of Life (Chapter 4):
Carbohydrate
structure
function (within or part of cell)
Lipids
structure - phospholipid
function (cell membranes, storage, insulation)
Proteins
structure - amino acids: 1 2 3 4
function (within or part of cell)

  • Cell Membranes and Transport Across Membranes (Chapter 5)
diffusion and osmosis
hypertonic, isotonic, hypotonic
passive transport / facilitated diffusion
active transport
endo/exocytosis

  • Cells - prokaryotic / eukaryotic (Chapter 5)
endosymbiotic theory

  • Cell Organelles (Chapter 5)
endomembrane system
role of membranes, vesicles, cytoskeleton
function and relationship to other organelles