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  Unit 1 Biochemistry and Cells

 

  1 Introduction to Biochemistry and Cells

Studyroom page 1 Introduction to Biochemistry and Cells

  2 The biological importance of water

Studyroom page 1 The biological importance of water
Studyroom page 2 The roles played by water

  3 Carbohydrates

Studyroom page 1 Carbohydrates
Studyroom page 2 Monosaccharides
Studyroom page 3 Disaccharides
Studyroom page 4 Polysaccarides

  4 Lipids

Studyroom page 1 Lipids
Studyroom page 2 Phospholipids

  5 Proteins

Studyroom page 1 Protein Structure
Studyroom page 2 Levels of Protein Structure

  6 Enzymes

Studyroom page 1 Enzymes
Studyroom page 2 Inhibition
Studyroom page 3 Factors affecting temperature

  7 Cell Structure

Studyroom page 1 Cells
Studyroom page 2 Eukaryotic Cells
Studyroom page 3 Prokaryotic Cells
Studyroom page 4 Differences between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells.

  8 The Plasma Membrane

Studyroom page 1 The Plasma Membrane
Studyroom page 2 Movement across membranes

  9 Investigative Techniques

Studyroom page 1 Magnification and Resolution
Studyroom page 2 Light Microscopy
Studyroom page 3 Electron Microscopy
Studyroom page 4 Size and Magnification
Studyroom page 5 Cell Fractionation

  10 Tests

Studyroom page 1 Carbohydrate Tests
Studyroom page 2 Lipid and Protein Tests
 
 

  Unit 2 Organs and systems

 

  1 Digestion

Studyroom page 1 The human digestive system
Studyroom page 2 Mouth and oesophagus
Studyroom page 3 The stomach
Studyroom page 4 The Small Intestine
Studyroom page 5 The Large Intestine

  2 Gas Exchange

Studyroom page 1 Surface Area to Volume Ratio
Studyroom page 2 Exchange of heat and water
Studyroom page 3 Gas exchange in large organisms
Studyroom page 4 Gas Exchange in fish
Studyroom page 5 Fish Ventilation

  3 Gas Exchange in Mammals

Studyroom page 1 Exchange in mammals
Studyroom page 2 Ventilation in mammals
Studyroom page 3 Lung Volumes

  4 The control of ventilation

Studyroom page 1 The control of ventilation

  5 Circulation

Studyroom page 1 The double circulatory system
Studyroom page 2 The Heart
Studyroom page 3 The Cardiac Cycle
Studyroom page 4 Control of Heart Rate
Studyroom page 5 Blood Vessels

  6 The transport of substances in blood

Studyroom page 1 Substances transported by the blood
Studyroom page 2 Transport of oxygen

  7 Energy and exercise

Studyroom page 1 Energy and exercise

  8 Transport in plants

Studyroom page 1 Transport in plants
Studyroom page 2 Xlyem and Phloem Structure
Studyroom page 3 Water and Mineral Ion Transport
Studyroom page 4 Transport of Sugars
 
 

  Unit 3 Organisms and environments

 

  1 Introduction to Ecology

Studyroom page 1 Introduction to Ecology

  2 Ecological techniques

Studyroom page 1 Ecological Techniques
Studyroom page 2 Random Samples
Studyroom page 3 Systematic Samples
Studyroom page 4 Measuring within quadrats

  3 Nutrient Cycles

Studyroom page 1 Nutrient cycles
Studyroom page 2 Carbon cycle
Studyroom page 3 Nitrogen cycle
 
 

  Unit 4 Genes and genetics

 

  1 Nucleic acids

Studyroom page 1 Nucleotides
Studyroom page 2 Deoxyribonucleic acid
Studyroom page 3 Ribonucleic acid
Studyroom page 4 DNA Replication

  2 The genetic code and protein synthesis

Studyroom page 1 The genetic code
Studyroom page 2 Protein synthesis

  3 From one generation to the next

Studyroom page 1 From one generation to the next

  4 Inheritance

Studyroom page 1 Inheritance - Introduction
Studyroom page 2 Monohybrid Inheritance
Studyroom page 3 Codominance
Studyroom page 4 Sex linkage
Studyroom page 5 Multiple alleles
Studyroom page 6 Dihybrid Inheritance
Studyroom page 7 Epistasis

  5 Selection

Studyroom page 1 Selection - Introduction
Studyroom page 2 Natural selection
Studyroom page 3 Speciation

  6 The cell cycle

Studyroom page 1 The Cell Cycle
Studyroom page 2 Mitosis
Studyroom page 3 Meiosis

  7 Genetic engineering

Studyroom page 1 Gene Transfer
Studyroom page 2 Techniques
Studyroom page 3 Cystic Fibrosis
Studyroom page 4 Transgenic Animals
 
 

  Unit 5 Energetics

 

  1 Respiration

Studyroom page 1 Respiration
Studyroom page 2 Main stages of Respiration
Studyroom page 3 Main stages of Respiration (continued)

  2 Photosynthesis

Studyroom page 1 Photosynthesis
Studyroom page 2 Light Dependent Reactions
Studyroom page 3 Light Independent Reactions
 
 

  Unit 6 Physiology

 

  1 Nervous Communication

Studyroom page 1 Nervous Communication - Introduction
Studyroom page 2 The reflex arc
Studyroom page 3 Comparing the nervous and hormonal systems
Studyroom page 4 The human nervous system
Studyroom page 5 Nerve Cells
Studyroom page 6 The resting potential
Studyroom page 7 The Action Potential
Studyroom page 8 Propagation of action potentials
Studyroom page 9 Synapses

  2 Homeostasis

Studyroom page 1 Homeostasis - Introduction
Studyroom page 2 Homeostasis - Mechanism
Studyroom page 3 Blood glucose regulation
Studyroom page 4 Temperature regulation

  3 Excretion and the kidney

Studyroom page 1 Urea
Studyroom page 2 The kidney
Studyroom page 3 Control of water balance
 
 

  Unit 7 Behaviour, Reproduction and Health

 

  1 Behaviour

Studyroom page 1 Introduction to Behaviour
Studyroom page 2 Innate Behaviours
Studyroom page 3 Taxes and Kineses
Studyroom page 4 Reflex Actions
Studyroom page 5 Learned Behaviour
Studyroom page 6 Courtship
Studyroom page 7 Territorial Behaviour

  2 Human Reproduction

Studyroom page 1 The Menstrual Cycle
Studyroom page 2 Human Reproduction
Studyroom page 3 Contraception
Studyroom page 4 Infertility
Studyroom page 5 Conception
Studyroom page 6 Hormones and pregnancy
Studyroom page 7 The Placenta
Studyroom page 8 Physiological changes in the mother

  3 Human Growth and Ageing

Studyroom page 1 Patterns of Human Growth
Studyroom page 2 Ageing
Studyroom page 3 Population size and structure
Studyroom page 4 Social Conditions
 
 



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