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Biology Bridging Course (UK)


General Overview The Chemistry of Life • Molecules for life • Organic molecules (basic structure of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids and vitamins) • Inorganic compounds (water, minerals, fertilizers) • Molecular make-up (microscopy) • Cell structure & function: role of organelles Animal Tissues and the Support Systems in Animals • Animal tissues • Skeletons • Human skeleton • Functions of the skeleton • Joints • Human locomotion Energy Transformations to Sustain Life • Photosynthesis • Respiration- cellular; aerobic and anaerobic Population Ecology • Population Size • Interactions in the environment (predation, competition, specialisation, parasitism, mutualism, commensalism) • Social organization • Succession • Human population Life at the Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Level: DNA and Meiosis • DNA structure and function • RNA structures and functions • Chromosomes • Translation of information from the DNA molecule into the production of proteins • The differences between mitosis and meiosis and gametes Life at the Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Level: Genetics and Inheritance Genes Inheritance and genetic diseases Biotechnology and Genetic engineering Mutations Mitochondrial DNA

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