Lab: Carbon dioxide production by yeasts under different temperatures

Problem: Yeasts undergo aerobic cell respiration if there is sufficient oxygen and releases carbon dioxide as a waste product. Yeasts, like any other cells, have an optimum temperature at which they work most efficiently, including the process of cell respiration. This experiment aims to discover the relation between temperature and the carbon dioxide yield of…

Protist: Study Guide

Plant-like protest (phytoplankton)… contains flagella, are sensitive to light (eyespots), are autotrophic, and responsible for most of the oxygen in the air. Euglenophyta aka Euglena (plant like) No shells Can be photosynthetic but if in darkness long, will become saprophyte Found in stagnant and fresh water Asexual reproduction via binary fission Pellicle Chrysophyta  (diatoms and…

Plant vs. Animal Mitosis

Animal Mitosis Plant Mitosis Have centrioles, centrosomes, and asters No centrioles, centrosomes or aster: No Migration of centrioles. Cell becomes rounded before cell division  No change in shape before cell division Cell division induced by multiple hormone to start cell division; no known specific cell division hormone.   Cell division induced by specific hormone called…

Coronary Artery Disease (Ischemic Heart Disease): Overview & Coronary Artery Disease (Ischemic Heart Disease): Overview & Pathophysiology

Coronary artery disease is a condition  in which fatty deposits (atheroma) accumulate in the cells lining the wall of the coronary arteries. These fatty deposits build up gradually and irregularly in the large branches of the two main coronary arteries which encircle the heart and are the main source of its blood supply. This process…

Dihybrid Cross Practice Problems

Directions: Complete the following Dihybrid Cross problems. Identify the gametes from each parent. Complete a Punnett Square for the cross Identify the genotypes and phenotypes for the potential offspring. Find the phenotypic ratio for the potential offspring. Betta (Chinese/ Siamese fighting fish) Characteristics [Upper Case= Dominant & Lower Case= Recessive] B= Blue Tail                                                         b= black…