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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Microbiology
Ch. 2 - Disproving Spontaneous Generation
Ch. 3 - Chemical Principles of Microbiology
Ch. 4 - Water
Ch. 5 - Molecules of Microbiology
Ch. 6 - Cell Membrane & Transport
Ch. 7 - Prokaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 8 - Eukaryotic Cell Structures & Functions
Ch. 9 - Microscopes
Ch. 10 - Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Ch. 11 - Controlling Microbial Growth
Ch. 12 - Microbial Metabolism
Ch. 13 - Photosynthesis
Ch. 15 - DNA Replication
Ch. 16 - Central Dogma & Gene Regulation
Ch. 17 - Microbial Genetics
Ch. 18 - Biotechnology
Ch. 21 - Viruses, Viroids, & Prions
Ch. 22 - Innate Immunity
Ch. 23 - Adaptive Immunity
Ch. 24 - Principles of Disease
Introduction to Energy
Laws of Thermodynamics
Chemical Reactions
Enzyme Activation Energy
Enzyme Binding Factors
Enzyme Inhibition
Introduction to Metabolism
Negative & Positive Feedback
Redox Reactions
Introduction to Aerobic Cellular Respiration
Types of Phosphorylation
Entner-Doudoroff Pathway
Pentose-Phosphate Pathway
Pyruvate Oxidation
Krebs Cycle
Electron Transport Chain
Review of Aerobic Cellular Respiration
Fermentation & Anaerobic Respiration

Concept #1: Introduction to Metabolism

Concept #2: Introduction to Metabolism

Practice: Which of the following terms specifically describes the metabolic process of breaking down large molecules?

a) Catabolism. 

b) Metabolism.

c) Anabolism.

d) Dehydration.

Practice: Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding anabolic pathways?

a) They are used for digesting sugars.

b) They consume energy to build up polymers from monomers.

c) They release energy by breaking down polymers into monomers.

d) They increase the entropy of the organism.