Biology Honors

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_________ is the sum total of all organisms in the biosphere.
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During a DNA sequencing reaction, heating to 96ºC causes the
_________ _____of the base-pairs to break.
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Plants are _________.
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The science of naming, organizing, and classifying organism is called ________.
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a _________ succession is when the primary ecosystem dies off and another ecosystem grows where is originally was located.
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If you look at a microscope slide that has a cross section of a plant stem and see organized bundles of vascular tissue only near the outer surface of the stem, the plant is most likely a _____.
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_______ is a method used to find out the exact order of nucleotide bases that makes up a gene.
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A step in a food chain or food web is calls a ______ ______.
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A group of interbreeding organisms in an area describes a ___________.
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A gene that codes for Bt toxin has been added to the genome of several plant species. These plants will produce toxins that will ___ ____________ trying to eat them.
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A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and dominant communities is called a ______.
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The __________ __________ ____________ states that no two species can occupy the same niche in the same habitat at the same time
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Humans belong to the _______ domain.
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A ____ _____ is the collection of all alleles of all individuals in a population
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A ______ is an artificial vehicle that can carry a DNA fragment into another cell.
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The main indicator plant of the Mojave Desert is the _______.
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_____ is specialized tissue that transports water and nutrients from the roots to the rest of the plant.
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A _______ characteristic is a unique physical trait used to construct a cladogram.
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An ________ species is a species that enters an area where it has not previously lived and out competes a similar native species.
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The parts of the taxonomic classification of an organism that are used as its scientific name are its _______.
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Scientists are studying __________ in their attempts to develop gene therapy methods because retroviruses can be used to insert DNA (such as a therapeutic gene) into a human chromosome.
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Mountain lions and domestic cats are members of the same ______, the same _____, and different ______.
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Discovery of _________ chemicals had a big effect on medicine and happened in the mid-1900s
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Inducing a __________ in the source chromosome is not a common step in a genetically engineering experiment.
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____ ________ is the enzyme that makes a permanent connection in the backbone of a DNA molecule (connecting the sugar of one nucleotide to the phosphate of another nucleotide – called a phosphodiester bond)
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A ________ is a small circular DNA fragment that can be found naturally in many bacteria.
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_________ use is the concept of using resources in a way which does not deplete them.
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Organisms that accumulate the highest concentration of pollutants such as PCB’s are the ________ level consumers
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The _________ __________ is the largest stable population of a particular species that a particular ecosystem can support.
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Classes with similar characteristics are grouped together into a ______.
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____% of the energy in a food chain or food web is passed up through each trophic level
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The scientific breakthrough, “What genes really are, and where variation comes from,” gave us a more complete understanding of how _______ ________ works.
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DNA fragments cut by a restriction enzyme can pair up and join any other DNA fragments cut with the same ___________ ___________.
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A _______ succession is where an ecosystem grows from nothing.
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_______ group kingdoms.
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A ________ ____ shows the sites in a fragment of DNA where particular restriction enzymes cut the DNA
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The discovery of ___ __________ had led most directly to advanced in the identification of suspects in criminal investigations in the identification of genetic diseases.
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The tissue in a plant where most mitosis happens is called ________.
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In order for an area to be called a desert, it needs to have a PET/P ratio of _____ or ______
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A __________ is a model used to represent evolutionary history among species.
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______ only flows in one way
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The six-kingdom organization kingdoms include:
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_______ is the basic need for all life in its interaction with the environment.
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_______ recycle.
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Carbon in the atmosphere is in the form of ______ ________.
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A similar feature that evolved through convergent evolution is called an ____________ ______________.
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_____ ____________ is a process by which many genetically identical cells can be produced.
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A ________ is a heterotroph that obtains energy by eating only decaying plants and animals.
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A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and communities is called a ______.
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A _________ ______ is used to tell how long ago two species diverged.