Introductory Biology (2005)
by Instructors: Prof. Penny Chisholm Prof. Graham Walker Dr. Julia Khodor Dr. Michelle Mischke
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The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Biological function at the molecular level is particularly emphasized and covers the structure and regulation of genes, as well as, the structure and synthesis of proteins, how these molecules are integrated into cells, and how these cells are integrated into multicellular systems and organisms. In addition, each version of the subject has its own distinctive material. 7.014 focuses on the application of these fundamental principles, toward an understanding of microorganisms as geochemical agents responsible for the evolution and renewal of the biosphere and of their role in human health and disease.
|1||VideoLecture 1: Introduction||Levels of Biological Studies; Levels of Multicellular Organisms; Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells; Origin of Life||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoLecture 2: Biochemistry I||Intro; Cell Composition; Covalent Bond; Chirality; Hydrogen Bond; Carbohydrates -- Overview||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoLecture 3: Biochemistry II||Nucleic Acids -- DNA and RNA; Proteins and Amino Acids; Protein Primary and Secondary Structures I; Ionic Bond and van der Waals (VDW) Interaction; Hydrophobic Effects||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoLecture 4: Biochemistry III||Amino Acids; Protein Primary and Secondary Structure II; Protein Tertiary Structure; Protein Quaternary Structure; Protein Functions; Lipids and Phospholipid Bilayer; Cell Characteristics; Autotrophs and Heterotrophs||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoLecture 5: Biochemistry IV||Intro and Supercooling of Protein; Fermentation; Reactions -- Thermodynamics and Gibbs Free Energy; Coupled Reactions; Activation Energy and Enzymes||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoLecture 6: Biochemistry V||Biological Catalysts; ATP; Redox Reaction; Glycolysis; Pyruvate Conversion||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoLecture 7: Biochemistry VI||Review; Glycolysis and Pyruvate Conversion; Respiration; Forms of Energy and Proton Gradient; Oxidative Phosphorylation; Citric Acid Cycle and the Mitochondrion; Fatty Acid Synthesis from Glycolytic Intermediates; Regulation of Glycolysis||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoLecture 8: Biochemistry VI (cont)||Photosynthesis Release I; Photosynthesis Release II; DNA Overview; Genes; Genetic Material -- Griffith's Experiment; Genetic Material -- Avery's Experiment||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoLecture 9: Molecular Biology I||DNA Content Chargaff's Experiment; DNA Structure Watson and Crick I; DNA Structure Watson and Crick II; Meselson-Stahl Experiment||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoLecture 10: Molecular Biology II; Process of Science||DNA Structure; DNA Replicatio DNA Polymerase; DNA Replicatio Replication Fork; Miscellaneous||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoLecture 11: Molecular Biology III||DNA Replication -- Fidelity; DNA Repair; Cancer; DNA Replication -- Initiation; Information Storage in DNA||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoLecture 12: Molecular Biology IV||DNA to Protein; Messenger RNA (mRNA); Transfer RNA (tRNA) and Codons; Genetic Code; Transcriptional Regulation; Protein Synthesis||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||VideoLecture 13: Molecular Biology IV (cont||The Central Dogma; RNA Viruses and HIV; RNA Splicing; RNA Splicing -- Examples; Ribozyme; Cell Regulatory Decisions; Lactose Metabolism; Lactose Operon and Regulatory Components I||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||VideoLecture 14: Gene Regulation II||Lactose Operon and Regulatory Components II; Promotors; Gene Regulation -- Positive and Negative; Gene Regulation -- Positive Regulation||8/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||VideoLecture 15: Bacterial Genetics||Genetics -- Definitions; Genetics and Biochemical Pathways; Bacteriophage; Mutant Analysis -- Complementation Test; Mutant Analysis -- Recombination Test||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||VideoLecture 16: The Biosphere||Overview of Ecology; Biogeochemistry; Emergent Properties; Organism/Environment Interaction; Molecular Ecology||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|17||VideoLecture 17: Carbon and Energy Metabolism||Carbon and Energy Source Introduction; Autotrophs and the Calvin Cycle; Oxygenic and Anoxygenic Photosynthesis; Chemosynthesis; System for Bacteria; Heterotrophs and Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||VideoLecture 18: Productivity and Food Webs||Primary Productivity; World Net Productivity; Food Web and Energy Transfers; Comparison of Ecosystems||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||VideoLecture 19: Regulation of Productivity||Terrestrial Ecosystems; Biosynthesis and Regeneration; Phytoplankton; Water Column; Lake Ecosystems and Mixing; Ocean Nutrient Renewal; Importance of Nutrients||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||VideoLecture 20: Limiting Factors and Biogeochemical Cycles||Biogeochemical Cycles -- Overview; Geological Cycle; Water Cycle; Global Phosphorous Cycle; Global Nitrogen Cycle; Experiment; Global Carbon Cycle||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|21||VideoLecture 21: Mendelian Genetics||Mendel's Experiments; Mendel's Law of Segregation; Mendel's Test Cross||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|22||VideoLecture 22: Mitosis and Meiosis||Review; Chromosome and Mitosis; Meiosis -- Overview; Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance I; Cell Cycle and Regulation; Movie on Yeast Cell Cycle; Non-Disjunction||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|23||VideoLecture 23: Diploid Genetics||Review; Mendel's Law of Independent Assortment; Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance II; Genetic Recombination and Genetic Maps; Sex Linkage; Human Genetics and Pedigrees||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|24||VideoLecture 24: Recombinant DNA I||Cloning Genes -- Overview; Cloning Genes -- Steps; Restriction Enzymes I; Discovery of Restriction Enzymes; Recombinant DNA -- Libraries I; Cloning by Complementation||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|25||VideoLecture 25: Recombinant DNA II||Gel Electrophoresis and Restriction Maps; DNA Sequencing I; Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|26||VideoLecture 26: Recombinant DNA III||Restriction Enzymes II; Vectors/Plasmids; Discovery of Restriction Enzymes II; Recombinant DNA -- Libraries II; Recombinant DNA for Eukaryotes I; Cloning by Hybridization/Sequence; Cloning by Position||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|27||VideoLecture 27: Recombinant DNA III (cont||DNA Sequencing II; NCBI; PCR Video; Recombinant DNA for Eukaryotes II; Recombinant DNA for Eukaryotes III; Immune System; Adaptive Immune System||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|28||VideoLecture 28: Immunology II||Humoral Versus Cellular Immunity; Antibodies and VDJ Recombination; Clonal Selection, Plasma and Memory Cells; Pathogen Elimination; T Cells; Tolerance of Self Peptides||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|29||VideoLecture 29: Population Growth I||Population Ecology -- Introduction; Measure Abundance; Age Structure; Cohort Life Tables -- Definitions and Analysis; Exponential Population Growth and Stable Age Distribution||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|30||VideoLecture 30: Population Growth II||Human Population Growth I; Logistic Versus Exponential Equation; Time Lag; US Population Study; Global Population Study; Demographic Transition; Carrying Capacity of the Earth||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|31||VideoLecture 31: Population Genetics and Evolution||Life on Earth; Endosymbiosis Theory; Molecular Evolution; Universal Phylogenetic Trees; Molecular Ecology||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|32||VideoLecture 32: Molecular Evolution||In Situ Identification of Micro-organisms; Genomics; Insights Gained from Genomics; Environmental Genomes||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|33||VideoLecture 33: Communities I||Community Ecology; Species Interactions; Competition; Ecological Niche; Competition Experiment; Invasive Species and Competitive Exclusion; Character Displacement||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
|34||VideoLecture 34: Communities II||Evolution -- Interspecific Competition; Predation; Predation and Community Structure||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lecture 35: Communities III (a||--||7/2/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lecture 36: Ecological Applica||--||7/2/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
Portions of these lectures are blanked out due to “copyright concerns”.
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With a large portion of the lectures blanked out due to "copy right concerns" I fail to see the point of an incomplete lecture. Somehow MIT believes they own Biology and we get a half-assed course.
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