AP Biology: 21 Must Know Concepts to Ace the Test (AP Prep Books)

 
9781512083446: AP Biology: 21 Must Know Concepts to Ace the Test (AP Prep Books)

Learn Key AP Biology Concepts in Under an Hour!

Read on your PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet or Kindle device! In AP Biology: 21 Must Know Concepts to Ace the Test, you'll learn many of the most frequently tested concepts for AP Biology, including but not limited to Endosymbiosis, the Hardy Weinberg Equation, and Mendelian Genetics. This book covers not only what these concepts are, but why they is important in the context of AP Biology. These articles were originally posted on the Learnerator blog and were compiled in no particular order. If you feel like you have no idea where to start when it comes to AP Biology prep, read this book to begin understanding 21 key concepts for the AP Biology exam. Grab your copy today.

Here is a preview of what is inside this book:
  • Introduction
  • Abiogenesis
  • Anaerobic Respiration
  • Animal Behavior
  • Cell Organelles
  • Diffusion & Osmosis
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • DNA Replication
  • Endocrine System
  • Endosymbiosis
  • Enzymes
  • Hardy Weinberg Equation
  • Heredity
  • Immune Systems
  • Kingdoms
  • Krebs Cycle
  • Lipids
  • Mendelian Genetics
  • Mitosis and Meiosis
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Scientific Method
  • Transcription and Translation
  • Conclusion
An excerpt from the book:
Anaerobic respiration is how cells make energy when, as you may have guessed from the name, there is no available oxygen. In fact, for this process there is neither oxygen nor mitochondria present. The two processes that allow this to work are those of glycolysis and fermentation. In cellular respiration, what we normally see is glucose breaks down to pyruvate and from this process we net 2 ATP. Next, the pyruvate will go into the mitochondria and enter the Krebs cycle. In the process of being converted to acetyl CoA, CO2 is given off and another 2 ATP are made. This energy is stored in NADH and FADH2. Their electrons move into the electron transport chain which will move to oxygen to transform the product to water. In this, 23-34 ATP are made.
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