MIT Department of Biology
7.013: Introductory Biology - Spring 2005
Instructors: Professor Hazel Sive, Professor Tyler Jacks, Dr. Claudette Gardel
A Book
of
Useful Terms
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These terms will have been defined in
lecture or in your assigned readings.
Use this list as a learning tool to help
solidify your knowledge of essential
Biology jargon.
INTRODUCTION
Cells as the units of life
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Cell
Membrane
Prokaryote
Eukaryote
Cell division
Metabolism
Organelle
Nucleus (-ei)
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DNA
Gene
Genome
Protein
Mutant
Cytoplasm
Mitochondrion (-ia)
Endosymbiont
Protein trafficking
Ribosome
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Endoplasmic reticulum
Golgi
Lysosome
Cytoskeleton
Microfilament
Intermediate filament
Microtubule
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MIT Department of Biology 7.013: Introductory Biology - Spring 2005