AP Bio Study Guide

Big Idea 4

Living systems store, retrieve, transmit, and respond to information essential to life processes.

C: Naturally occurring diversity among and between components within biological systems affects interactions with the environment.

What factors contribute to maintaining the diversity of an ecosystem?

What is the benefit of having multiple copies of an allele or gene?

What are examples of variations within groups of molecules being helpful?

B: Competition and cooperation are important aspects of biological systems.

How do enzymes catalyze reactions?

A: Interactions within biological systems lead to complex properties.

What is the structure and function of the ribosome?

What are the levels of protein structure?

What is the structure and function of proteins?

What is the structure of nucleic acids?