Gene Expression

Strong vocabulary in molecular biology is essential for the new MCAT. Advanced vocabulary can appear in passages. Even if the questions don't necessarily require prior knowledge, it is a big advantage to be able to read the passage comfortably. Use your question slider and MCAT Masters to review terminology from gene expression. Test yourself using the question server. Complete the fundamental terms crossword puzzle. Here is the solution to the puzzle.

Read pp. 29-34 and pp. 36-45 in ExamKrackers Biology I. Perform practice items 25-32 on pg. 35 and practice items 33-40 on pg. 50 (material also here from cellular reproduction).

Review the web resources for gene expression. Kimball's biology pages are good here.

DNA Replication, Repair and Cellular Reproduction

Review terminology from DNA replication and cellular reproduction using the question server. Complete the fundamental terms crossword puzzle. Here is the solution to the puzzle.

Read pp. 46-49 and pp. 55-59 in ExamKrackers Biology I. Perform practice items 33-40 on pg. 50 (material also here from gene expression) and practice items 41-48 on pg. 64 (material also here from genetic recombination and Mendelian genetics).

Review the web resources for gene expression.

Transmission Genetics

Review terminology from Mendelian genetics using the question server. Complete the fundamental terms crossword puzzle. Here is the solution to the puzzle.

Read pp. 60-63 in ExamKrackers Biology I. Perform practice items 41-48 on pg. 64 (material also here from genetic recombination and cellular reproduction).

Review the web resources for Mendelian genetics.

Recombination and Mutation

Practice terminology from genetic recombination and mutation, a very important topic, using the question server. Complete the fundamental terms crossword puzzle. Here is the solution to the puzzle.

Review the web resources for genetic recombination and mutation.

Evolution

Review the terminology for the molecular biology laboratory using the question server. Complete the fundamental terms crossword puzzle. Here is the solution to the puzzle.

Read pp. 1-13 in ExamKrackers Biology II. Perform practice items 1-8 on pg. 14. (This section has treatments of evolution as well as viruses and bacteria).

Human Genetics

Review the basic terms for human genetics using the question server. Complete the fundamental terms crossword puzzle. Here is the solution to the puzzle.

Viruses

Review the terminology for viruses using the question server. Complete the fundamental terms crossword puzzle. Here is the solution to the puzzle.

Read pp. 1-13 in ExamKrackers Biology II. Perform practice items 1-8 on pg. 14. (This section has treatments of evolution as well as viruses and bacteria).

Review the web resources for viruses.

The Molecular Biology Laboratory

Read pp. 89-95 and pp. 107-115 in ExamKrackers Biology I. Perform practice items 73-80 on pg. 96 and practice items 89-96 on pp. 116-117.

Review the web resources for solutions.

Bird's Eye View

Knowledge Mapping

Read the interdisciplinary discussions for Module 11.

Psychology & Sociology

Critical Analysis and Reasoning