HSC Biology: Maintaining a Balance

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HSC Biology: Maintaining a Balance
1 Enzymes
1.1 Role
1.2 Chemical Composition
1.3 Characteristica
1.4 Examples and types of enzymes
1.5 Effect of changes in environment on enzymes
1.6 Components of enzymes and the metabolic pathway
1.7 Enzyme models
2 Homeostasis
2.1 Definition
2.2 Essential components of homeostais
2.3 Role
2.4 Components
2.4.1 Stimulus
2.4.2 Effectors
2.4.3 Receptors
2.4.4 Control centre
2.5 Responses to environmental change
2.6 The role of the nervous system
2.7 The role of the endocrine system
2.8 Responses of endotherms and ectothemrs
3 Blood in mammals
3.1 Transport of substances in blood
3.2 Transport structures
3.3 Components of blood
3.4 Haemoglobin
3.4.1 Adaptive advantages
3.5 Technologies for measuring blood gases
3.6 Donated blood
3.6.1 Reasons
3.6.2 Issues
3.6.3 Products Uses
4 Investigations and scientific procedures
5 Removal of wastes in mammals
5.1 Why wastes must be removed
5.2 Types and forms of waste
5.3 Role of diffusion and osmosis
5.4 Active and passive transport
5.5 The Kidney
5.5.1 Functions
5.5.2 Structure
5.5.3 Regulation of body fluid composition
5.5.4 Renal Dialysis
5.5.5 Role of hormones
5.5.6 Nephron structure and role
5.6 Differences between fish and mammal urine
5.7 Enantiostasis
6 Transport of materials in plants
6.1 Structures
6.2 Mechanisms
6.3 Materials
7 Maintenance of water balance in plants
7.1 Osmoconformers/ Osmoregulators
7.2 Mechanism
7.3 Structure
7.4 Mangroves
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