Survival and Response

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The ability to respond to stimuli...
...increases the chances of survival for an organism.
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Receptors.
Cells or organisms that detect stimuli by transforming it's energy into some form of energy that can be processed by an organism and lead to a response.
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Kinesis.
Change in the rate of movement (random) in response to a stimulus change.
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Taxes.
Movement along a gradient of intensity e.g. temperature.
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Kenisis and Taxes.
Simple responses that can maintain an organism in a favourable environment e.g. plenty of food.
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Stimulus.
A detectable change in the internal or external environment of an organism that produces a response in the organism.
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Positive phototaxes
Something that moves towards light.
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Negative phototaxes
Something that moves away from light.
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Positve chemotaxes
Bacteria that moves towards a higher concentration of glucose
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Receptors.

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Cells or organisms that detect stimuli by transforming it's energy into some form of energy that can be processed by an organism and lead to a response.

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Kinesis.

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Taxes.

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Kenisis and Taxes.

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