Chapter 6 Study Guide

Chapter 6 Study Guide - Chapter 6 Lecture 12 1. Can cells...

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Chapter 6 Lecture 12 1. Can cells talk to one another? 2. Describe the two types of signals for cell-cell communication. The cell that receives the signal is called the ___________. 3. Describe the 4 basic methods for cell-cell communication. 4. Define Autocrine stimulation and Paracrine stimulation . 5. Discuss how gap junctions work, where are they located, why are they important? What is a connexin ? 6. Discuss how contact-dependent signals work. What system is dependent on this type of signal? During which phases would these signals be active? 7. What are CAMs ? Discuss how they work to help cells communicate. 8. What type of signals are cytokines and eicosonoids ? 9. How does the endocrine system communicate with cells? Define hormones . 10. Discuss the role of neurotransmitters in sending signals. What type of cells release neurotransmitters? 11. What are neurohormones ? What type of cell releases them? Once released, how are they transmitted to the rest of the body? What gland helps with this type of hormone release?
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 111 taught by Professor Dr.moon during the Spring '08 term at Harding.

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Chapter 6 Study Guide - Chapter 6 Lecture 12 1. Can cells...

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