Lesson 02 Assignment - 30/09/2012 BIOLOGY OF HUMAN AGING...

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Lesson 02 Assignment   Correct Answer: False 5. The biomarkers of aging are the tests used to quantify the aging process. Correct Answer: True 6. Match the following animal models of aging with the correct description:  1. Inbred strains  2. Knockout mice 3. C. elegens 4. Transgenic  strains 5. Yeast A. contains the AG1 gene B. useful for cell cycle studies C. key genes added at embryo stage D. lack important genes E. uniform genetic background Correct Answer: A:3, B:5, C:4, D:2, E:1 7. Measurements of people who are 65 years old in 1990 are compared with measurements of people who are  65 years old in 2010. This is an example of a: A. Longitudinal study B. Cross sectional  study C. Time-lag study D. A and C are correct E. B and C are correct
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Correct Answer: E 8. Median life span is defined as: A. the longest life span achieved by a member of the species B. the average age at which death occurs in a population C. the most commonly reported age of death Correct Answer: C 9. Identify some of the factors that have contributed to the increase in the number of elderly in the United States  during the last five decades. Correct 
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course BIOL 155 taught by Professor Agnewrobertlain during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Lesson 02 Assignment - 30/09/2012 BIOLOGY OF HUMAN AGING...

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