SI session Nov. 8 Ch. 14

SI session Nov. 8 Ch. 14 - Kaiser Imam November 8 2007 BIOL...

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Kaiser Imam November 8, 2007 BIOL 215 SI Session Chapter 14 Chapter 14: Signal Transduction 1. A substance that fits into a specific binding site on a receptor protein is called a __________. 2. Another name for this type of molecule is a _________________________ because it binds to the __________________ surface of the cell to start the signal transduction pathway. 3. A ___________________________ is a substance produced inside the cell after the binding of a ligand to carry on the signal transduction pathway. 4. __________________ signals are molecules that are released into the bloodstream to reach far away target cells. A general example of this type of signal includes _________________. 5. _________________ are signals secreted by cells into their immediate area to communicate with nearby cells. Another name for this type of signaling is _________________________. 6. The _________________ glands, located on top of the ___________________, produce the hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine. 7. The enzyme that breaks down glycogen in the liver is called __________________________. 8. What are the two main reasons cells utilize signal transduction pathways? 1) 2) 9. What is the significance of Earl Sutherland’s 1956 experiment on signal transduction pathways? Describe the procedure of the experiment. 1
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10. Describe the effects of epinephrine on the following types of tissue: a) Cardiovascular tissue b) Adipose cells c) Muscle and liver cells 11. Why does epinephrine have different effects on different cell types? 12. List the four general steps of signal transduction pathways:
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