Proteins_--_Fall_2010

Proteins_--_Fall_2010 - Science Headlines Proteins Grades...

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September 30, 2010 Science Headlines Proteins
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Grades on ISB 202 Exam 1 – Fall 2010 8 13 44 81 88 58 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 <50 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 >90 Frequency Mean = 79.3 Range = 18-100 There are lots more points left to earn, including three exams (300pts), quizzes, and other extra credit options!!
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A jar of my home-made, wild black raspberry jelly goes to anyone who receives a perfect score on any exam!
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Company clones cows to produce human medicines PAUL ELIAS, AP Biotechnology Writer Four cloned calves genetically engineered with human DNA and currently grazing in Iowa could hold the key to creating herds of identical cows that produce medicines in their milk and blood. "Cows are ideal factories," said James Robl, president of Hematech LLC, which hopes to profit from drug- producing bovines. "Cows are big and have a lot of blood and produce a lot of milk.“ Hematech of Sioux Falls, S.D. aims to harvest groups of disease-fighting human proteins -- called "immuno- globulins " -- in cows.
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I. Introduction A. General Info -- from the Greek “proteios” (meaning first place) -- the largest and most diverse of macromolecules -- found in all living organisms -- necessary in diets of most animals (Why not all ?) B. What do they do? 1. Enzymes (1000s in humans) – are proteins that make reactions (rxns) go faster. 2. Hormones – chemical messengers -- turn rxns. on or off 3. Transport – they help move molecules -- a.) through membranes PROTEINS
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Passive transport – does not use energy
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Active transport – uses energy
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Introduction A. General Stuff -- the largest and most diverse of macromolecules -- found in all living organisms -- necessary in diets of most animals (Why not all ?) B. What do they do? 1. Enzymes ( > 1000 in humans) – are proteins that make reactions go faster. 2.
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