Practice Questions Exam II_16Aug2011(1)

Practice Questions Exam II_16Aug2011(1) - 1. Contrast the...

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1. Contrast the sea star nervous system with the nervous system of the hydra by drawing and labeling the arrangement of nerves and/or nerve net. 2. Describe the basic function of glial cells in the PNS. 3. Compare and contrast the cell mediated and humoral immune response. Include detailed descriptions of the roles of the different cell types involved. 4. What is the role of phagocytosis in opsonization? How is this different than neutralization?
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5. Describe two mechanisms of the innate immune response in insects. 6. What is the role of cytotoxic T cells in the acquired immune response? Do they depend on the presence of helper T cells? What other cells respond to the helper T cells? 7. In the paper by Richmond et al. (2009) it states that the pathogenic fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has a high thermal tolerance of 4-25 ° C with a preferred growth condition of 17-25°C. Describe how this might affect Bd infection in temperate regions (the United States) versus tropical regions (central America)?
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8. Because viruses have the capability to perform _________________ gene
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