STUDY QUESTIONS for LECTURES 3-5

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STUDY QUESTIONS for Lecture 3-5: BIOLOGICAL CONSTRAINTS in Following the lecture the student should be able to answer the following statements and/or questions: 1. What is cell injury? What are some causes? Is it reversible? 2. What are free radicals? What the important species of oxygen derived free radicals? How do they cause damage to cells? Are they “good or bad”? 3. What are some scavengers or antioxidants (enzymatic vs. non-enzymatic) of oxygen-derived free radicals? What is their mechanism of action on cells? How are cells damaged? 4. Define atrophy, hypertrophy and hyperplasia. Give a specific example of where these could be found. 5. What is necrosis? How does it compare to apoptosis? 6. Define inflammation: What are its main themes? 7. Describe the generation of leukocytes, erythrocytes and platelets from precursor cells. 8. Name the inflammatory cells found in acute inflammation, and their important granule products. Approximately, what percentage of (each) the total leukocytes are they?
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