Proteins_--_SPRING_2011

Proteins_--_SPRING_2011 - February 8, 2011 Feedback on Exam...

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February 8, 2011 Feedback on Exam One Science Headlines ―Proteins‖
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Grades on ISB 202 Exam 1 – Spring 2011 7 21 37 62 105 61 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 <50 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 >90 Frequency Mean = 78.29 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 hand-picked, home-made wild black raspberry jelly goes to anyone who receives a perfect score on any exam! Soooo …… a jar goes to: Katheryn Ford and Ni, Xiaojie
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Aerobic exercise boosts memory Science News February 3, 2011 A year of moderate exercise doesn’t just bulk up muscles — it beefs up the brain, too , a new study finds. A memory center in the brain called the hippocampus shrinks a little bit each year with age , but older adults who walked routinely for a year actually gained hippocampus volume . ….The place where the brain got bigger — the anterior hippocampus — is ―an interesting place,‖ says Kramer, because that’s one of the few places where new nerve cells are born from adult stem cells throughout a person’s life . Researchers don’t yet know whether this cell replenishment is responsible for the volume increase, though.
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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. plans 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.
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