AP_Bio_-_ch_11_Cell_Communication_ques - Cell Communication...

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Cell Communication (Ch 11) 1) Cell-cell communication is not just used by multicellular organisms. Name two unicellular organisms that can communicate with other members of the same species. 2) What are the two major types of cell communication in multicellular organisms, if the cells are not in direct contact with each-other. 3) How are Paracrine and Synaptic signaling similar yet different? 4) What are two ways that cells in direct contact with each-other can communicate? *There are two major types of glands which secrete hormones. Endocrine Glands: secrete into the bloodstream for wide distribution. Exocrine (Paracrine) Glands: secrete to specific targets via ducts. 5) What are the 3 steps that occur when a signal reaches the target cell? *LOOK UP the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1971 @ the Nobel E- museum to supplement your textbook. 6) What is a ligand? 7) If a hormone circulates throughout your entire body, why doesn’t it effect all of your cells? 8) What are the 3 Major types of membrane receptors?
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Martin during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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AP_Bio_-_ch_11_Cell_Communication_ques - Cell Communication...

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