Study Guide, Chapter 11

Study Guide, Chapter 11 - BSCI105, Freshman Connection Fall...

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BSCI105, Freshman Connection Fall 2010 Study Guide #8 I. Cell Communication Vocabulary: Transduction Autocrine Paracrine Endocrine Synaptic Hormone Ligand Receptor G-protein Kinase Second messenger cAMP Adenylyl cyclase DAG IP3 PIP2 Phoshpholipase C Dimer Cascade Phosphorylation Dephosphorylation Key Concept 1: Unicellular organisms communicate to influence the behavior of other cells and mediate cooperative activities such as mating (conjugation) or aggregation. Key Concept 2: Multicellular organisms depend on cellular communication to coordinate numerous processes such as cell division, metabolic regulation, organ size determination, reproduction, and many others. Key Concept 3: Cellular signaling is a basic process involving transmission of a signal by a sending cell and reception of and response to the signal by one or more receiving cells. Key Concept 4: Local signaling through direct contact or secreted molecules influences the signaling cells own behavior (autocrine), or the behavior of neighboring cells
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course BSCI 105 taught by Professor Jensen during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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Study Guide, Chapter 11 - BSCI105, Freshman Connection Fall...

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