BIOPRELIM2STUDY

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Unformatted text preview: Potential essay questions for prelim 2 1. What is the biological evidence that there are only two sexes: male and female? What is the evidence that there is a continuum? Which position do you favor? 2. What is preimplantation genetic prediction? Describe the procedure used to do Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Do you think that Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg should have suspended his program to use preimplantation genetic prediction to select embryos for eye color? Why or why not? 3. Describe the procedure used to do Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Do you think that Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg should begin a program to use preimplantation genetic prediction to select embryos for intelligence? Why or why not? 4. Describe the procedure used to genetically transform organisms. Do you think that athletes should be able to use genetic engineering to transform themselves with the same alleles that other people inherited naturally? Why or why not? 5. Marshall Nirenberg's essay entitled, "Will society be prepared?" was written in 1967. Discuss his essay in terms of gene therapy and genetic enhancement. 6. What are the advantages and limitations of using DNA evidence in crime scene investigations? STUDY QUESTIONS FROM LECTURES 14.1 Archimedes’ statement, “Give me a place to stand--and I shall move the world” implies the importance of A) an anchor to generate force against. B) tools C) gravity D) electricity E) electrons 14.2 Muscles are anchored to bones by ____________. A) glycogen B) fat C) tendons D) ligaments E) cartilage 14.3 Red blood cells are formed in the A) liver B) heart C) kidney D) bone marrow E) vena cava 14.4. Red blood cell formation in the bone marrow is stimulated by erythropoietin produced by the: A) liver. B) satellite cells. C) kidney. D) fast twitch muscles. E) slow twitch muscles. 14.5 The extracellular matrix of bones is made out of A) calcium B) phosphate C) collagen D) all of the above E) both 1 and 2 14.6 Place the following in order from smaller to bigger: A) actin, sarcomere, muscle fiber, muscle B) sarcomere, muscle fiber, muscle, actin C) muscle, sarcomere, muscle fiber actin D) actin, muscle fiber, sarcomere, muscle E) actin, muscle, muscle fiber, sarcomere 14.7 The energy available from ATP hydrolysis appeared smaller the energy needed for muscle contraction because; A) Muscles do not obey the First Law of Thermodynamics (Szent-Gyorgyi believed it did, but wrong) B) Muscles do not obey the Second Law of Thermodynamics C) The ATP is continuously replenished from creatine phosphate D) The ATP comes from glycolysis only E) The ATP comes from cellular respiration 14.8 The observations that the A band stayed the same size during contraction while the I band became shorter led to the A) sliding filament model B) elastic actin model C) elastic myosin model D) elastic actomyosin model E) I-A model of contraction 14.9. The husband and wife team of Vladimir Engelhardt and Militza Lyubimova violated one of the canons of biochemistry in the 1930s by:...
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