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Unformatted text preview: What is hyponatremia? How does it occur during this condition? (3 pts) 4) What is more important in water toxicity…the quantity of water that is consumed or the rate at which it is consumed? Why? (2 pts) A red hot bacterial infection of the intestinal tract irritates the intestinal cells and interferes with digestion. Such a condition is often accompanied by diarrhea, which causes loss of body water. On the basis of what you have learned about osmotic water flow, explain why diarrhea may occur. (2 pts) The normal function of one tumor-suppressor gene normally found in the body is to prevent cells with damaged chromosomes and DNA for "progressing from the G1 to S phase of the cell cycle", whereas another tumor suppressor gene prevents "passage from G2 to M". When these tumor-suppressor genes fail to work, cancer can result. Explain in detail what the phrases in quotations are describing and what goes on into those phases, etc. (3 pts)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EXSS 112 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at University of Indianapolis.
- Fall '07