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32. Which of the following statements about specific and nonspecific defenses is FALSE?
A. The skin is an example of a nonspecific defense.
B. Interferon secretion in a viral infection is a specific immune defense mechanism.
C. Defense systems involve recognition of self from nonself.
D. Nonspecific defenses typically act more rapidly than specific defenses.
E. Nonspecific defense mechanisms are typically the body's first line of defense.
33. Which of the following would result from the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase?
A. Stimulation of the postsynaptic membrane would be inhibited.
B. Acetylcholine receptors would be inhibited.
C. Release of neurotransmitter from the presynaptic membrane would be inhibited.
D. Synthesis of neurotransmitter in cells would be inhibited.
E. Breakdown of neurotransmitter in the synapse would be inhibited.
34. Which of the following statements about gustation is FALSE?
A. Microvilli increase the surface area of the taste sensory cells.
B. The receptor proteins are chemoreceptors.
C. Taste sensory cells form synapses with the dendrites of sensory neurons.
D. All animals taste with their tongues.
E. Taste receptors may be either ionotropic or metabotropic. MCDB 1B Midterm Green (2) Version: 2 Page: 5 35. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
A. The acetylcholine receptors are chemically-gated sodium channels.
B. At inhibitory...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course MCDB 1B taught by Professor Weimbs during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08