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B. releases histamine to trigger inflammation
34. B cell
C. secretes cytokines
D. antigen presenting cell
E. cell mediated immunity
35. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT?
A. The basal metabolic rate is the amount of energy required by an individual for all their
activities for one day.
B. A calorie is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1g of water by 1oC.
C. The BMI is calculated by dividing the weight with the square of the height.
D. Fats have a higher calorie content than carbohydrates or proteins.
E. All of the above statements are correct.
36. Which of the following statements about multiple sclerosis is FALSE?
A. It is an autoimmune disease that results from demyelination.
B. Clinical remission can result from redistribution of sodium channels.
C. Diagnosis is by magnetic resonance imaging.
D. It is two to three times more common in men.
E. The relapsing-remitting form is the most common.
37. The portal blood vessels connect the _______ to the _______.
A. hypothalamus; posterior pituitary
B. lymphatic vessels; blood vessels
C. hypothalamus; anterior pituitary
D. small intestine; pancreas
E. pancreas; liver 38. The resting potential of a neuron is produced by __________, whereas the action potential is
due to ______________.
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This test prep was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course MCDB 1B taught by Professor Weimbs during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08