The basic secretory unit in a salivary gland is called a(n):
Choose one answer.
b. secretory endpiece
d. gastric gland
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History of Responses:
1. Salivary ducts:
- add electrolytes and water
2. The parotid salivary gland secretes a _ type of saliva.
3. In the human stomach, the portion that is proximal to the duodenum is called:
4. The folds of tissue within the human stomach
Recent studies have suggested that long term intake of excess levels of
vitamin A is associated with increased bone demineralization.
Sterols are absorbed after fatty acids are hydrolyzed
Vitamins serve as enzymatic cofactors and cause biochemic
1. FaceBook attracted fifteen-year-old students who posted outrageous fiction about one of their teachers
stating that the teacher was incompetent and could not teach anyone. What is the most likely result?
-The teacher could successfully sue the teenager
1. The Federal government and states retain some areas as public land. In the state of
Alaska how much of the that state is owned by the government?
-90% of the state
2. The home inspector that you hired informed you that the house you want to buy
The general trend of Americans' attitudes toward the unmarried has been from an attitude of
_ to an attitude of _.
In the United States there appears to have been a broad cultural shift in the values Americans hold
most dear. Th
Primary Literature Review Assignment
1. Article 1 differs from articles 2 and 3 in that it is a reviewed article. Review
articles are often much longer. In review articles, the author is not reporting
on their own experiment. They are reviewing someone el
Image A TEM- the cell is fixed and has dark and light contrasting colors, meaning it
was stained with metal ions.
Image B Light microscopy- The cells were stained using a colored dye.
Image C Light Microscopy- The cells appear to be fixed and they were st
Forage harvesting and
Hay - Forage harvested during
period and preserved by drying.
Retains much of the nutritional value during storage
Objective: reduce moisture
content to 10 12%
Low moisture retards enzymatic and
of a diet
NC STATE UNIVERSITY
Categories based on chemical
physical form and use as a feed.
International Feed Numb
Inorganic components of the diet
Cannot be synthesized or decomposed
by chemical reactions
Total mineral content is called ash
Makes up 3-5% of the body weight
General Mineral Functions
Skeletal formation and m
1. The plasma membrane acts as a barrier in cells of all types to control the
movement of substances into and out of the cell.
a) Explain how the plasma membrane acts as a semi-permeable barrier to various
types of molecules based on its molecular structu
What would you call a class of chemicals that impersonates and tampers with
reproductive hormones? This class of chemicals has been named endocrine disruptors.
Endocrine disruptors have negative effects on both wildlife and humans. For example,
Inside the Cell
Mitochondrion- combines food and sugar to produce ATP ; makes energy for the cell :
plant and animal cells
Nucleus- contains DNA : plant and animal cells
Nucleolus- makes ribosomes
Cytosol- water and proteins s
4. I would expect transformation to occur in the section of the dish labeled S + RL. The
bacteria RL was heated and killed so on its own there would be no growth. Since it is
paired with the S bacteria though, we would expect the bacteria from S to transf
Bb = black coat color
Ee = pigmentation
Pair each color allele with each pigmentation allele
BBEE = 1
BbEE = 2
BBEe = 2
bbEE = 1
BbEe = 4
bbEe = 2
Confidence Intervals (for means)
We can create an interval of reasonable estimates for a population parameter using a single
sample statistic and our knowledge of how statistics are expected to vary (i.e. our
knowledge of the sampling distribution for
Biology: The Study of Life
What Constitutes Life?
One cannot easily define life, but it can be characterized.
o Life is highly organized as compared to inanimate objects and resists entropy.
o Living organisms can assimilate and convert energy for their
What is an adaptation in the liquid content of the moose leg that keeps the leg tissues
functional at extremely cold temperatures?
-Increased concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids
Lipase requires the protein, collapse, to stabilize lipase on the mi
ANS 205 Assignment 1
1. Define the terms- (a) Palmar (b) Plantar (Please consult your textbooks)
a) Palmar the flexor or caudal surface of the thoracic limb
b) Plantar- the caudal surface of the pelvic limb
2. Label all the directional terms that were dis
Match Species with
Why are they
GI structure affects type, rate and
Adaptation: Animals have
form of nutrients absorbed
evolved to accommodate a
Unit 4 Lecture 2
Proteins in Nutrition: Digestion
Protein Digestion: Non - Ruminants
Protein Digestion and Absorption in Non-Ruminants: An
proteins are digested by hydrolysis, denaturization
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Comparative analyses of foregut and hindgut
bacterial communities in hoatzins and cows
Unit 1: Digestive Anatomy and Physiology
Classify animals based on digestive physiology
Compare physiological adaptations among animal species
Contrast the roles of each segment of the GI
Evaluate the relationship between structure and function in each
Unit 2: Cellular and Whole-body Metabolism
Discuss and summarize basic cellular components and organelles
Learn how nutrients are transported and processed at the cellular and system levels
Compare generation of ATP from different macronutrients