Biosynthesis of Amino Acids
I. Nitrogen Sources
In order to synthesize amino acids, a source of nitrogen is needed. In animals glutamate and glutamine
play the pivotal roles. The amino group of most of the amino acids comes from
Biosynthesis of Nucleotides
April 23, 2003
Nucleotides play a variety of crucial roles in cells. They are the precursors of DNA and RNA.
Nucleoside triphosphates are carriers of metabolic energy. Lets begin by looking at the de novo
Exam 1 Study Guide for EPID 410 Fall 2016
Introduction to Epidemiology
Understand the differences between endemic, epidemic, and pandemic.=
Be able to define epidemiology.=
Be able to discriminate between an outcome and a determinant.=
Be able to discrimi
Epidemic: the occurrence, in a community or region, of cases of an illness, specific health
related behavior, or other health related events clearly in excess of normal expectations.
- Epidemic goes above normal expectancy
Endemic: the constant
Which of the following is not a method to control for the effects of confounding?
Which of the following best describes confounding?
A third variable, independent from association, that causes an effect (wrong
Which of the following
EPI Quiz 2 Questions
Which of the following reasons might account for place variation in disease?
A cross-sectional study is conducted in South Carolina to determine a mothers age
at the time of her first childs birth. Researchers collect the following da
Which of the following phrases best defines the term "cross-sectional?"
To see if hypnosis could reduce chronic pain, investigators randomly assigned 120
volunteers with osteoarthritis to either hypnosis therapy or a control group. Pain levels were
Module 4 Questions
What does prevalence measure?
A rate is a measure with an element of _ (time) in the denominator.
The major disadvantage of crude rates is that
When calculating incidence, the denominator consists of:
The prevelance of a
Module 8 Questions
Researchers were interested in the association of alcohol use with esophageal cancer.
Researchers recruited 175 patients from the local hospital who had a discharge diagnosis of
esophageal cancer and 350 patients from the same hospital
EPI Module 3 Quiz Questions
In which data source can you find information about the demographic distribution (i.e.,
age, gender, poverty status) of the U.S. population?
U.S. Bureau of the Census
The systematic and continuous gathering of information about
1. Describe purpose of research design in public health
2. Describe all major study designs used in epidemiology
A. randomized control trials:
a. experimental vs. observational
1. observational - descriptive (who, wh
McCall, Moss, Soler 1
Carson McCall, Eric Moss, Josh Soler
19 April 2012
Binge drinking and Risky Sexual Behavior
Over the years, Alcohol use among college students has increased tremendously. This is
not a statement saying that most c