Lecture 7: (October 8th 2015)
Autoimmunity could be blood transfusion
If you get the wrong blood fusion transfused to you, your body will look to kill that because that blood is
Primary response: sensitization against the antig
COMBINED M/C QUESTIONS FROM LECTURES
A deranged cellular growth observable in uterine cervical epithelium is.
Which does not lead to atrophy?
C. Lack of blood supply
1. What is the difference between meiosis and mitosis?
Despite Mitosis and Meiosis both being similar in producing daughter cells from a parent
cell, they have many differences than commonly believed There are many differences between
meiosis and mitosis.
CH 18 Endocrine Disorders
Mechanisms of hormone alterations
Changes in amount of biologically active hormone
or production due to dysfunctional gland,
ectopic source of hormone: nonendocrine source which is independent of feedback control
By: Arham Syed
1. What is the difference between an antigen and an antibody? What triggers an
immune response? How does the body differentiate between its own cells and
The immune system is a complex system that is composed of many interac
Possible Midterm Answers *Taken from Lecture Slides and Given Resources*
Accumulatons of Organic Substances are not caused by disorders in which
-cellular capacity to use the substance exceeds the cells capacity to synthesize it.
Which type of n
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TA: Amanda Latchmann
Altered Physiology Tutorial 5
1. Identify and explain two different ways that neurotransmitters are removed from a
synapse. Provide an example for each.
There are two methods in which neurotrans
1. Explain how CA-125 (cancer antigen 125) is used to test for ovarian cancer?
Is this test reliable? Why or why not?
Ca-125 or cancer antigen 125 is a tumor marker, and is a protein that is
produced primarily by ovarian cancer cells. A tumor marker means
What is Hereditary Fructose Intolerance (HFI)? What happens to the enzyme
glycogen phosphorylase in patients who are diagnosed with HFI? Why?
Hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) is a recessive disorder in which a person lacks the
ability to breakdown
1. What is the annual influenza production time line? Why is the "strain selection" during
these specific months?
The influenza disease has affected 10% of the total world population which is
around 500 million people every year (Pasteur, 2003). The World
2 GENES AND GENETIC
Altered Physiology I
Forms somatic cells
cells from diploid cells
Starts at puberty
Ends (for females) at
Altered Phys. Notes
Lecture 1: (September 17, 2015)
What does physiology mean?
Normal function of a living thing, human cell, tissue, organ , system
What is Pathophysiology?
Abnormal function caused by an adverse event/stimulus
The event can be mechan