Innate immunity is nonspecific and present at birth.
Mucous membranes are a part of innate defense.
According to the animation, B cells interact directly with helper T cells.
Which of the following defense systems would be involved in eliminati
We sometimes are able to generate antibodies (immune system proteins) that bind
to and cover up some of the proteins on the outermost portion of a virus while it is
in the bloodstream. This renders the virus unable to reproduce. Which step of viral
Which of the following characteristics do commensalism, mutualism, and
pathogenicity have in common? Common physical requirements between the
organisms; life cycle coordination between the host and symbiont
Which of the following would be considered a fom
What characteristic of DNA allows two connected DNA polymerases to synthesize
both the leading and lagging strands? DNA is flexible
What is the function of the connector proteins? They link the leading strand
DNA polymerase and the lagging strand DNA poly
What is meant by selective toxicity? Chemotherapeutic agents should act against the pathogen and
not the host.
Why are chemotherapeutic agents that work on the peptidoglycan cell wall of bacteria a good choice of
drug? Humans and other animal hosts lack p
Normal microbiota of the adult vagina consist primarily of Lactobacillus.
A urine sample collected directly from the urinary bladder is sterile
Al Capone contracted syphilis in his youth. By the time he was imprisoned in
Alcatraz, he was suffering from sy
Things to know for the exam:
1. How are cancer cells different from normal cells?
Reproduce themselves exactly (via mitosis)
Stop reproducing at the right time (contact inhibition)
Stick together in the right place
Self-destruct if they are
Predict Question 1: Make a prediction about the basal metabolic rate (BMR) of the remaining rats compared with the BMR
of the normal rat you just measured.
Your answer : b. The hypophysectomized (Hypox)
Stop & Think Questions:
Normally high levels of cortisol would inhibit release of
You correctly answered: c. both ACTH and CRH
Which hormone(s) stimulate(s) the pituitary gland to release ACTH?
You correctly answered: a. C
Predict Question: To measure the amount of plasma glucose in a patient sample
Your answer : a. the glucose concentration of the sample will be measured and the optical density will be extrapolated from
Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance: Introduction to Body Fluids
a. Where are fluids absorbed? Mostly from the gastrointestinal tract.
b. Where are excess fluids and electrolytes lost? Urine, Breath, Sweat, Vomiting, diarrhea
Name four of the
Study Guide: Final Lab
Pre-lab Quiz questions
Review Sheet (HW) Pages: 475-477 (all); 479-480 (#14-20) *NO Teeth Stuff!
Pages: 517-519 (all); 521-522 (#14-20) new book
Produce mucus; found in the submucosa of the small i
THE MOLECULES OF LIFE
Organic Molecules (Carbon chemistry)
organic chemistry = study of carbon
carbon is versatile: it can bond 4 atoms, allowing
carbon skeletons = the framework of carbon
atoms organic molecules
ENG 090 Basic Composition
Instructor: Carol Pepoli
The Earth welcomed us, the human beings for thousands of years ago; however,
our thanks for a habitable place were not given in a positive way. In the writing A Fable
Nowadays we have a competitive world, and because of that we need to do our best in
order to stand out in our society. Although it is not an easy task to be successful, it is not
impossible if we try harder and harder every day. We ne
Microbiology - Article summary #3
Instructor: Matthew Sullivan
An Alternative energy source
Its been a long time since Humanity is consuming renewable energy source.
However, instead of relying on biomass energy such as plants, electrofue
Instructor: Ian Stamps
September 26, 2015
During my analysis throughout the week I came to the conclusion that my time is 75%
balanced, because I can do everything that I need. However, I have some areas that Im
not spending as
Psychology 101 10
Terms and concepts - chapter 5 and 6
1 Learning is a systematic relatively permanent change in behavior that occurs through
2 Behaviorism is a theory of learning that focuses solely on observable b
Article summary #4
Relationship between microbes and the mood
In our currently world, we are surrounding by many microorganism. These
microorganisms are not necessarily pathogenic. For instance, our body is a house for
many different bact
In Tons Mother Tongue, I find that our audience has a huge effect in the way we speak
and express ourselves. I agree, because we speak different languages (formal or
informal), depending on who is listening to us. In order to transmit our poin
Terms and concepts chapter 8 and 10
1. Development is the pattern of continuity and changes in human capabilities that
occur throughout life, involving both growth and decline.
2. Nature is an individuals biological inheritance, e
Label the general class of bone.
Select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
long bone (humerus)
short bone (talus)
flat bone (sternum)
irregular bone (vertebra)
Label the stages of intramembranous ossification.
1) Hematopoiesis refers to the formation of blood cells within the red marrow cavities of certain
2) Compact bone is replaced more often than spongy bone.
3) Bones are classified by wheth
For lecture test next week:
Defintion of anatomy, physiology, histology
Defintion of feedback and examples (positive /negative)
Levels of organization, put in order (atomic, cell, etc.)
Regional terminology (ex. transverse, oblique, superior, inferior)