CHAPTER 4 WORKSHEET
1. What is the cause of bubonic plague, and how is it transmitted to humans?
2. What were 3 major outcomes of the cycles of plague in Europe?
3. Describe what happened in Chinatown in 1899-1900.
4. What are the charact
CHAPTER 5 WORKSHEET
1. What is the relationship between catabolism, anabolism and ATP production/usage?
Catabolism is the breakdown of compounds, polymers to monomers, usually this is done with hydrolysis & it
yields energy (ATP), exergon
CHAPTER 16 WORKSHEET
1. What are innate host defenses?
2. List 5 features of skin that promotes its antimicrobial activity.
3. What is the difference between skin and mucosa?
4. What is lysozyme, gastric juice and mucus?
5. Explain how th
CHAPTER 20 WORKSHEET
1. Explain 3 characteristics of antibiotics.
2. What are the common sources of antibiotics?
3. What is selective toxicity?
4. Which of the following is the easiest to destroy: prokaryotes, viruses or eukaryotes?
CHAPTER 1 WORKSHEET
1. Explain 1 way you can make a difference each day.
2. Do you have a back up plan for the future?
3. What is the instructors role for this course?
4. Of the 4 exams, which is open notes and how do you prepare for it?
CHAPTER 14 WORKSHEET
Note that this chapter is not covered in the lecture, yet you are still responsible for the content
1.Define the following terms:
2. How is colonization different from infection?
CHAPTERS 8 & 9 WORKSHEET
1. What are 4 critiques of David Stannard concerning Lieutenant Kings assessment of the Native Hawaiiain
population at the time of contact?
2. What caused the decimation of the Native Hawaiian population once cont
CHAPTER 15 WORKSHEET
1. Can microbes really get through human skin?
2. What about the mucosal layers, can microbes penetrate it?
3. What do we mean by the preferred portal of entry?
4. What is the correlation between microbial number and
Profiles in Chinatown Courage
written by Ruthanne Lum McCunn
From Chinese American Portraits, Chronicle Books of San Francisco, Copyright 1988,
Reprinted by Honolulu Magazine
Li Khai Fai and Kong Tai Heong, husband and wife, fought disease, opium
CHAPTER 13 WORKSHEET
1. List 4 defining features of a virus.
2. How are viruses different from a eukaryote?
3. How are viruses different from prokaryotes?
4. In terms of size, how does a virus compare to actual cells?
5. What do all virus
INTERVIEW: David Stannard
Scholarly books seldom get much public notice. But last April when UH's Social Science
Research Institute published "Before the Horror: The Population of Hawaii on the Eve of
Westem Contact" the book rapidly sold out
CHAPTER 2 WORKSHEET
Much of this is an independent study chapter, it is not covered in class but is found on the exam
1. What is the difference between an element and an atom?
An element is atoms that have the same number of protons and b
CHAPTER 6 WORKSHEET
1. When we talk about bacterial cell growth, what are we most concerned with?
2. What are the 5 general temperature groupings for bacteria?
3. How does pH affects bacterial growth, what is happening at the molecular le
CHAPTER 7 WORKSHEET
1. Explain the following terms:
2. What is the difference between a cidal agent and a static one?
3. Do agents kill microbes outrigh
CHAPTER 12 WORKSHEET
1. List 4 common features of fungi.
2. What is the difference between yeast and molds?
3.What is the most famous yeast, and why is it important to humans?
4. What is the difference between vegetative and aerial hyphae
A biologist whose heresy redraws Earth's
tree of life
By Jeanne McDermott
Freelancer Jeanne McDermott lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She authored The
Killing Winds: The Menace of Biological Warfare (Arbor House, 1987).
Lynn Margulis shows how nature's
CHAPTERS 17 & 18 WORKSHEET
1. What is the difference between innate and specific immunity?
2. What is an antigen?
3. What type of biomolecule makes for a good antigen?
4. What is an epitope/antigenic determinant?
5. What is an antibody?
How a Mysterious Disease Laid Low
By Charles L. Mee Jr.
Smithsonian, February 1990
In the 1300s, a third of the population died of plague brought by fleas,
shocking the medieval world to its foundations
Nursery rhyme "Ring Around the Rosy"
BIOINFORMATICS PROJECT #2-Part 2
J. CRAIG VENTER INSTITUTE
ABBREVIATED FRAMEWORK FOR QUESTIONS AND REACTION PAPER
1. Who is JCG Venter, has he done anything significant?
2. What major research projects are there currently underway at the JCVI?
BIOTECNOLOGY PROJECT 2- Part 3
Be sure to answer the questions found on the query sheet at Laulima
3. Analyzing a DNA Sequence. Using high-throughput methods, scientists are
now able to sequence entire genomes in a very short period of time.
Chapter 16 Study Guide
Essential Concepts and Key Terms
What is signal transduction?
Know the 4 types of extracellular cell signaling
Know different types of signal molecules
What type of molecule can activate intracellular receptors?
Know the three main
Chapter 8 Study Guide
What is Gene Expression?
What is differentiation? What are housekeeping proteins/genes and which cells express them?
What are stem cells? Pluripotent cells? What is cloning and how is it done? How do YOU think the technology
What is semiconservative replication? How do we know this is how DNA replicates?
Keep in mind differences between prokaryotes and eukaryotes.
Know DNA Replication
What is an Ori? How many? Nucleotide composition?
Chapter 5 Study Guide
Essential Concepts and Key Terms
Know the chemical structure of DNA (Also covered in Chapter 2)
(You will not need to draw it)
Structure of nucleotides, components, purines vs pyrimidines, complementary bases, etc.
DNA double helix,