44 notecards = 11 pages (4 cards per page)
Which statement about enzymes is false?
b. enzymes are composed mostly of protein
Subdivisions of anatomy include which of the following?
d. gross, regional, systemic, surface
Enzymes called ______ destroy the cells DNA and cytoskeleton, producing a quick death of the cell.
What are the posterior side of the patella called?
Which of the following is not true of protein?
c. they appear to be the molecular carriers of the coded hereditary info
In general, the lipids that we refer to as oils have ______.
d. a high degree of unsaturated bonds
The dorsal body cavity is the site of which of the following?
The genetic info is coded in DNA by the ______.
b. sequence of the nucleotides
The single most abundant chemical substance of the body, accounting for 60% to 80% of the body weight, is __________.
c. contain some of the DNA and RNA code necessary for their own function
Which are the survival needs of the body?
d. nutrients, water, atmospheric pressure, oxygen
A red blood cell pack in pure water would _____.
d. swell and burst
A solution that has a pH of 2 could be described as being _______.
Passive membrane transport processes include____.
a. movement of a substance down its concentration gradient
Which of the following is a principle of the mosaic model of the cell membrane structure?
a. phospholipids from a bilayer that is largely impermeable to water-soluble molecules
What is the main, general purpose of negative feedback?
b. to maintain homeostasis
Which of the following is a function of a plasma membrane protein?
b. molecular transport through the membrane
Which of the following is an example of a suspension?
If atom X has an atomic # of 74 it would have which of the following?
c. 74 protons
Which if the following statements is the most correct regarding homeostatic imbalance?
a. it is considered the cause if most diseases
Which of the following imaging devices would best localize a tumor in a person's brain?
Which if the following statements is correct regarding RNA?
a. mRNA, tRNA and rRNA play a role in protein synthesis
Two good examples of colloid would be Jell-O and ____?
Which of the following is true regarding the generation of a membrane potential?
d. when the sodium-potassium pump is activated, potassium is pumped into the cell 2 as fast as the sodium is pumped out, thus causing the membrane potential
The anatomical position is characterized by all of the following except _______.
c. palms turned posteriorly
The study of the heart may incorporate many aspects of anatomy but as a whole you would say it is _____ anatomy.
Which of the following statements is most correct regarding the intracellular chemical signals known as "second messenger"?
c. cyclic AMP and calcium may be 2nd messengers
Select which reactions will usually be irreversible regarding chemical equilibrium in living systems.
a. glucose to CO2 and H2O
What does formula C6H12O6 mean?
b. 12 hydrogen, 6 carbon, 6 oxygen atoms
Cell junctions that promote the coordinated activity of cells by physically binding them together into a cell community including all of the following except______.
A chemical reaction in which bonds are broken is usually associated with ________.
a. release of energy
Which if the following is not considered a factor in influencing a reaction?
Which of the following constitutes a long chain simple sugar?
If the nucleotide or base sequence of the DNA strand used as a template for mRNA synthesis is ACGTT, then what would be the sequence of bases in the corresponding mRNA>
Which if the following describes plasma membrane?
c. the phospholipid bilayer surrounding the cell
Which statement is the most correct regarding transcription/translation?
d. nucleotide sequence in a tRNA codon is an exact copy of the DNA triplet that coded for it except that uracil is substituted for thymine
Which of the following describes the operation of the heart and blood vessels?
d. cardiovascular physiology
Sucrose is a ________.
The parietal pleural would represent a serous membrane ________.
b. lining the thoracic cavity
A structure that is composed of 2 or more tissues would be a(n) _____.
What is a vertical section thru the body, dividing it into anterior and posterior regions called?
Which if the following elements is necessary for proper conduction of nervous impulses?
_____is fat soluble, produced in the skin in exposure to UV radiation, and necessary for normal bone growth and function.
d. vitamin D
If cells are placed in a hypertonic solution containing a solute to which the membrane is impermeable, what could happen?
b. cells will lose water and shrink