CF is usually caused by a defect in which cells make ____ but fail to install them in the plasma membrane.
This organelle functions as protein synthesis & manufacture of cellular membrane.
This organelle becomes secretory vesicles & carry cell products to apical surface for exocytosis, or become lysosomes.
This organelle contains enzymes for intracellular digestion, autophagy, programmed cell death, & glucose mobilization.
_____ are a class of drugs that show the therapeutic relevance of understanding gated membrane channels.
cCalcium Channel Blockers
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5 True/False Questions
_____ prevents channels from opening, thereby relaxing the arteries, relieving angina, & lowering blood pressure. → Saline Layer
This organelle forms axonemes of cilia & flagella, centrioles, basal bodies, & mitotic spindles; enable motility of cell parts; form trackways that direct organelles & macromolecules to their destinations within a cell. → Centrioles
A thick mucus then forms & plugs the ducts of the ____ and prevents it from secreting digestive enzymes into the small intestine, so digestion & nutrition are compromised. → Respiratory Tract
This organelle functions as the organizing center for formation of microtubules of cytoskeleton & mitotic spindle. → Centrosome
The mean life expectancy of people with CF is about ____ years. → Mitochondria