What does the formula C6H1206 mean?
There are 12 hydrogen, 6 carbon, and 6 oxygen atoms.
Carbohydrates and proteins are built up from their basic building blocks by the
Removal of a water molecule between each two units.
The study of the heart may incorporate many aspects of anatomy but as a whole you say it is _______ anatomy.
Crenation is likely to occur in blood cells in _________.
a hypertonic solution.
Which of the following is not a factor that binds cells together?
Gylcolipids in the glycocalyx.
Which of these is not part of the dorsal cavity?
Choose the anatomical topic and definition that is not correctly matched.
Cytology: study of the structures in a particular region.
Average body temperature is _____ degrees centigrade.
A phospholipid is usually ________________.
partially polar and partially nonpolar
What is the main, general purpose of negative feedback?
to maintain homeostasis
The parietal pleural would represent a serous membrane
lining the thoracic cavity
The electron microscope has revealed that one of the components within the cell consists of microtubules arranged to form a hollow tube. This structure is a _________.
Select the correct statement about isotopes.
Isotopes of the same element have the same atomic number but differ in the atomic masses.
Which body cavity protects the nervous system?
Place the following in correct sequence from simplest (smallest) to most complex (largest)
In which cavities are the lungs located?
Pleural, ventral, and thoracic
The single most abundant chemical substance of the body, accounting for 60% to 80% of body weight, is _________.
Amino acids joining together to make a peptide is a good example of a _______ reaction.
Which of the following does not describe the ATP molecule?
What is the ratio of fatty acids to glycerol in neutral fats?
A gene can best be defined as ______.
A segment of DNA that carries the instructions for one polypeptide chain.
Some hormones enter cells via ________.
The endomembrane system is __________.
An interactive system of organelles whose membranes are physically or functionally connected.
Atom X has 17 protons. How many electrons are in its valence shell?
Which of the following statements is correct regarding RNA?
Messenger RNA, transfer RNA, and ribosomal RNA play a role in protein sythesis
The plasma membrane is ________.
The phospholipid bilayer surrounding the cell.
If atom X has an atomic number of 74 it would have __________.
74 protons and roughly the same number of neutrons.
Fibrous proteins ____________.
are very stable and insoluble in water.
If the nucleotide or base sequence of the DNA strand used as a template for messenger RNA synthesis is ACTGT, then the sequence of bases in the corresponding mRNA would be _______.
The RNA responsible for bringing the amino acids to the "factory" site for protein formation is _______.
tRNA or RNA
The cavities housing the eyes are called _______ cavities.
Histology would be best defined as a study of
The frontal plane is also called the ________ plane.
Choose the answer that best describes fibrous proteins.
Are very stable and insoluble in water.
Two good examples of a colloid would be Jell-O and
contain acid hydrolases that are potentially dangerous to the cell.
Once solid material is phagocytized and taken into a vacuole, which of the following statements best describes what happens?
A lysosome combines with the vacuole and digests the enclosed solid material
Enzymes called ______ destroy the cell's DNA and cytoskeleton, producing a quick death of the cell.
Which of the following organs or structures
Which of the following constitutes a long chain of simple sugars?
If cells are placed in a hypertonic solution containing a solute to which the membrane is impermeable, what could happen?
the cells will lose water and shrink
What is the posterior side of the patella called?
Select the most correct statement regarding nucleic acids.
DNA is a long, double-stranded molecule made up of A, T, G, and C bases.
A solution that has a pH of 2 could best be described as being
Which of the following is TRUE regarding the concentration of solutions?
molarity is one mole of solute per 1000 ml of solution
Riboswitches are folded RNAs that act as switches to turn protein synthesis on or off in response to ____________.
changes in the environment
The RNA responsible for bringing the amino acids to the "factory" site for protein formation is the
A red blood cell placed in pure water would
swell and burst
Which of these is an inclusion, not an organelle?
___________ is the specific name for the hip region.