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MCAT Kaplan Biology: Chapter 1
Cell Theory
Eukaryotic Cells
Prokaryotic Cells
Organelles
Four Tenets:... 1. All living things are composed of cells... 2. Th…
Contain a true nucleus enclosed in a membrane.
Do not contain a nucleus.
Suspended in semifluid cytosol. In eukaryotic cells they are…
Cell Theory
Four Tenets:... 1. All living things are composed of cells... 2. Th…
Eukaryotic Cells
Contain a true nucleus enclosed in a membrane.
67 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 04
Reproduction
Cell Division
Binary Fission
Somatic Cells
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
- prokaryotes' way of of cell division... - a type of asexual re…
- or called autosomal cells... - everything but the gamete... - con…
Reproduction
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
Cell Division
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
37 terms
MCAT Kaplan Biology Chapter 4
Myelin is produced by ____ in the cent…
Because myelin ______ the conduction o…
Multiple neurons may be bundled togeth…
The cell bodies of neurons of the same…
Myelin is produced by oligodendrocytes in the central nervous…
speeds up; results in the slowing of information transfer.... A…
nerve; sensory, motor, or mixed, which refers to the type(s)…
ganglia
Myelin is produced by ____ in the cent…
Myelin is produced by oligodendrocytes in the central nervous…
Because myelin ______ the conduction o…
speeds up; results in the slowing of information transfer.... A…
63 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology: Chapter 3
Fertilization
Cortical reaction
Dizygotic Twins
Monozygotic Twins
Occurs in the widest part of the fallopian tube, the ampulla.…
Once sperm penetrates egg, this reaction occurs=Ca ion releas…
Fertilization of two different eggs released during one ovula…
Single zygote splits into two. Genome of the offspring are id…
Fertilization
Occurs in the widest part of the fallopian tube, the ampulla.…
Cortical reaction
Once sperm penetrates egg, this reaction occurs=Ca ion releas…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
24 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 02
Enzymes
Substrate
Active site
Lock and Key Theory
- protein catalysts that accelerate reactions... - lower activat…
- the molecule upon which an enzyme acts
- an area on each enzyme to which the substrate bonds to form…
- a model describing the formulation of an enzyme-substrate c…
Enzymes
- protein catalysts that accelerate reactions... - lower activat…
Substrate
- the molecule upon which an enzyme acts
31 terms
MCAT Biology (from Kaplan)
Elastic potential Energy Equation
What are the 4 fundamental tenets of c…
Eukaryotic Cell
Prokaryotic Cell
1) All living things are composed of cells; 2) The cell is ba…
contain true nucleus enclosed in a membrane - can be multicel…
cells that do not contain a nucleus
Elastic potential Energy Equation
What are the 4 fundamental tenets of c…
1) All living things are composed of cells; 2) The cell is ba…
480 terms
MCAT Biology FULL - Kaplan
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
50 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 01
Compound Light Microscope
Phase Contrast Microscope
Electron Microscope
Autoradiography
- requires contrast between cells and cell structures... - contr…
- a type of light microscope... - allows study of living cells... -…
- uses a beam of electrons to allow a thousandfold higher mag…
- uses radioactive molecules to trace and identify cell struc…
Compound Light Microscope
- requires contrast between cells and cell structures... - contr…
Phase Contrast Microscope
- a type of light microscope... - allows study of living cells... -…
45 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 03
Cellular Metabolism
Autotrophic
Heterotrophic
Net reaction of photosynthesis
- the sum total of all chemical reactions that take place in…
- green plants... - convert sunlight into bond energy stored in…
- obtain energy catabolically... - break down organic nutrients…
6CO₂ + 2H₂O + energy --> C₆H₁₂O₆ + 6O₂
Cellular Metabolism
- the sum total of all chemical reactions that take place in…
Autotrophic
- green plants... - convert sunlight into bond energy stored in…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
159 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
Nucleus
Mitochondrion
Lysosomes
Rough ER
contains genetic material necessary for replication of the cell
Location of many metabolic processes (pyruvate dehydrogenase,…
Membrane-bound structures containing hydrolytic enzymes capab…
Interconnected membranous structure with ribosomes studding t…
Nucleus
contains genetic material necessary for replication of the cell
Mitochondrion
Location of many metabolic processes (pyruvate dehydrogenase,…
50 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 01
Compound Light Microscope
Phase Contrast Microscope
Electron Microscope
Autoradiography
- requires contrast between cells and cell structures... - contr…
- a type of light microscope... - allows study of living cells... -…
- uses a beam of electrons to allow a thousandfold higher mag…
- uses radioactive molecules to trace and identify cell struc…
Compound Light Microscope
- requires contrast between cells and cell structures... - contr…
Phase Contrast Microscope
- a type of light microscope... - allows study of living cells... -…
80 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology: Chapter 2
Diploid
Haploid
Cell Cycle
The Cell Cycle Phases
(2n) contain two copies of each chromosome, 46
(n) contain one copy of each chromosome, 23
A series of specific phases in which the cell grows, synthesi…
G1, S, G2, M
Diploid
(2n) contain two copies of each chromosome, 46
Haploid
(n) contain one copy of each chromosome, 23
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
63 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology: Chapter 3
Fertilization
Cortical reaction
Dizygotic Twins
Monozygotic Twins
Occurs in the widest part of the fallopian tube, the ampulla.…
Once sperm penetrates egg, this reaction occurs=Ca ion releas…
Fertilization of two different eggs released during one ovula…
Single zygote splits into two. Genome of the offspring are id…
Fertilization
Occurs in the widest part of the fallopian tube, the ampulla.…
Cortical reaction
Once sperm penetrates egg, this reaction occurs=Ca ion releas…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
11 terms
MCAT Biology: Kaplan (7)
vagus nerve
induction
pathway of respiratory tract
morula
one of twelve cranial nerves that provides parasympathetic si…
influence of group of cells on development of other cells; ac…
nasal vacity --> pharynx --> larynx --> trachea --> bronchi -…
solid ball of cells that develops from the zygote through cle…
vagus nerve
one of twelve cranial nerves that provides parasympathetic si…
induction
influence of group of cells on development of other cells; ac…
56 terms
MCAT Kaplan 2015 Biology Review: Chapter 1
Robert Hooke
Anton Van Leeuwenhooke
Rudolph Virchow
Cell Theory
-Discovered CELLS in 1665... -Observed dead cells with a cork... -U…
-First to view LIVING cells in 1674... -"Living Leeuwenhooke"
-Discovered that diseased cells arise from normal cells
1) All living things are made up of cells... 2) Cells are the ba…
Robert Hooke
-Discovered CELLS in 1665... -Observed dead cells with a cork... -U…
Anton Van Leeuwenhooke
-First to view LIVING cells in 1674... -"Living Leeuwenhooke"
24 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 02
Enzymes
Substrate
Active site
Lock and Key Theory
- protein catalysts that accelerate reactions... - lower activat…
- the molecule upon which an enzyme acts
- an area on each enzyme to which the substrate bonds to form…
- a model describing the formulation of an enzyme-substrate c…
Enzymes
- protein catalysts that accelerate reactions... - lower activat…
Substrate
- the molecule upon which an enzyme acts
480 terms
MCAT Biology FULL - Kaplan
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
67 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 04
Reproduction
Cell Division
Binary Fission
Somatic Cells
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
- prokaryotes' way of of cell division... - a type of asexual re…
- or called autosomal cells... - everything but the gamete... - con…
Reproduction
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
Cell Division
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
45 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 03
Cellular Metabolism
Autotrophic
Heterotrophic
Net reaction of photosynthesis
- the sum total of all chemical reactions that take place in…
- green plants... - convert sunlight into bond energy stored in…
- obtain energy catabolically... - break down organic nutrients…
6CO₂ + 2H₂O + energy --> C₆H₁₂O₆ + 6O₂
Cellular Metabolism
- the sum total of all chemical reactions that take place in…
Autotrophic
- green plants... - convert sunlight into bond energy stored in…
361 terms
MCAT Biology Kaplan Review
Nucleolus
Proton-motive force
Mitochondria
autolysis
Brain of the nucleus, takes up ~25% of the volume of the nucl…
Established by the pumping of protons from the matrix of the…
Semi autonomous (contains own set of genetics). Created from…
Release of hydrolytic enzymes in lysosome, triggering apoptos…
Nucleolus
Brain of the nucleus, takes up ~25% of the volume of the nucl…
Proton-motive force
Established by the pumping of protons from the matrix of the…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
84 terms
Kaplan MCAT 2015 - Biology Chapter 4
Neurons
Cell Body
Soma
Dendrites
A cell that conducts electrical impulses; the functional unit…
Portion of the neuron where the nucleus, endoplasmic reticulu…
Neuron cell body
The portion of a neuron that receives stimuli and conveys the…
Neurons
A cell that conducts electrical impulses; the functional unit…
Cell Body
Portion of the neuron where the nucleus, endoplasmic reticulu…
67 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology 04
Reproduction
Cell Division
Binary Fission
Somatic Cells
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
- prokaryotes' way of of cell division... - a type of asexual re…
- or called autosomal cells... - everything but the gamete... - con…
Reproduction
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
Cell Division
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
15 terms
MCAT Biology: Kaplan (4)
archenteron
inner cell mass
compact bone
chorion
central cavity in gastrula stage of embryological development…
group of cells in a blastocyst (mammalian blastula) that deve…
much more dense that spongy bone; consists of Haversian syste…
outermost extraembryonic membrane; contributes to formation o…
archenteron
central cavity in gastrula stage of embryological development…
inner cell mass
group of cells in a blastocyst (mammalian blastula) that deve…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
16 terms
MCAT Biology: Kaplan (1)
microtubules
parenchyma
cocci
bacilli
composed of tubular; create pathways for motor proteins like…
functional parts of the organ; made of epithelial cells
spherical bacteria
rod-shaped
microtubules
composed of tubular; create pathways for motor proteins like…
parenchyma
functional parts of the organ; made of epithelial cells
15 terms
MCAT Biology: Kaplan (6)
leukocytes
osteoclasts
determinate cleavage
enteropeptidase
white blood cells; neutrophils, basophils, eosinophils, lymph…
cells in bone matrix that are involved in bone degradation
division of cells during embryogenesis in which each cell spe…
converts trypsinogen to trypsin
leukocytes
white blood cells; neutrophils, basophils, eosinophils, lymph…
osteoclasts
cells in bone matrix that are involved in bone degradation
15 terms
MCAT Biology: Kaplan (5)
zona pellucida
pyloric glands
anterior pituitary
prolactin
inner layer of glycoproteins surrounding the oocyte; glycopro…
secrete hormone gastrin to increase gastric acid production
synthesizes and releases many vital hormones, including FSH,…
hormone synthesized and released by anterior pituitary that s…
zona pellucida
inner layer of glycoproteins surrounding the oocyte; glycopro…
pyloric glands
secrete hormone gastrin to increase gastric acid production
15 terms
MCAT Biology: Kaplan (3)
glomerulus
intrinsic factor
testosterone
hypodermis
network of capillaries within Bowman's capsule that serves as…
protein secreted by parietal cells of stomach that is necessa…
secreted by interstitial cells; responsible for embryonic sex…
layer of loose connective tissue below the dermis that binds…
glomerulus
network of capillaries within Bowman's capsule that serves as…
intrinsic factor
protein secreted by parietal cells of stomach that is necessa…
15 terms
MCAT Biology: Kaplan (2)
lysogenic cycle
(cyclins/cyclin-dependent kinases) CDK
spindle apparatus
seminiferous tubules
virus integrates into host genome as provirus or prophage, wh…
cyclins bind to CDKs, phosphorylating and activating transcri…
forms in prophase of mitosis; kinetochore of each chromosome…
houses development of sperm in testes
lysogenic cycle
virus integrates into host genome as provirus or prophage, wh…
(cyclins/cyclin-dependent kinases) CDK
cyclins bind to CDKs, phosphorylating and activating transcri…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
283 terms
MCAT Biology Kaplan
Active Transport
Bacteriophages
Chloroplast
Cytoskeleton
Movement of particles from a region of lower concentration to…
Viruses that can only infect bacteria
The site of photosynthesis in plants. The chloroplast contain…
The cytoskeleton gives the cell mechanical support, maintains…
Active Transport
Movement of particles from a region of lower concentration to…
Bacteriophages
Viruses that can only infect bacteria
89 terms
MCAT Kaplan Biology Chapter 2: Reproduction
Four stages of Cell Cycle
What stages are involved in the INTERP…
what is the longest part of the cell c…
What is G0
G1, S, G2, M
G1, S, G2
Interphase
cell is simply living and serving its function, not prepping…
Four stages of Cell Cycle
G1, S, G2, M
What stages are involved in the INTERP…
G1, S, G2
41 terms
Kaplan MCAT 2015 - Biology 5
Glands
Hormones
Peptide Hormones
Steroid Hormones
Organs that secrete hormones
Chemical Messengers secreted by cells of onepart of the body…
made up of amino acids
hormones derived from cholesterol and produced primarily by t…
Glands
Organs that secrete hormones
Hormones
Chemical Messengers secreted by cells of onepart of the body…
Kaplan MCAT Biology 01
Compound Light Microscope
Phase Contrast Microscope
Electron Microscope
Autoradiography
- requires contrast between cells and cell structures... - contr…
- a type of light microscope... - allows study of living cells... -…
- uses a beam of electrons to allow a thousandfold higher mag…
- uses radioactive molecules to trace and identify cell struc…
Compound Light Microscope
- requires contrast between cells and cell structures... - contr…
Phase Contrast Microscope
- a type of light microscope... - allows study of living cells... -…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
Kaplan MCAT Biology 04
Reproduction
Cell Division
Binary Fission
Somatic Cells
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
- prokaryotes' way of of cell division... - a type of asexual re…
- or called autosomal cells... - everything but the gamete... - con…
Reproduction
- a process by which an organism perpetuates itself and its s…
Cell Division
- a process where a cell doubles its organelles and cytoplasm…
41 terms
Kaplan MCAT 2015 - Biology 5
Glands
Hormones
Peptide Hormones
Steroid Hormones
Organs that secrete hormones
Chemical Messengers secreted by cells of onepart of the body…
made up of amino acids
hormones derived from cholesterol and produced primarily by t…
Glands
Organs that secrete hormones
Hormones
Chemical Messengers secreted by cells of onepart of the body…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
480 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
G1, S, G2, M
Corpus luteum
Repressible system
Intestinal glands
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
A system that is normally "turned on" but can be inactivated…
Secrete maltase, sucrase, lactase, aminopeptidase, dipeptidas…
G1, S, G2, M
What are the four stages of the typical cell cycle?
Corpus luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle after o…
106 terms
Kaplan MCAT Biology
Abductor
Absorption
Acetylcholine
Acrosome
a muscle that moves a limb away from the center of the body
the process by which substances are taken up into or across t…
a neurotransmitter found throughout the nervous system (somat…
the large vesicle at the head of a sperm cell containing enzy…
Abductor
a muscle that moves a limb away from the center of the body
Absorption
the process by which substances are taken up into or across t…
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