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MCAT
B
B
C
D
B
B
1,393 terms
MCAT
2 microtubule organizing centers
Kinetochores
metastasis
Mitosis
basal body of a flagellum or cilium... centrosome
protein structures located on the centromeres that serve as a…
distant spread of cancerous cells through the bloodstream or…
2 identical cells created from a single cell
2 microtubule organizing centers
basal body of a flagellum or cilium... centrosome
Kinetochores
protein structures located on the centromeres that serve as a…
184 terms
MCAT
strong acids
strong bases
acid + base ->
for a strong base weak acid, where is…
HCl, HBr, HI, H2SO4, HNO3; remember BINS and that HCl and HCl…
Hydroxides or IA + IIA metals; NaOH, LiOH, Ca(OH)2
salt + neutral compound(H20)
1/2 equivalence point
strong acids
HCl, HBr, HI, H2SO4, HNO3; remember BINS and that HCl and HCl…
strong bases
Hydroxides or IA + IIA metals; NaOH, LiOH, Ca(OH)2
315 terms
MCAT
sin0
sin30
sin45
sin60
0
1/2
√2/2
√3/2
sin0
0
sin30
1/2
204 terms
MCAT
Acetic acid
ethanol
ammonium
ammonia
NH3
Acetic acid
ethanol
1,840 terms
MCAT
Cell Theory
magnification
resolution
eyepiece magnification
-all living things composed of cells... -cell=basic functional u…
increase size
differentiate close objects
10x
Cell Theory
-all living things composed of cells... -cell=basic functional u…
magnification
increase size
768 terms
MCAT
Absolute Threshold
Subliminal Stimuli
Weber's Law
Just Noticeable Difference (JND)
Minimum intensity of stimulus needed to detect a particular s…
stimuli below absolute threshold
the ratio of the increment threshold to the background intens…
Threshold at which you're able to notice a change in any sens…
Absolute Threshold
Minimum intensity of stimulus needed to detect a particular s…
Subliminal Stimuli
stimuli below absolute threshold
618 terms
MCAT
Collision Theory of Chemical Kinetics
Arrhenius Equation
Transition State Theory
endergonic
States the rate of reaction is proportional to the number of…
K=Ae^(-E/RT). K=A=T=1/E where K is the rate, A is the frequen…
Theory of reactions that focuses on forming a high energy act…
energy absorbed deltaG = +
Collision Theory of Chemical Kinetics
States the rate of reaction is proportional to the number of…
Arrhenius Equation
K=Ae^(-E/RT). K=A=T=1/E where K is the rate, A is the frequen…
275 terms
MCAT
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
A - mass number - the number on left,…
Z - atomic number - the number on the…
valence electrons
Identify A, X, and Z
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
the number of protons in the nucleus
The electrons farthest from the nucleus, as well as any elect…
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
Identify A, X, and Z
A - mass number - the number on left,…
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
531 terms
MCAT
Health Disparity
Relative Poverty
Social Exclusion
Social Capital
Differences in health and healtcare that occur between groups…
Social inequality in which people are relatively poor compare…
Term referring to how impoverised are often excluded from opp…
Individual's social networks which may confer economic or per…
Health Disparity
Differences in health and healtcare that occur between groups…
Relative Poverty
Social inequality in which people are relatively poor compare…
92 terms
mcat
shadow
where is language processed?
sensory memory (and 3 types)
hypothalamus
speech shadowing - repeat speech immediately after hearing it
linguistic information (production/comprehension) are lateral…
allows individuals to retain sensory impressions after origin…
homeostatic equilibrium - body temperature, hunger, important…
shadow
speech shadowing - repeat speech immediately after hearing it
where is language processed?
linguistic information (production/comprehension) are lateral…
92 terms
mcat
shadow
where is language processed?
sensory memory (and 3 types)
hypothalamus
speech shadowing - repeat speech immediately after hearing it
linguistic information (production/comprehension) are lateral…
allows individuals to retain sensory impressions after origin…
homeostatic equilibrium - body temperature, hunger, important…
shadow
speech shadowing - repeat speech immediately after hearing it
where is language processed?
linguistic information (production/comprehension) are lateral…
171 terms
MCAT
What are the 7 strong acids?
What are the 7 strong bases?
What are the Lewis definitions of Acid…
What are the Bronsted-Lowry definition…
Hydroiodic (HI)... Hydrobromic (HBr)... Hydrochloric (HCl)... Nitric (…
Sodium Hydroixe (NaOH)... Potassium Hydroxide (KOH)... Amide ion (N…
Acid-electron acceptor... Base-electron donor
Acid-Proton donor... Base-Proton acceptor
What are the 7 strong acids?
Hydroiodic (HI)... Hydrobromic (HBr)... Hydrochloric (HCl)... Nitric (…
What are the 7 strong bases?
Sodium Hydroixe (NaOH)... Potassium Hydroxide (KOH)... Amide ion (N…
1,864 terms
MCAT
Myocytes
Cell Theory
Eukaryotic Cells
Prokaryotic Cells
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
Can be unicellular or multi-cellular. They contain a true nuc…
Cell lacking a nuclear membrane and membrane-bound organelles…
Myocytes
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Cell Theory
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
2,000 terms
MCAT
Myocytes
Cell Theory
Eukaryotic Cells
Prokaryotic Cells
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
Can be unicellular or multi-cellular. They contain a true nuc…
Cell lacking a nuclear membrane and membrane-bound organelles…
Myocytes
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Cell Theory
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
60 terms
MCAT
B
B
C
D
B
B
1,546 terms
MCAT
Inertia:
Mass:
Weight:
How is an object's weight determined a…
The tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
The quantitative measure of an object's inertia. An object's…
A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; it…
An object's weight is given by the product of its mass and th…
Inertia:
The tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
Mass:
The quantitative measure of an object's inertia. An object's…
2,000 terms
MCAT
Myocytes
Cell Theory
Eukaryotic Cells
Prokaryotic Cells
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
Can be unicellular or multi-cellular. They contain a true nuc…
Cell lacking a nuclear membrane and membrane-bound organelles…
Myocytes
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Cell Theory
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
1,532 terms
MCAT
Does at person weigh more or less at t…
A person weighs _____ at the top of a…
If the velocity of an orbiting satelli…
Any two masses undergoing free fall ne…
A person weighs less at the equator, because the radius of Ea…
less
There would be no effect on the gravitational force because v…
will have the identical acceleration due to gravity and there…
Does at person weigh more or less at t…
A person weighs less at the equator, because the radius of Ea…
A person weighs _____ at the top of a…
less
1,546 terms
MCAT
Inertia:
Mass:
Weight:
How is an object's weight determined a…
The tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
The quantitative measure of an object's inertia. An object's…
A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; it…
An object's weight is given by the product of its mass and th…
Inertia:
The tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
Mass:
The quantitative measure of an object's inertia. An object's…
1,546 terms
MCAT
Inertia:
Mass:
Weight:
How is an object's weight determined a…
The tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
The quantitative measure of an object's inertia. An object's…
A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; it…
An object's weight is given by the product of its mass and th…
Inertia:
The tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
Mass:
The quantitative measure of an object's inertia. An object's…
MCAT
Positron Emission
Amino Acids Likely to Be Found in INTE…
Pyruvate Decarboxylation (general reac…
Stop Codons: Number of them & name each
proton converted to → NEUTRON + POSITRON
= nonpolar (hydrophobic) AA's ... I.e. valine
↓ glucose uptake = ↓ pyruvate in mitochondria = ↓ rate of pyr…
3 stop codons: UAA, UGA, UAG
Positron Emission
proton converted to → NEUTRON + POSITRON
Amino Acids Likely to Be Found in INTE…
= nonpolar (hydrophobic) AA's ... I.e. valine
87 terms
MCAT
Amino Acids in eukaryotes are (D/L)? A…
Nonpolar Amino Acids
Polar uncharged Amino Acids
Polar charged, acidic Amino Acids
All amino acids in Eukaryotes are L, and all AA's are in S co…
Glycine, Alanine, Phenylalanine, Leusine, Isoleusine, tryptop…
serine, threonine, asparagine, glutamine, tyrosine, cysteine
Aspartic Acid (aspartate), Glutamic Acid (Glutamate)
Amino Acids in eukaryotes are (D/L)? A…
All amino acids in Eukaryotes are L, and all AA's are in S co…
Nonpolar Amino Acids
Glycine, Alanine, Phenylalanine, Leusine, Isoleusine, tryptop…
2,000 terms
MCAT
Myocytes
Cell Theory
Eukaryotic Cells
Prokaryotic Cells
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
Can be unicellular or multi-cellular. They contain a true nuc…
Cell lacking a nuclear membrane and membrane-bound organelles…
Myocytes
Long, tubular cells that develop from myoblasts to form muscl…
Cell Theory
Foundational belief in modern biology that... -All living things…
28 terms
MCAT
Semiconservative Replication
Topoisomerase
Helicase
DNA Primase
2 DNA strands unzip, each is a template for complementary nuc…
A replication enzyme that relaxes supercoiling in the double…
A replication enzyme that disrupts the hydrogen bonds between…
A replication enzyme that makes RNA primer on single stranded…
Semiconservative Replication
2 DNA strands unzip, each is a template for complementary nuc…
Topoisomerase
A replication enzyme that relaxes supercoiling in the double…
535 terms
MCAT
Why is the liquid form of water more d…
What is the purpose of using a boiling…
Torque at the pivot point
Enzyme types
The bent structure of the water molecule and ratio of covalen…
When transitioning from liquid to gas during boiling, the liq…
There is zero torque at the pivot point, since the lever arm…
A: Transferases move functional groups from one molecule to a…
Why is the liquid form of water more d…
The bent structure of the water molecule and ratio of covalen…
What is the purpose of using a boiling…
When transitioning from liquid to gas during boiling, the liq…
36 terms
MCAT
Quantum Numbers
Hund's Rule
Paramagnetic
Diamagnetic
Principle Quantum Number: n ... Azimuthal (Angular Momentum) Qu…
orient unpaired electron spins to align with magnetic field:…
repelled by magnetic field... has only paired electrons
Quantum Numbers
Principle Quantum Number: n ... Azimuthal (Angular Momentum) Qu…
Hund's Rule
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mcat
Constitutional isomer
Stereoisomers
Conformational isomers
Configurational isomers
(or structural) isomers differ in the order in which the atom…
Stereoisomers contain the same functional groups and differ o…
Conformational isomers (or conformers or rotamers) are stereo…
Configurational isomers are stereoisomers that do not readily…
Constitutional isomer
(or structural) isomers differ in the order in which the atom…
Stereoisomers
Stereoisomers contain the same functional groups and differ o…
MCAT
The two amino acids that have chiral s…
All amino acids except this one are in…
These two acidic amino acids contain w…
These three basic amino acids contain…
What are threonine and isoleucine
What is Cystine
The two ___ amino acids Aspartic acid and glutamic acid conta…
The three ____ amino acids are lysine, arginine and histidine…
The two amino acids that have chiral s…
What are threonine and isoleucine
All amino acids except this one are in…
What is Cystine
511 terms
MCAT
efferent, interneurons, afferent
parasympathetic
sympathetic
parasympathetic
types of neurons in the nervous system
branch of the autonomic system that is focused on rest and di…
branch of the autonomic system that is focused on fight or fl…
branch of nervous system that constricts pupils, stimulates f…
efferent, interneurons, afferent
types of neurons in the nervous system
parasympathetic
branch of the autonomic system that is focused on rest and di…
MCAT
Alan Baddeley
Jean Piaget
James-Lange Theory
Canon-Bard Theory
developed a model in an effort to define short-term memory; m…
hypothesized that cognitive development involved forming sche…
suggests that the emotional experience is the result of the p…
the physiological and cognitive aspects of emotion occur simu…
Alan Baddeley
developed a model in an effort to define short-term memory; m…
Jean Piaget
hypothesized that cognitive development involved forming sche…
MCAT
glycine
no change in placement of light rays;…
acyl halide
half lives are unaffected by external…
which amino acid lacks a chiral center
real image
assumption of carbon dating
glycine
which amino acid lacks a chiral center
no change in placement of light rays;…
real image
MCAT
Mitosis
Meiosis
seminiferous tubules
Leydig interstitial cells
2n--> 2n occurs in all dividing cells, homologous chromosomes…
only in sex cells, 2n--> n, homologous chromosomes align on o…
sperm production, highly coiled, Sertoli cells nourih spern.
secrete testosterone and other androgens.
Mitosis
2n--> 2n occurs in all dividing cells, homologous chromosomes…
Meiosis
only in sex cells, 2n--> n, homologous chromosomes align on o…
99 terms
MCAT
Alpha Decay
Beta Decay
Electron Capture
Positron Emission
-Lose helium nucleus... -Change in mass #: -4... -Change in Atomic…
-Neutron becomes proton, electron emitted or positron absorbe…
- Also a form of beta decay -... -Proton becomes neutron, electr…
- Also a form of beta decay -... -Proton becomes neutron, positr…
Alpha Decay
-Lose helium nucleus... -Change in mass #: -4... -Change in Atomic…
Beta Decay
-Neutron becomes proton, electron emitted or positron absorbe…
342 terms
MCAT
Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
Schachter-Singer Theory
James-Lange Theory
Operant Conditioning
Sensorimotor (0,2)- object permanence, circular reactions... Pre…
Arousal and labeling of arousal necessary for emotion (i.e. s…
Stimulus --> Physiological Response --> Emotion
Link behaviors with consequences
Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
Sensorimotor (0,2)- object permanence, circular reactions... Pre…
Schachter-Singer Theory
Arousal and labeling of arousal necessary for emotion (i.e. s…
319 terms
MCAT
avogadros number
combustion reactions produce
combination reactions
decomposition reactions
6.022x10^23 particles
oxide and water
two or more reactants combine to form one product
one reactant breaks down into two or more products
avogadros number
6.022x10^23 particles
combustion reactions produce
oxide and water
134 terms
MCAT
Translational Motion Equations
Fluids
Gases
Translational Motion
...
...
...
...
Translational Motion Equations
...
Fluids
...
480 terms
MCAT
Agonist
Antagonist
Placebo
Catalyst
a chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the recepto…
a drug or compound that opposes the physiological effects of…
an inert substance or dosage form which is identical in appea…
a substance that speeds up a chemical reaction, but is not co…
Agonist
a chemical that binds to a receptor and activates the recepto…
Antagonist
a drug or compound that opposes the physiological effects of…
MCAT
(High/low) quantum number, then high w…
What does the Rutherford model look li…
What is Planck's quantum theory equati…
What does the Bohr model look like?
High
E=hf
(High/low) quantum number, then high w…
High
What does the Rutherford model look li…
MCAT
Formaldehyde
Acetaldehyde
proprionaldehyde
acetone
methanal
ethanal
propanal
propanone
Formaldehyde
methanal
Acetaldehyde
ethanal
190 terms
MCAT
Smooth ER Function
Rough ER (rough b/c of ribosomes)
Destination for cytoplasm proteins
Destination for RER proteins
1. make lipids... 2. metabolize carbs... 3. aid in drug detox
protein synthesis
nucleus, mitochondria, peroxisomes, cytoplasm
1. secreted outside cell... 2. integral proteins... 3. ER, golgi, l…
Smooth ER Function
1. make lipids... 2. metabolize carbs... 3. aid in drug detox
Rough ER (rough b/c of ribosomes)
protein synthesis
MCAT
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
A - mass number - the number on left,…
Z - atomic number - the number on the…
valence electrons
Identify A, X, and Z
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
the number of protons in the nucleus
The electrons farthest from the nucleus, as well as any elect…
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
Identify A, X, and Z
A - mass number - the number on left,…
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
MCAT
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
A - mass number - the number on left,…
Z - atomic number - the number on the…
valence electrons
Identify A, X, and Z
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
the number of protons in the nucleus
The electrons farthest from the nucleus, as well as any elect…
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
Identify A, X, and Z
A - mass number - the number on left,…
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
MCAT
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
A - mass number - the number on left,…
Z - atomic number - the number on the…
valence electrons
Identify A, X, and Z
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
the number of protons in the nucleus
The electrons farthest from the nucleus, as well as any elect…
X - chemical symbol for the element... A…
Identify A, X, and Z
A - mass number - the number on left,…
the number of (protons plus neutrons) in the nucleus
773 terms
MCAT
capicitancce
capacitors in parallel
capacitors in series
AC
only depends on dielectric, area and distance between plates;…
Cp=C1+C2+C3...; same voltage
1/Cp= 1/C1+1/C2...; same current
alternating currents; RMS=Vmax/ rt(2); Avg power = Irms^2*R
capicitancce
only depends on dielectric, area and distance between plates;…
capacitors in parallel
Cp=C1+C2+C3...; same voltage
Mcat
Whats an incomplete octet and which el…
Whats an expanded octet and which atom…
Features of an ionic bond?
Features of covalent bonds?
Stable atomes have less than 8 valence electrons.... Hydrogen,…
Stabe atoms have more than 8 valence electrons... phosphorus(10…
A crystal Lattice structure... Cation(+), Anion(-)... high melting…
low melting and boiling points, insulators (l,aq),
Whats an incomplete octet and which el…
Stable atomes have less than 8 valence electrons.... Hydrogen,…
Whats an expanded octet and which atom…
Stabe atoms have more than 8 valence electrons... phosphorus(10…
428 terms
MCAT
Glial
Schwann
Interleukins
Transduction
CNS
PNS
Cytokines expressed by white blood cells
Transfer DNA via virus
Glial
CNS
Schwann
PNS
111 terms
MCAT
a-helix
b-pleated sheet
1/2 Vmax
Active Site
twisted polypeptides (secondary structure) reinforced by H bo…
polypeptides that lie alongside themselves (secondary structu…
Km/ Michaelis constant
Specific site in which the substrate attached the an enzyme,…
a-helix
twisted polypeptides (secondary structure) reinforced by H bo…
b-pleated sheet
polypeptides that lie alongside themselves (secondary structu…
MCAT
Endoderm
Mesoderm
Ectoderm
Cocktail party effect
1) GI tract epithelia (except mouth and anus)... 2) GI glands (e…
1) Muscle... 2) bone... 3) connective tissue... 4) cardiovascular and…
1) nervous system... 2) pituitary gland... 3) adrenal medulla... 4) co…
When able to discern info relevant to you from unattended sti…
Endoderm
1) GI tract epithelia (except mouth and anus)... 2) GI glands (e…
Mesoderm
1) Muscle... 2) bone... 3) connective tissue... 4) cardiovascular and…
MCAT
BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
A circle in genetics represents
A square in genetics represents
incomplete dominance
...
XX female
XY male
phenotype is mixed
BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
...
A circle in genetics represents
XX female
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