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398 terms
PCAT
supersaturated solution
DeBroglie equation
NaCl pH
law of multiple proportions
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
7 neutral salt
same 2 elements but different ratios
supersaturated solution
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
DeBroglie equation
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
398 terms
PCAT
supersaturated solution
DeBroglie equation
NaCl pH
law of multiple proportions
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
7 neutral salt
same 2 elements but different ratios
supersaturated solution
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
DeBroglie equation
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
39 terms
Pcat
mnemonic ... moving decimals
directly proportional graph
exponential relationship graph
Inversely proportional relationship gr…
L.A.R.S... Left Add, Right Subtract
y=nx... Dividing one by the other gives a CONSTANT value
y=x^n... as the values on the x-axis increase, the y-axis values…
y=1/x^n... A relationship in which 2 quantities have a constant…
mnemonic ... moving decimals
L.A.R.S... Left Add, Right Subtract
directly proportional graph
y=nx... Dividing one by the other gives a CONSTANT value
398 terms
PCAT
supersaturated solution
DeBroglie equation
NaCl pH
law of multiple proportions
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
7 neutral salt
same 2 elements but different ratios
supersaturated solution
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
DeBroglie equation
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
398 terms
PCAT
supersaturated solution
DeBroglie equation
NaCl pH
law of multiple proportions
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
7 neutral salt
same 2 elements but different ratios
supersaturated solution
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
DeBroglie equation
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
398 terms
PCAT
supersaturated solution
DeBroglie equation
NaCl pH
law of multiple proportions
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
7 neutral salt
same 2 elements but different ratios
supersaturated solution
the addition of a small crystal initiates crystallization
DeBroglie equation
that all matter has both wave and particle characteristics
36 terms
PCAT
Integumentary system
Citric acid cycle
Chelate
Blood type genes
-Provides Vitamin D Synthesis... -The integumentary system consi…
1. Citrate Synthetase... 2. Aconitase... 3. Isocitrate Dehydrogenas…
A chelate is a chemical compound composed of a metal ion and…
In the case of the ABO gene, A and B are dominant over O. Not…
Integumentary system
-Provides Vitamin D Synthesis... -The integumentary system consi…
Citric acid cycle
1. Citrate Synthetase... 2. Aconitase... 3. Isocitrate Dehydrogenas…
55 terms
Pcat Calculus
What is the definition of a limit?
What is the constant rule?
What is the power rule?
What is the constant multiple rule?
What is the definition of a limit?
What is the constant rule?
33 terms
PCAT CHEMISTRY
law of mass action
an equilibrium mixture of reactants an…
an equilibrium mixture of reactants an…
an equilibrium mixture of products and…
if Keq >> 1,
if Keq << 1
if Keq is close to 1
law of mass action
an equilibrium mixture of reactants an…
if Keq >> 1,
188 terms
PCAT: Chemistry
Atomic number (z)
mass number (a)
number of neutrons
for a neutral atom
number of protons in the nucleus
number of protons plus the number of neutrons
mass number minus the atomic number
mass number equals number of protons equals number of electrons
Atomic number (z)
number of protons in the nucleus
mass number (a)
number of protons plus the number of neutrons
189 terms
PCAT bio
fat soluble vitamins
water soluble vitamins
vitamin K
E. coli
A, D, E, K: excreted slowly and are stored in fat and organs;…
B, C: excreted efficiently
fat soluble vitamin responsible for blood clotting
this bacteria indicates the presence of human or animal waste…
fat soluble vitamins
A, D, E, K: excreted slowly and are stored in fat and organs;…
water soluble vitamins
B, C: excreted efficiently
257 terms
PCAT Biology
What is cell theory?
List the organelles of the cell
List the six kingdoms of living things
What are the differences between eukar…
-All Living things are composed of cells... - Cell is the basic…
nucleus, ribosomes, Golgi apparatus, vesicles, vacuoles, lyso…
Bacteria, Archaea, Protists, Fungi, Plantae, Animalia
Prokaryotic cells lack membrane bound nuclei, while eukaryote…
What is cell theory?
-All Living things are composed of cells... - Cell is the basic…
List the organelles of the cell
nucleus, ribosomes, Golgi apparatus, vesicles, vacuoles, lyso…
63 terms
Pcat Calculus
What is the definition of a limit?
What is the constant rule?
What is the power rule?
What is the constant multiple rule?
What is the definition of a limit?
What is the constant rule?
570 terms
PCAT Vocab
Assuage
Anodyne
Balm
Emollient
To make less severe, ease, relieve
something that calms or soothes pain
soothing, healing influence
having soothing qualities, especially for skin
Assuage
To make less severe, ease, relieve
Anodyne
something that calms or soothes pain
127 terms
PCAT Prep
Illusion : Reality :: Perjury :... A. Fa…
Optimism : Enthusiasm :: Enticement :…
Coarse : Silky :: Banal :... A. Filthy... B…
Repress : Indulge :: Confine :... A. Con…
Correct Answer: B... Explanation: Reality is the opposite of ill…
Correct Answer: D... Explanation: Optimism and enthusiasm are po…
Correct Answer: B... Explanation: Coarse and silky are opposite…
Correct Answer: B... Explanation: Repressing or confining someth…
Illusion : Reality :: Perjury :... A. Fa…
Correct Answer: B... Explanation: Reality is the opposite of ill…
Optimism : Enthusiasm :: Enticement :…
Correct Answer: D... Explanation: Optimism and enthusiasm are po…
34 terms
chemistry-pcat
zwitterion
proteins
amino acids
DNA
amino acid in water wil ionize forming zwitterion
made out of amino acids
make of NH2-C-COOH
made out of nucleotides
zwitterion
amino acid in water wil ionize forming zwitterion
proteins
made out of amino acids
33 terms
PCAT Quantitative "Study Guide"
5% =
10% =
20% =
30% =
0.05 = 5/100 = 1/20
0.1 = 1/10
0.2 = 2/10 = 1/5
0.3 = 3/10
5% =
0.05 = 5/100 = 1/20
10% =
0.1 = 1/10
105 terms
PCAT CHEMISTRY
ionic compound with multiple cations
Binary Ionic Compounds... (nomenclature)
permanganate
ionic compound with multiple cations
Binary Ionic Compounds... (nomenclature)
84 terms
pcat biology
metabolism
catabolic reactions
anabolic reactions
ingestion
Sum all of the chemical reactions in a cell
Complex molecules are broken down to simpler ones and energy…
Use energy to build larger molecules from smaller molecules.…
Food intake
metabolism
Sum all of the chemical reactions in a cell
catabolic reactions
Complex molecules are broken down to simpler ones and energy…
117 terms
PCAT Chemistry
How to find the maximum # of electrons…
-ous always has one less _____ than -ic
Noble Gases Lightest to Heaviest
In a gas how does a change in volume a…
2n^2
oxygen
helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, radon
volume and pressure are indirectly proportional; they will do…
How to find the maximum # of electrons…
2n^2
-ous always has one less _____ than -ic
oxygen
79 terms
Pcat Chem
Isotope
Compounds
Unified atomic mass unit (amu or u) /…
Valence electrons
Same element with different mass due to different number of n…
Composed of 2 more more elements
Mass of one proton or neutron
Electrons in the shell farthest from the nucleus. The farther…
Isotope
Same element with different mass due to different number of n…
Compounds
Composed of 2 more more elements
56 terms
PCAT Kaplan Chemistry
The Mg2+ ion has how many electrons
Avogadro's number
quantum theory
quanta
10
number of representative particles in a mole, 6.02 X 10^23
Describes mathematically the wave properties of electrons and…
The bundle of electromagnetic energy that is absorbed or emit…
The Mg2+ ion has how many electrons
10
Avogadro's number
number of representative particles in a mole, 6.02 X 10^23
626 terms
PCAT 2016
Transmission
Direct contact
Indirect contact
Vectors
The spread of disease from one host to another, can occur thr…
Involves touching the contaminated person and spreading the d…
Includes transmission via droplets, vectors, soil, food, or w…
Intermediate living organisms in transmission. Ex. ticks.
Transmission
The spread of disease from one host to another, can occur thr…
Direct contact
Involves touching the contaminated person and spreading the d…
392 terms
PCAT Biology
The cell membrane is permeable to what…
Protein channels transport what types…
Carrier proteins transport what types…
Histones
small, nonpolar hydrophobic molecules (O2)... small polar molecu…
small charged particles
charged ions and larger charged molecules
Structural proteins contained within DNA to form chromosomes…
The cell membrane is permeable to what…
small, nonpolar hydrophobic molecules (O2)... small polar molecu…
Protein channels transport what types…
small charged particles
141 terms
PCAT- Chem
Dalton's atomic theory
protons
isotopes
subatomic particles of neutral atom
1. elements made of atoms... 2. compunds made of 1+ elemnt... 3. ch…
amu (unified atomic mass unit) = one Da (dalton)
diff. number neutrons, same number protons
proton and electron same. neutron= diff. b/n atomic number an…
Dalton's atomic theory
1. elements made of atoms... 2. compunds made of 1+ elemnt... 3. ch…
protons
amu (unified atomic mass unit) = one Da (dalton)
155 terms
PCAT - bio
plasmolysis
symporters
pinocytosis
brownian movement
water flows out of the cell when the cytoplasm has lower solu…
move two or more ions/molecues in same direction across membr…
ingestion of fluids/small particles (endocytosis)
KE spreads particles thru cytoplasm
plasmolysis
water flows out of the cell when the cytoplasm has lower solu…
symporters
move two or more ions/molecues in same direction across membr…
23 terms
PCAT- Biochem
Central Dogma of Molecular Genetics
nucleotide
types of N-bases
base pairing
DNA (self replication) - (transcription) RNA - (translation)…
basic unit of DNA. Deoxyribose (sugar) bonded to phosphate gr…
1. Purines: Adenine (A) and Guanine (G) - 2 rings... 1. Pyrimidi…
T forms 2 H-bonds w/ A... G forms 3 H-bonds w/ C
Central Dogma of Molecular Genetics
DNA (self replication) - (transcription) RNA - (translation)…
nucleotide
basic unit of DNA. Deoxyribose (sugar) bonded to phosphate gr…
221 terms
PCAT Chem
IA Ions
IIA Ions
B Group Ions
IIIA Ions
Na 1+... K 1+
Mg 2+... Ca 2+... Ba 2+
Fe 2+ / Fe 3+... Co 2+ / Co 3+... Ni 2+... Zn 2+... Ag 1+
Al 3+
IA Ions
Na 1+... K 1+
IIA Ions
Mg 2+... Ca 2+... Ba 2+
174 terms
PCAT Math
Linear Function... f(x) = x
Even Degree Polynomial... f(x) = x^2 , X^…
Odd Degree Polynomial... f(x) = x^3 , X^5…
Even Root... f(x) = x^(1/2) , x^(1/4) ....
Linear Function... f(x) = x
Even Degree Polynomial... f(x) = x^2 , X^…
33 terms
PCAT organic
base
acid
nucleophile
electrophile
Bronsted-Lowry base (proton acceptor)
Bronsted-Lowry acid (proton donor)
Lewis base (electron donor with formation of a bond)
Lewis acid (electron acceptor)
base
Bronsted-Lowry base (proton acceptor)
acid
Bronsted-Lowry acid (proton donor)
51 terms
PCAT Biology
Describe the blood flow of the heart.
Describe glycolysis.
Describe the Kreb's cycle.
Describe the electron transport (oxida…
Systemic = oxygenated to body... Pulmonary = deoxygenated to lungs
First step. Glucose is broken down in to pyretic acid (2-3 ca…
Second step. Two 3-carbon molecules are broken down and CO2+…
Majority of ATP is made. NAD and FAD carry electrons/protons…
Describe the blood flow of the heart.
Systemic = oxygenated to body... Pulmonary = deoxygenated to lungs
Describe glycolysis.
First step. Glucose is broken down in to pyretic acid (2-3 ca…
13 terms
Kaplan PCAT Biochemistry
DNA
RNA
self-replicate
central dogma
(deoxyribonucleic acid) a complex molecule containing the gen…
(ribonucleic acid) which is translated into a sequence of ami…
DNA can self-replicate which is essential for cell diction an…
theory that states that, in cells, information only flows fro…
DNA
(deoxyribonucleic acid) a complex molecule containing the gen…
RNA
(ribonucleic acid) which is translated into a sequence of ami…
30 terms
PCAT Math
quadratic equation discriminant value
equation of circle... center point... value…
quadratic formula
a quadratic equation has a double root…
(b^2) - 4ac... if this value is greater than 0, the equation has…
(x-h)² + (y-k)² = r²... center pt: (h,k)... radius = r
when the discriminant (b²-4ac) = 0... A double root occurs when…
quadratic equation discriminant value
(b^2) - 4ac... if this value is greater than 0, the equation has…
equation of circle... center point... value…
(x-h)² + (y-k)² = r²... center pt: (h,k)... radius = r
23 terms
PCAT Microorganisms
prokaryotes
bacteria
flagella and cilia
3 major shapes of bacteria
one celled organisms that do not have a true nucleus or membr…
-prokaryotes... -produce asexually (transformation, transduction…
increase motility of bacteria
coccus... bacillus... spirillum
prokaryotes
one celled organisms that do not have a true nucleus or membr…
bacteria
-prokaryotes... -produce asexually (transformation, transduction…
45 terms
Kaplan PCAT: Digestive System
Extracellular digestion
Heterotrophic
Ingested
Digestion
Digestion that occurs outside of the cell, within a lumen or…
Organisms that are unable to construct their own food from in…
Eat; swallow or take in
Breakdown of food
Extracellular digestion
Digestion that occurs outside of the cell, within a lumen or…
Heterotrophic
Organisms that are unable to construct their own food from in…
40 terms
PCAT Genetics
gene
alleles
genotype
phenotype
basic unit of heredity - composed of DNA and located on chrom…
alternate forms of genes
genetic make up of an individual
physical manifestation of the genetic make up of the individual
gene
basic unit of heredity - composed of DNA and located on chrom…
alleles
alternate forms of genes
79 terms
PCAT CHEMISTRY
# of protons
# of protons + neutrons
atoms of same element that differ in m…
Hydrogen
atomic number (Z)
Mass number(A)
Isotopes
H-1
# of protons
atomic number (Z)
# of protons + neutrons
Mass number(A)
43 terms
PCAT - Biology (Cell Biology)
Fluid mosaic model
Cholesterol
Membrane proteins
Diffusion
- Describes plasma membrane of animal cells... - Proteins and su…
responsible for keeping the plasma membrane flexible
- acts as receptors... - acts as channels for ions and other mat…
- process driven by the concentration gradient... - goal is to r…
Fluid mosaic model
- Describes plasma membrane of animal cells... - Proteins and su…
Cholesterol
responsible for keeping the plasma membrane flexible
50 terms
PCAT Quantitative - Hard
C
D
D
D
a. 10... b. 14... c. 25... d. 45
a) -i+1... b) -2i+2... c) -i+2... d) -2i+1
a) x≥2 or x≤6... b) x≤2 or x≤6... c) x≥2 or x≥6... d) x≤2 or x≥6
a) 5/ (x-5)... b) 5x+1... c) 5/ (x-1)... d) 5x+5
C
a. 10... b. 14... c. 25... d. 45
D
a) -i+1... b) -2i+2... c) -i+2... d) -2i+1
43 terms
Biochem Pcat
Simplest amino acid
Nonpolar Amino acids
Polar amino acids
acidic amino acids
glycine R group = h
Glycine R group = h, alanine r = ch3, leucine r = ch2ch(ch3)2
serine r=ch2oh, cysteine r=ch2sh
aspartic acid r=ch2cooh
Simplest amino acid
glycine R group = h
Nonpolar Amino acids
Glycine R group = h, alanine r = ch3, leucine r = ch2ch(ch3)2
332 terms
PCAT VOCAB
allergen
abacus
abstain
acrophobia
a substance that causes an allergic reaction
an ancient counting device
do without voluntarily
fear of heights
allergen
a substance that causes an allergic reaction
abacus
an ancient counting device
200 terms
PCAT Facts
Monosaccharides
Carbohydrate C:H:O ratio
Glucose structure
Dissacharides
Fructose, glucose
1:2:1
6 carbon hexagonal ring with H and OH bonded to each carbon.…
Maltose, sucrose (Two MS subunits joined by condensation)
Monosaccharides
Fructose, glucose
Carbohydrate C:H:O ratio
1:2:1
154 terms
PCAT Chemistry
photoelectric effect
energy level of an electron orbital
angular moment (l)
magnetic quantum number (m)
phenomenon in which electrons are ejected from the surface of…
-2.179 x 10^-18 J(1/n^2)
indicates the shape of the orbital; equals n-1
describes the orientation of the electron orbital space; 2l+1…
photoelectric effect
phenomenon in which electrons are ejected from the surface of…
energy level of an electron orbital
-2.179 x 10^-18 J(1/n^2)
185 terms
PCAT Biology
Tissues
Histology
Four types of tissues
Skeletal system- function
are a group of cells performing a common function
the study of tissues
-epithelial: functions as a covering of either the inside or…
the functions of the skeletal system are protection, movement…
Tissues
are a group of cells performing a common function
Histology
the study of tissues
68 terms
PCAT Chemistry
Which radiation has the least penetrat…
The condition (combination of temperat…
What do strong electrolytes and salts…
Another name for the zwitterion
Alpha
Triple Point
Lowers it
isoelectric point- when there is both a positively and negati…
Which radiation has the least penetrat…
Alpha
The condition (combination of temperat…
Triple Point
55 terms
PCAT - Calculus
What is the definition of a limit?
What is the constant rule?
What is the power rule?
What is the constant multiple rule?
What is the definition of a limit?
What is the constant rule?
567 terms
CHEM PCAT
anisole
toluene
phenol
aniline
anisole
toluene
92 terms
PCAT- Biology
Six kingdom
Prokaryotic
Cell Membrane
Fluid mosaic model
-Bacteria... -Archaea... -Protista... -Fungi... -Plantae... -Animalia
-"before nucleus"... -lacks a membrane-bound nucleus
-Composed of proteins and phospholipids... -Selective permeability
-Membrane consists of a phospholipid bilayer with proteins em…
Six kingdom
-Bacteria... -Archaea... -Protista... -Fungi... -Plantae... -Animalia
Prokaryotic
-"before nucleus"... -lacks a membrane-bound nucleus
1,057 terms
PCAT test review
Axial skeleton is composed of?
Function of the skeletal system
Osteoblasts
Osteoclasts
Composed of:... skull... vertebral column... rib cage
protection (rib cage)... movement (along with muscles)... mineral s…
Cells that make bones
break down and re-form bones
Axial skeleton is composed of?
Composed of:... skull... vertebral column... rib cage
Function of the skeletal system
protection (rib cage)... movement (along with muscles)... mineral s…
30 terms
PCAT Math
quadratic equation discriminant value
equation of circle... center point... value…
quadratic formula
a quadratic equation has a double root…
(b^2) - 4ac... if this value is greater than 0, the equation has…
(x-h)² + (y-k)² = r²... center pt: (h,k)... radius = r
when the discriminant (b²-4ac) = 0... A double root occurs when…
quadratic equation discriminant value
(b^2) - 4ac... if this value is greater than 0, the equation has…
equation of circle... center point... value…
(x-h)² + (y-k)² = r²... center pt: (h,k)... radius = r
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