Cell and Molecular Bio Test 1 Part 1

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Part of an enzyme that is used for lowering the activation energy for a particular reaction
Passive or facilitated. Dispersion due to random thermal motion.
Causing diarrhea
Structurally and functionally distinct regions of a single protein.
A layer of cells that lines the inside of certain body cavities, for example, blood vessels.
Inhibitor that binds to the active site.
Property of blood capillary walls that allows for the selective exchange of substances.
Neurons responsible for movement.
Any of the minute branches into which a bronchus divides, lead to alveoli.
Pertaining to cilia on mucus covered surfaces
The use of light measurements to measure how dark something is.
Smaller portion of the toxin. Important part.
Rigid contraction paralysis.
Noncompetitive inhibitor binds to somewhere besides the active site altering the shape of the enzyme.
Barrier to the transport of larger molecules especially ones that are polar or charged.
Adding/removing groups or cleaving bonds
ΔG for ATP Hydrolysis
Keep membranes fluid at low temperatures and reduces fluidity at high temperatures.
Condition in which you fail to make or respond to insulin
The attraction of leukocytes by chemical means.
Activated by cGMP in order to phosphorylate proteins
Suffix; too many
Reduced or deficient ventilation of the lungs, resulting in reduced aeration of blood in the lungs and an increased level of carbon dioxide in the blood.
Physical sign causing bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes.Caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood. Associated with cold temperatures, heart failure, lung diseases, and smothering
Producing, i.e. they will regenerate their secretory granulesin reference to Eosinophils
Enzyme that converts cGMP and cAMP back into their respective counterparts
Neuron that prevents motor neuron activity
Biological catalysts
Energy from an electrochemical gradient is used to drive the transport of another
Molecule used for communcationExample: NO
The likely course of a disease or ailment
Proteins embedded in the plasma membrane.
Enzyme that breaks water bonds
Promote white cell homing - eosinophils in particular, increased vascular permeability, giving rise to edema, bronchiole constriction due to smooth muscle contraction,and mucus secretion by respiratory epithelial cells.
Suffix; too few
The addition of a phosphate group
One substrate aids or impedes catalysis by another, implying multiple catalytic subunits
How many Ca2+ can you transport with one ATP under typical conditions?Intracellular Calcium = .1 uM; Extracellular calcium = 1 mM
The ejection of mucus, sputum, or fluids from the trachea and lungs by coughing or spitting.
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A state of 'suspended animation' that some bacteria can adopt when conditions are not ideal for growth. They are analogous to plant seeds and can germinate into growing bacteria wh
The process of pushing through the blood vessel wall into the tissue
Low blood pressure
Control of function in some way
Having one dominant and one recessive form of a gene
Enzyme that removes Phosphate groups
Process by which vesicles full of crystalline structures, granules, go through exocytosis, dumping their contents to the outside.These granules are toxic to eukaryotic, multicellular organisms, and recruit additional white blood cells (cytokines)
Build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood produces a shift in the body's pH balance and causes the body's system to become more acidic.Caused by hypoventilation
Specific membrane protein that binds to each other and helps pull a vesicle and cell membrane together. Extends from the cell membrane
Cells way of taking in material by forming vesicles with outside fluid inside of them.
The extent or rate of occurrence, especially the number of new cases of a disease in a population over a period of time.
Inside of the lumen (hollow organ)
One protein binds to another, thereby activating the enzymatic activity of one of them.
Lethal dose for 50% of the population
Small proteins released from cells that affect the behavior of neighboring cells.
Lack of blood flow from low blood volume
Energy from ATP hydrolysis is used directly by the transporter to move a substance
Membrane proteins that bind to one another and help pull vesicle and cell membranes together.
What is Cysteine?
Part of an enzyme that serves to bind to an inhibitor in order to regulate the catalytic domain
Process of transferring a ribosyl group
Specific membrane protein that binds to each other and helps pull a vesicle and cell membrane together. Extends from vesicle membrane
The progression of the disease
Protein that allows chlorine to flow into/out of the cell membrane
Chloride Channel that is faulty in Cystic Fibrosis
Lack of blood flow
Cause of disease.
The addition of ADP-Ribose to the alpha subunit of the G protein, which turns the phosphorylation of GTP off
Proteins that are bound to the outside of the plasma membrane but not a part of it. (like to sit on bilayer)
Substances released from cells that affect the behavior of neighboring cells; generic term.
The vSNARE found in synaptic vesicles containing neurotransmitters.
Any of various phosphorous-containing lipids that are composed mainly of fatty acids, a phosphate group, and a simple organic molecule. Also called phosphatide.
Proteins that are covalently bound to a phospholipid on the exterior of the plasma membrane. (can flow along surface, but never leave)
Inhibits G Proteins
Guanylyl Cyclase is what type of enzyme?
Less Hydrogens bound to carbons in fatty acids. Causing double or triple bonds which lead to kinks in the chain.
Outer layer, can refer to skin or the inside of the intestines…etc.
Reduction of oxygen supply to a tissue below physiological levels despite adequate perfusion of the tissue by blood.
Rate at saturation for 1 enzyme molecule (reactions catalyzed per second per molecule)
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Generally involved in attacks on parasites and multicellular organisms. Distinct Golgi, distinctive granules, normally few in the circulation.
Cells with a true distinct nucleus; i.e. multicellular organisms
White Blood cells responsible for the immune response of the body.
A condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body.
Cells that wait for a trigger to release their contents through the process of degranulation.
Rate at saturation for a given enzyme concentration in moles per unit time.
Modifications that occur after the proteins are translated from RNA
Inside of the bronchioles
Typically -70mV, measured inside relative to outside
Imply separate proteins that are stuck to one another and work together; one such protein is a _______ of the assembly.
Lining of the gut that absorbs nutrients from digested food.
Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate (cGMP) is what?
Most deadly toxins in the world. Cleave synaptobrevin.
Enzyme that transfers groups
Inflamation of the joints
Main costs associated with a given disease. (hospitalization, eppipins) Not including lost income from not being able to work…etc.
Proteins that pass all the way through the plasma membrane.
Enzyme that cleaves synaptobrevin in the middle
Cells without a true distinct nucleus; i.e. bacteria
The total number of cases of a disease in a given population for a given year.
Taking functions & packing them into one defined region Function of membrane, raises concentrations (need for reactions)
Substrate concentration that gives ½ maximal velocity, units of Concentration
Inhibitor that binds to an alternate site to change the conformation of the enzyme.
Difficulty breathing
Blocking of exocrine pancreatic ducts
Form of transport, Primary or Secondary, requires energy.
Specific leukotriene responsible for the problems of asthma
Acid that is converted into leukotriene A4 by lipoxygenaseCritical in development (pathogenesis) of asthma (attacks)
Add phosphates to proteins
What is Arginine?
Mucus and “bad stuff”
Leave the tissue to become mast cells. Release substances that increase vascular permeability and recruit other immune cells – inflammation.Highly granular
Enzyme that stores or passes electrons
Muscles completely lose contractability
A G protein inhibitor that increased secretion of water in the intestine, which can produce massive diarrhea.
Enzyme found in basophils that converts Arachidonic acid into Leukotriene A4

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