Cell and Molecular Bio Test 1 Part 1

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

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