Cell and Molecular Bio Test 1 Part 1

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

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