Cell and Molecular Bio Test 1 Part 1

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

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