Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 1 :
Cellular Biology

Quiz 1 :
Cellular Biology

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A student is observing a cell under the microscope. The student notices it to have supercoiled DNA with histones. What else would the student be expected to observe?
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B

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A nurse is instructing the staff about cellular functions. Which cellular function is the nurse describing when an isolated cell absorbs oxygen and uses it to transform nutrients to energy?
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A eukaryotic cell is undergoing DNA replication. In which region of the cell would most of the genetic information be contained?
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Which of the following can remove proteins attached to the cell's bilayer by dissolving the layer itself?
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Which of the following can bind to plasma membrane receptors?
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A nurse is reviewing a report from a patient with metastatic cancer. What alternation in the extracellular matrix would support the diagnosis of metastatic cancer?
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What type of connection allows for cellular communication?
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Pancreatic beta cells secrete insulin, which inhibits secretion of glucagon from neighbouring alpha cells. This action is an example of which of the following signalling types?
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In cellular metabolism, each enzyme has a high affinity for a:
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An athlete runs a marathon, after which his muscles feel fatigued and unable to contract. The athlete asks the nurse why this happened. The nurse's response is based on the knowledge that the problem is result of a deficiency of:
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Which phase of catabolism produces the most ATP?
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A nurse is teaching the staff about the phases of cellular catabolism. Which phases should the nurse include?
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A runner has depleted all the oxygen available for muscle energy. Which of the following will facilitate his continued muscle performance?
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A faculty member asks a student to identify the appropriate term for the movement of a solute from an area of greater to lesser concentration. Which answer indicates the nursing student understood the teaching?
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Which description accurately describes electrolytes?
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A nurse is reading a chart and sees the term oncotic pressure. The nurse recalls that oncotic pressure (colloid osmotic pressure) is determined by:
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A patient has a body fluid of 300 mOsm/kg. This laboratory result is measuring:
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A nurse is discussing the movement of fluid across the arterial end of capillary membranes into the interstitial fluid surrounding the capillary. What mechanical force is involved with this movement?
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How are potassium and sodium transported across plasma membranes?
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The ion transporter that moves Na+ and Ca2+ simultaneously in the same direction is an example of which of the following types of transport?
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