Tag Archives: Biology

Amoeboid Organisms

The group of organisms that are amoeboid and exhibit a slug stage are:

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Cell Functions

Glycosylation, sulfation and phosphorylation (of proteins) represent functions of which cell organelle?

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Exchange Genetic Information

During what stage of meiosis do homologous chromosomes exchange genetic information?

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Forest Fire

An entire forest is leveled after a forest fire. The process by which organisms will repopulate an area is called:

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Polynucleotide Chains

DNA polymerases catalyze the production of polynucleotide chains. Which of the following statements holds true:

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Synthesis of Hormones

A researcher is interested in studying the synthesis of peptide and steroid hormones. She harvests 5 samples of cells from different hormone-producing organs of the body and allows each sample of cells (Cell Types 1-5) to synthesize its hormones for a period of time. Afterwards, she measures the intracellular concentration of the hormones synthesized in each Cell Type. The results are displayed in the corresponding chart. Based on the information provided, where would Cell Type 2 possibly be found in the human body?

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Phosphorylation of Glucose

The first step of glycolysis is the phosphorylation of one molecule of glucose to generate glucose 6-phosphate. This reaction:

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Initiate Uptake of Plasmids

Which of the following is a method for initiating the uptake of a plasmid into a target eukaryotic cell?

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Chemiosmosis Potential Energy



Mitochondria utilize the process of chemiosmosis as protons are transferred across the inner mitochondrial membrane. This generates potential energy in the form of

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Chocolate Milk

In cattle, black hair color is dominant to red hair color. Which of the following would a farmer use to mate with a black haired cow to determine the black cow’s genotype?

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