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42 Answered Questions for the topic human physiology

Human Physiology


Which gland type would you expect to have the highest rate of cell division?

Human Physiology Biology


What does not play a role in increasing oxygen unloading at tissue with someone who is iron deficiencent

The affinity of 2-3 DPG for hemoglobin An increase in deoxyhemoglobin An increase in 2-3DPG respiratory acidosis
Human Physiology Physiology


What is the effect on the heart rate and contraction adding a warm water solution to the heart will have and the physiological reasoning behind it?

There are many factors to consider when thinking about the effects on the heart i.e. different cell types and different types of responses.
Human Physiology


Which of the following describes the relationship between the type of metabolism used by skeletal muscle fiber and its resistance to fatigue?

A. Muscle fibers that have a high glycolytic ability do not fatigue.B. Muscle fibers with a high oxidative capacity have a high resistance to fatigue C. Muscle fibers with a low oxidative capacity... more
Human Physiology Biology Psychology


When molecule A and molecule B are added to the cells, Inositol Triphosphate level decrease. What is molecule b?

context: when molecule A is added to the cells, increased levels of the 2nd messenger (inositol triphosphate (IP3) are detected. The receptor molecule A is binding to is Alpha 1 receptor and the... more
Human Physiology Science Biology


The bonding of Acetylcholine to its muscarinic receptors on smooth muscle causes gated K+ channels to close. This action is described as what?

Would it be inhibitory or excitatory and would the cell depolarize or hyper-polarize?
Human Physiology Biology Physiology


During the fight and flight response, elevated levels of epinephrine and norepinephrine stimulate less sensitve alpha receptors as well as beta receptors on smooth muscle of blood vessels.

How does this impact blood flow?I believe it impacts blood flow by redirecting from the GI tract and kidneys to skeletal muscle. Can someone confirm?
Human Physiology Biology Chemistry


Acetylcholine is both an excitatory and inhibitory ligand depending on the location of its receptor. What does acetylcholine do that makes it "Excitatory"?

A. It opens k+ion channels when it binds to its receptorsB. It causes a cell membrane to hyperpolarizeC. It causes a cell membrane to depolarize and produce excitatory post synaptic potentials Im... more
Human Physiology Biology Psychology


Which of the following is responsible for facilitating rapid conduction of the wave of depolarization along an axon?

A. Unmyelinated areas of the axon.B. The rate at which the cell membrane returns to RMPC. The duration of the action potential D. The entire duration of the action potentialI chose A. Becuase the... more
Human Physiology Science Biology


Action potential

In order for an action potential to be produced at the axon hillock, what has to first happen?A. Sodium ion channels must be inactivated B. ESPS(Excitatory postsynaptic potential) had to have... more
Human Physiology Biology Physiology


In a single muscle twitch, the contraction period:

A. is from start of contraction to the end.B. is from the start of contraction to peak of contraction.C. is from the peak of contraction to the end D. is the peak of contraction
Human Physiology Chemistry Physiology


What will happen to the carbon skeleton of the deaminated amino acid when excessive protein and calories are consumed?

A. It is metabolized by the liver to ureaB. They will be metabolized to fatc. They will be metabolized to ketones
Human Physiology


What is "SCGBBE"?

It is related to biology(histology).
Human Physiology Anatomy Physiology


health issue in pakistan

a lot of health issue in Pakistan silent killer called hypertension, rate of hypertension increase day by day which are the root of cardiovascular disease how we control hypertension?
Human Physiology Biochemistry Human Biology


Besides hemoglobin, what proteins are present in red blood cells?

I knew that mature red blood cells (RBCs) lacked nuclei, but I wasn't aware until just now that they also lacked ribosomes and mitochondria. Most cells in the human body all contain a common... more
Human Physiology Biochemistry Mammals


What is the biochemistry of love?

How is love induced between humans? (e.g. between mother and child,couples,etc)?Does the phenomenon of love exist in other mammals, too?
Human Physiology Biology Cell Biology


Cytokine responsiveness?

Why is it that cytokine responsiveness is less in progenitor cells than their ancestors(stem cells)? What will be the benefit of such reduction in responsiveness?
Human Physiology Biology Biochemistry


What is glycogen?

Human Physiology Biochemistry Pharmacology


Why antipyretics do not bring the body-temperature below normal?

Antipyretics like paracetamol are used to decrease the body-temperature in fever patients. But some of them are also used as pain-killers in sprain or other injuries (where there's no fever). In... more
Human Physiology Biology Human Biology


Why does hair grow after trimming but remains at a constant length after a while?

Some hair especially body hair regrows after trimming but stops growing after a while. What is the mechanism behind control of hair growth and how is the length limit determined?
Human Physiology Pharmacology Human Biology


Do spinal cord reflexes (such as the knee-jerk reflex) continue to function under general anaesthesia?

The knee-jerk reflex is an example of a stretch reflex. Stretch reflexes are monosynaptic reflexes happening in the spinal cord without involvement of the brain.Does it mean that this reflex will... more

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