A child approaches you complaining of progressive muscle weakness and inability to keep up with friends in athletic endeavors. You decide to take a muscle biopsy and send a sample out for analysis of some key metabolites. You receive back the following data. (You can neglect units; simply compare the patient's values with the no
Select two sets of products from your daily diet such as butter/salad dressing and find similar products that use fat substitutes. Make a list of all the fat substitutes that you find listed on the ingredient labels of the products. Indicate what type of fat substitute you found (like the synthetic fat Olestra). Determine how ma
Add 1ml bacteria to 99mls then 1m to 5 tubes of 9ml. Final and initial dilutions are required. Final dilution factor for plates are required. Plate one is from tube 3 adding 0.1 ml. Plate 2 is from tube 4 adding 1m. Plate 3 from tube 4 adding 0.1m. Plate 4 is adding 1ml ( 30 colonies are given for this plate) from tube 5. Plate
Within an response, discuss the following concepts: an antioxidant's function; free radicals and their effect on the human body; sources of vitamin C; optimal delivery system for vitamin C; and precautions for use of vitamin C
Details: Our bodies break down food through the digestive process. Let's investigate the chemical composition of the foods we eat. The USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory has posted a resource through which we can investigate the chemical composition of foods. Go to the USDA Lab Link at USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory. http://www.na
Describe the characteristics of the peptide-binding cleft and peptides bound by class I and class II MHC molecules.
The hygiene hypothesis has been proposed as an explanation for why the incidence of allergies is increasing in western countries. This solution explains how allergies arise, summarizes the hygiene hypothesis and details possible mechanisms why it may lead to more allergies.
There are five theoretical approaches to human development: psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioral and social cognitive, ethological, and ecological. Which of these life-span theories do you think best explains development? What is it about this theory that caused you to choose it?
What is the difference between primary sensory sites on the cortex and secondary association area?
If all four bacteria were able to metabolize glucose, explain why all four were not able to metabolize lactose and sucrose. The four are E. coli, Enterobacter aerogenes, Salmonella typhi, and Proteus vulgaris.
There are two kinds of feedback loops that maintain homeostasis and equilibrium in an organism. What are they? Explain your answer, and provide an example of each.
Some countries have banned genetically modified organisms (GMOs). How do you feel about these GMOs? Should they be banned? Why or why not? Examples of GMOs are bacteria that produce incredibly pure human insulin, rice that contains beta carotene that helps prevent blindness in third world countries, red carrots, and glow in t
I have done question 2 so no need to do over.Problem:For this project, you will use the United States Geological Survey (USGS) tools to help determine if you are in danger, based upon where you live. Visit the USGS interactive map: http://gldims.cr.usgs ...there is moreshow problemFor this project, you will use the United States
How do communication skills and critical thinking skills contribute to effectively working with a diverse group of people?
Hello I am having a few issues figuring out this. Please assist. 1.) Hello can someone help me figure out what type of reaction A is? (See attachment.) 2.) In addition, what does reaction B tell you about the type of molecule H2CO3 is? 3.) Lastly, In 1864, Lister observed that patients recovered completely from simple
Can someone assist with descriptive explanations? 1. Describe the different types of connective tissue found in the human body using the appropriate anatomical terminology. Include in your description the structure, location in the body, and function of each type. 2. Choose one of the specific types of connective tissue to
I need help in choosing something for this project, creating the hypothesis and the proposal. Choose a substrate (material for microbial growth) and determine how many samples of this material you will need. Keep in mind that some materials smell REALLY BAD when they decay. Choose something you can stand for 5 weeks. Creat
By 1935, hunting and trapping had eliminated wolves from the continental United States. Since their protection as an endangered species, wolves have moved south from Canada and have become reestablished in the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Lakes region. Conservationist who would like to speed up the process have reintroduce
We estimate the size of a population of small mice in a particular filed by the mark-recapture method. Our estimate is 350. Later we learned from experiments on the behavior of these mice that they can locate a baited trap faster if they have already been rewarded with food by visiting that trap once before. Does this mean that
How far would you have to run, swim, or walk to burn the equivalent of 1 pound of fat? For how much time would you have to do each activity? Gaining and losing weight are matters of caloric accounting: Calories in the food you eat minus Calories that you spend in activity. One pound of human body fat contains approximately 3,
I was in a traffic accident one month ago and sustained a closed head injury with some paralysis in my left leg. I was hospitalized for a week and discharged on a regimen of physical therapy. Returning to my physician for a post-hospitalization check-up, my paralysis improved roughly by 50 percent. How likely is it that I will i
List one advantage and one disadvantage for each of the following dispersion patterns: clumped, random, and uniform. Indicate which type of dispersion pattern each of the following illustrates: A. In the spring, every fence post in rural Iowa has a redwing blackbird sitting on it defending its territory. B. Field of rows
-A psychology student performed an experiment every day over the course of a summer. Dressed in a black-and-white-striped shirt, he visited the football field of a rival school and spread birdseed on the field, blew a whistle, and then left. That fall, for the opening football game at the rival school, a referee walked out on
I am having problem understanding these articles. I am supposed to agree or disagree with the legalization of selling organs? (especially the kidneys).
Types of neural network that you 'might' find in the visual system?
We have conducted cholesterol level testing for 5 people before and after treatment to interpret the results: person1(male,normal weight),before treatment cholesterol level was 175-200 and later treatment stayed the same 175-200 person2(male,normal weight),before was 250-300, after stayed same 250-300 person3(female,overwei
Please answer in brief each of the following: 1- What is the role of insulin and glucose in the body? How they are related to diabetes? 2- Why is it important for a person with diabetes to have knowledge not only of the patients glucose level but also their lifestyle and habits as well? 3- What are some of the actions we can
I am having difficulty with the starting this paper as well as what format to use when writing the paper. I know what not to do, but am having a hard time wrapping my head around just what the correct way is to write this paper. I do not want you to write the paper for me; just some feedback on how to get it started and how to d
Please provide a narrative on the possible causes and treatments for two common forms of cancer.
Hematology: 1. What is the earliest hematopoietic cell? 2. Name the form that iron is incorporated into? 3. What enhances the release of oxygen from hemoglobin? 4. What is the pathway that increases NADPH and glutathione? 5. Abnormal monocyte/macrophages changes seen in this type disease