Entries by Esther Esther

Voltage-gated Na_ channels are open during the depolarizing phase, and voltage-gated K_ channels are open during the repolarizing phase of an action potential.

1 Voltage-gated Na_ channels are open during the depolarizing phase, and voltage-gated K_ channels are open during the repolarizing phase of an action potential. 2 In some electrical synapses (gap junctions), ions may flow equally well in either direction, so either neuron may be the presynaptic one. At a chemical synapse, one neuron releases neurotransmitter […]

 

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Mark is training for a marathon. He has heard that eating lots of pasta, bread, and rice will help his performance. Would this diet be of any benefit to Mark in his quest to run the marathon?

It’s noon on a hot summer day, the sun is directly overhead, and a group of sunbathers roasts on the beach. What mechanism causes their body temperature to increase? Several of the sunbathers jump into the cool water. What mechanisms decrease their body temperature? 2. Mark is training for a marathon. He has heard that […]

 

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What are the functions of antioxidants in the body? What happens to the antioxidants if any exceed his daily requirements?

Rob swallows a multivitamin tablet every morning and an antioxidant tablet containing beta-carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E with his dinner every night. What are the functions of antioxidants in the body? What happens to the antioxidants if any exceed his daily requirements? 2 The wider base of each band represents foods with little or […]

 

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Complete catabolism of glucose yields 36–38 ATP.

1 Complete catabolism of glucose yields 36–38 ATP. 2 Liver cells can carry out gluconeogenesis. 3 Liver cells form ketone bodies. 4 Exercise, the sympathetic nervous system, hormones (epinephrine, norepinephrine, thyroid hormones, testosterone, human growth hormone), elevated body temperature, and ingestion of food are factors that increase metabolic rate.     “Get yourself this Paper […]

 

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Yesterday, you attended a large, outdoor party where beer was the only beverage available. You remember having to urinate many, many times yesterday, and today you’re very thirsty. What hormone is affected by alcohol, and how does this affect your kidney function?

1. Yesterday, you attended a large, outdoor party where beer was the only beverage available. You remember having to urinate many, many times yesterday, and today you’re very thirsty. What hormone is affected by alcohol, and how does this affect your kidney function? 2. Sarah is an “above average” 1-year-old whose parents would like her […]

 

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Kyle is a healthy, VERY active 4-year old. He doesn’t like to take the time to go to the bathroom

Kyle is a healthy, VERY active 4-year old. He doesn’t like to take the time to go to the bathroom because, as he says, “I might miss somethin’.” His mother is worried that Kyle’s kidneys may stop working when his urinary bladder is full. Should his mother be concerned? 2. Meredith is irritable today because […]

 

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By forming urine, the kidneys do the major work of the urinary system.

1 By forming urine, the kidneys do the major work of the urinary system. 2 The renal pyramids are located in the renal medulla. 3 About 1200 mL of blood enters the kidneys each minute. 4 The water molecule will travel from the proximal convoluted tubule →descending limb of the loop of Henle →ascending limb […]

 

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Podocytes and the glomerular endothelium make up the filtration membrane.

1 Secreted penicillin is being removed from the blood. 2 Podocytes and the glomerular endothelium make up the filtration membrane. 3 Secretion occurs in the proximal convoluted tubule, the loop of Henle, the last part of the distal convoluted tubule, and the collecting duct. 4 The blood level of ADH would be higher than normal […]

 

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A lack of voluntary control over micturition is termed incontinence.

1 A lack of voluntary control over micturition is termed incontinence. 2. José was grazing his way through lunch by eating at street vendors. He had a large order of fries with extra salt, then a footlong hot dog with ketchup (a very high sodium content lunch). Next, José bought a large bottled-water and drank […]

 

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Describe what is occurring with Emma’s acid-base

1. One-year-old Timon had a busy morning at the “mom and tot” swim program. Today’s lesson included lots of underwater exercises in blowing bubbles. After the lesson, Timon seemed disoriented and then suffered a convulsion. The emergency room nurse thinks the swim class has something to do with Timon’s problem. What is wrong with Timon? […]

 

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