short answers for Human Physiology text book by Silverthorn

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1. Using at least one physiological example, explain the concept of homeostasis.

2. List the core concepts we discussed in class. How do these compare to the four themes of

physiology identified by your textbook author in chapter 1?

3. Explain and provide examples of specificity, competition and saturation in proteins.

4. Explain the fluid-mosaic model of the cell membrane.

5. Compare the four major categories of enzyme mediated reactions.

6. Explain the concepts of specificity, competition, and saturation as they relate to enzymes.

7. Compare osmolarity and tonicity.

8. Compare diffusion, facilitated diffusion and active transport.

9. Compare channel and carrier proteins. Why does the cell need both of these protein types?

10. Explain the concepts of specificity, competition, and saturation as they relate of carrier-mediated

transport.

11. Explain the concepts of specificity, competition, and saturation as they relate to cell signaling.

12. Compare the functions of three (3) primary and three (3) secondary active transporters.

13. Compare two forms of long-distance and three forms of local communication.

14. Compare the general sequence of events that follow lipophilic and lipophobic binding to

receptors.

15. How does our understanding of cell-to-cell communication support our core concept that

physiology is a science?

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