Glenn Biomania – sample

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[q unit = “Evolution” topic = “Evolution and Natural Selection” dataset_id=”Biomania|46c035401ec23″]Variation in hemoglobin explains the existence of the blood disease ______ _____ _____, and also the increased resistance some individuals have to the plasmodium parasite that causes malaria.
[hangman]
[c]sickle cell anemia
[f]Excellent! Variation in hemoglobin explains the existence of the blood disease sickle cell anemia, and also the increased resistance some individuals have to the plasmodium parasite that causes malaria.

record ID A2080
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[q unit = “Systems and Feedback Mechanisms” topic = “Nervous System” dataset_id=”Biomania|471b72d215823″]Many neurons have a myelin sheath that surrounds the axon. It acts as an electrical ______, and its function is to speed up impulses.
[hangman]
[c]insulator
[f]Great! Many neurons have a myelin sheath that surrounds the axon. It acts as an electrical insulator, and its function is to speed up impulses.

record ID A2042
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Viral and Bacterial Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|4718d444b5023″]During ________, bacterial viruses (also known as phage) transfer genes between bacteria.
[hangman]
[c]transduction
[f]That’s right! During transduction, bacterial viruses (also known as phage) transfer genes between bacteria.

record ID A0821
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[q unit = “Energy Flow” topic= “Electron Transport Chains and ATP Synthesis” dataset_id=”Biomania|47157b739d423″]Organisms can metabolically _____ by decoupling electron transport from oxidative phosphorylation (hint: a consequence of this decoupling is that they won’t make ATP. What will be produced instead?)
[hangman]
[c]thermoregulate
[f]Excellent! Organisms can metabolically thermoregulate by decoupling electron transport from oxidative phosphorylation.

record ID A0403
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “DNA, RNA, and Molecular Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|47129264c0423″]Once a plant or animal has been genetically engineered with novel genes, a typical move is to _______ it so as to prevent these genes from recombining during meiosis.
[hangman]
[c]clone
[f]Yes. Once a plant or animal has been genetically engineered with novel genes, a typical move is to clone it so as to prevent these genes from recombining during meiosis.

record ID A0706
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[q unit = “Molecules and Cells” topic = “Membranes: Structure, Function, Transport” dataset_id=”Biomania|470fce96a1823″]In active transport, membrane transport proteins pump molecules or ions _____ a concentration gradient. Often, this process is powered by ATP.
[hangman]
[c]up
[f]Yes. In active transport, membrane transport proteins pump molecules or ions up a concentration gradient. Often, this process is powered by ATP.

record ID A1097
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “DNA, RNA, and Molecular Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|470ce587c4823″]DNA’s double stranded structure, with the nucleotides on each strand _____ those on the other, provides a built in mechanism for transmission of genetic information.
[hangman]
[c]complementing
[f]Great! DNA’s double stranded structure, with the nucleotides on each strand complementing those on the other, provides a built in mechanism for transmission of genetic information.

record ID A1217
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[q unit = “Evolution” topic = “Evolution and Natural Selection” dataset_id=”Biomania|4709fc78e7823″]In Darwin’s theory of natural selection, a key idea is that because of limited environmental resources, there will be competition that results in _____ survival among the offspring produced in any generation.
[hangman]
[c]differential
[f]Correct! In Darwin’s theory of natural selection, a key idea is that because of limited environmental resources, there will be competition that results in differential survival among the offspring produced in any generation.

record ID A0016
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Mitosis, Meiosis, and the Cell Cycle” dataset_id=”Biomania|4707832c45423″]During crossing over, which occurs during meiosis, chromatids from homologous chromosomes exchange segments of DNA. This _____ genetic variation in the resulting gametes.
[hangman]
[c]increases
[f]Correct! During crossing over, which occurs during meiosis, chromatids from homologous chromosomes exchange segments of DNA. This increases genetic variation in the resulting gametes.

record ID A1822
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “DNA, RNA, and Molecular Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|47049a1d68423″]For DNA information to direct cellular processes, that information needs to be transcribed into _____ and translated into protein.
[hangman]
[c]RNA
[f]Excellent! For DNA information to direct cellular processes, that information needs to be transcribed into RNA and translated into protein.

record ID A1232
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|4701fb9007c23″]Red-green colorblindness is caused by a recessive allele on the __-______.
[hangman]
[c]X-chromosome
[f]Nice! Red-green colorblindness is caused by a recessive allele on the X-chromosome.

record ID A1617
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[q unit = “Systems and Feedback Mechanisms” topic = “Immune System” dataset_id=”Biomania|46ff5d02a7423″]Class 2 MHC proteins are usually expressed only in macrophages and _ _____ which present antigen to Helper T cells as a key step in the activation of the specific immune response.
[hangman]
[c]B cells
[f]Yes. Class 2 MHC proteins are usually expressed only in macrophages and B cells, which present antigen to Helper T cells as a key step in the activation of the specific immune response.

record ID A2069
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[q unit = “Systems and Feedback Mechanisms” topic = “Feedback Mechanisms” dataset_id=”Biomania|46fcbe7546c23″]Positive feedback mechanisms _____ responses by further activating the signal. As a result, the variable initiating the response is moved farther away from the initial set-point.
[hangman]
[c]amplify
[f]Nice! Positive feedback mechanisms amplify responses by further activating the signal. As a result, the variable initiating the response is moved farther away from the initial set-point.

record ID A1379
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[q unit = “Evolution” topic = “Speciation, Extinction, Cladistics, Phylogenetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|46f9d56669c23″]In recent times, human activities such as alteration of habitat and clearing of forests have resulted in increased rates of _____ of species in almost every ecosystem.
[hangman]
[c]extinction
[f]Score! In recent times, human activities such as alteration of habitat and clearing of forests have resulted in increased rates of extinction of species in almost every ecosystem.

record ID A0181
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[q unit = “Energy Flow” topic = “Life, Energy, and Matter: General Concepts” dataset_id=”Biomania|46f6ec578cc23″]Organisms that acquire free energy through either photosynthesis or _____ are collectively known as autotrophs.
[hangman]
[c]chemosynthesis
[f]Yes. Organisms that acquire free energy through either photosynthesis or chemosynthesis are collectively known as autotrophs.

record ID A0294
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|46f428896e023″]A missing X chromosome (represented as XO) is the chromosomal cause of _____ syndrome.
[hangman]
[c]Turner
[f]Yes. A missing X chromosome (represented as XO) is the chromosomal cause of Turner syndrome.

record ID A1451
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[q unit = “Evolution” topic = “Evidence for Evolution” dataset_id=”Biomania|46f13f7a91023″]Observed evolution in modern times includes ________ to antibiotics in bacteria, to herbicides by weeds, to pesticides by insects, and to chemotherapy drugs by cancer cells.
[hangman]
[c]resistance
[f]Awesome!! Observed evolution in modern times includes resistance to antibiotics in bacteria, to herbicides by weeds, to pesticides by insects, and to chemotherapy drugs by cancer cells.

record ID A0199
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[q unit = “Molecules and Cells” topic = “Cell structure and function” dataset_id=”Biomania|46ee566bb4023″]The _____ modifies and packages proteins for transport inside vesicles.
[hangman]
[c]Golgi
[f]Excellent! The Golgi modifies and packages proteins for transport inside vesicles.

record ID A1028
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Mutation” dataset_id=”Biomania|46eb481c18c23″]During DNA _____, cells have multiple mechanisms to correct errors. However, some errors are not repaired and become heritable mutations that get passed on to subsequent generations.
[hangman]
[c]replication
[f]Yes. During DNA replication, cells have multiple mechanisms to correct errors. However, some errors are not repaired and become heritable mutations that get passed on to subsequent generations.

record ID A0761
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[q unit = “Ecology and Behavior” topic = “Ecology” dataset_id=”Biomania|46e67ac392823″]_____ _____ is the amount of organic biomass produced by autotrophs during a given period of time. This production forms the basis for all food chains.
[hangman]
[c]Primary productivity
[f]Yes. Primary productivity is the amount of organic biomass produced by autotrophs during a given period of time. This production forms the basis for all food chains.

record ID A1066
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Gene Expression and Development” dataset_id=”Biomania|46e28cef81c23″]The correct timing of key events during embryonic _____ is a function of embryonic induction, with one group of cells releasing substances that influence gene expression in nearby cells.
[hangman]
[c]development
[f]Great! The correct timing of key events during development is a function of embryonic induction, with one group of cells releasing substances that influence gene expression in nearby cells.

record ID A0601
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[q unit = “Energy Flow” topic = “Enzymes” dataset_id=”Biomania|46dfa3e0a4c23″]An enzyme’s _____, particularly the surrounding pH and temperature, can enhance or inhibit its activity.
[hangman]
[c]environment
[f]Awesome!! An enzyme’s environment, particularly the surrounding pH and temperature, can enhance or inhibit its activity.

record ID A1299
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[q unit = “Systems and Feedback Mechanisms” topic = “Nervous System” dataset_id=”Biomania|46dcbad1c7c23″]The parts of a neuron are _______, cell body, and axon.
[hangman]
[c]dendrites
[f]Yes. The parts of a neuron are dendrites, cell body, and axon.

record ID A0912
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[q unit = “Molecules and Cells” topic = “Membranes: Structure, Function, Transport” dataset_id=”Biomania|46d9ac822c823″]During endocytosis, the cell membrane engulfs large particles and encloses them inside _____.
[hangman]
[c]vesicles
[f]Yes. During endocytosis, the cell membrane engulfs large particles and encloses them inside vesicles.

record ID A1103
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|46d5996d5d823″]In humans, the ____ chromosome has very few genes. The most important of these causes an embryo to develop into a male.
[hangman]
[c]Y
[f]Excellent! In humans, the Y chromosome has very few genes. The most important of these causes an embryo to develop into a male.

record ID A0750
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[q unit = “Systems and Feedback Mechanisms” topic = “Immune System” dataset_id=”Biomania|46d28b1dc2423″]In the humoral response, B cells secrete antibodies that bind with and _____ specific antigens.
[hangman]
[c]neutralize
[f]Yes. In the humoral response, B cells secrete antibodies that bind with and neutralize specific antigens.

record ID A1159
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[q unit = “Evolution” topic = “Origin and Common Ancestry of Life” dataset_id=”Biomania|46cf7cce27023″]Four shared features that argue for the common ancestry of all eukaryotes include the presence of a nucleus for storing DNA, linear chromosomes, a cytoskeleton, and the _____ system (which includes the ER, golgi, and lysosomes).
[hangman]
[c]endomembrane
[f]That’s right! Four shared features that argue for the common ancestry of all eukaryotes include the presence of a nucleus for storing DNA, linear chromosomes, a cytoskeleton, and the endomembrane system (which includes the ER, golgi, and lysosomes).

record ID A0123
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[q unit = “Molecules and Cells” topic = “Basic Biochemistry (atoms, monomers, polymers)” dataset_id=”Biomania|46cc493dcd823″]During protein synthesis, peptide bonds connect the amino and _______ groups of adjacent amino acid monomers.
[hangman]
[c]carboxyl
[f]Yes. During protein synthesis, peptide bonds connect the amino and carboxyl groups of adjacent amino acid monomers.

record ID A1566
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[q unit = “Evolution” topic = “Speciation, Extinction, Cladistics, Phylogenetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|46c93aee32423″]Doubling (or tripling) of chromosome number is called polyploidy, and can result in _____ speciation. This type of speciation has been especially common in plants.
[hangman]
[c]rapid
[f]Yes. Doubling (or tripling) of chromosome number is called polyploidy, and can result in rapid speciation. This type of speciation has been especially common in plants.

record ID A0194
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[q unit = “Information Flow” topic = “Genetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|46c651df55423″]Huntington’s disease is caused by a dominant allele. It causes loss of _____ control, as well as cognitive and personality changes. The condition usually sets in during middle age.
[hangman]
[c]motor
[f]Yes. Huntington’s disease is caused by a dominant allele. It causes loss of motor control, as well as cognitive and personality changes. The condition usually sets in during middle age.

record ID A1847
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[q unit = “Energy Flow” topic = “Cellular Respiration and Fermentation” dataset_id=”Biomania|46c368d078423″]During cellular respiration, the ____ cycle takes a two carbon molecule and oxidizes it to create NADH, FADH2, and ATP.
[hangman]
[c]Krebs
[f]Excellent! During cellular respiration, the Krebs cycle takes a two carbon molecule and oxidizes it to create NADH, FADH2, and ATP.

record ID A0289
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[q unit = “Systems and Feedback Mechanisms” topic = “Immune System” dataset_id=”Biomania|46bd01afc5423″]Molecular diversity of antibodies makes response to a wide array of _______ possible.
[hangman]
[c]antigens
[f]Yes. Molecular diversity of antibodies makes response to a wide array of antigens possible.

record ID A1595
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[q unit = “Evolution” topic = “Speciation, Extinction, Cladistics, Phylogenetics” dataset_id=”Biomania|46b913dbb4823″]In a cladogram of mammals, opposable thumbs would be a shared derived character of all _______.
[hangman]
[c]primates
[f]Great! In a cladogram of mammals, opposable thumbs would be a shared derived character of all primates.

record ID A0143
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[q unit = “Energy Flow” topic = “Photosynthesis” dataset_id=”Biomania|46b31c7d3c423″]The green pigment in chloroplasts is __________. Its function is to trap light energy.
[hangman]
[c]chlorophyll
[f]Correct! The green pigment in chloroplasts is chlorophyll. Its function is to trap light energy.

record ID A1622
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[q unit = “Systems and Feedback Mechanisms” topic = “Immune System” dataset_id=”Biomania|4697c0f185423″]_____ are parts of a pathogen that an antibody can recognize.
[hangman]
[c]antigens
[f]Terrific! Antigens are parts of a pathogen that an antibody can recognize.

record ID A0584
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