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Week 3: Homework notes

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Week 3: Homework notes BIOL0004-A

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Chapter 2- pgs 50-57
the human body
John J Mitchell
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Date Created: 02/02/16
Chapter  3  pgs  50 -­57 Tuesday,  February  2, 8:45  AM Glycolipids-­ lipids  with  sugar  attachments Integral  proteins-­proteins  firmly  embedded  in  the  bilayer Membrane  protein  functions: ○ Transporting   ○ Binding  substances  across  the  membrane   ○ Catalyzing  chemical  reactions  (enzymes)   ○ Enabling  cell  to  be  recognized  by  immune  cells   Plasma  membrane  functions: 1. Acting  as  a  barrier  that  separates  inside  of  a  cell  from  its  surroundings   2. Transport  proteins-­-­water-­soluble  material -­-­ and  the  bilayer  itsel-­f-­lipid-­ soluble  material 3. Identifying  the  cell  to  immune  cells   4. Intercellular  signaling   Selective  permeability-­ controlling  the  flow  of  material  into  and  out  of  the  cell   via  a  property Cytoskeleton-­ made  up  of  the  following  protein  elements: • Microfilaments -­ small  protein  strands  that  provide  mechanical  support  &   generate  force  for  movement   • Intermediate  filaments -­ protein  strands  that  hold  organelles  in  place   and  attach  cells  to  one  another • Microtubules -­ long,  hollow  protein  tubes  that  determine  shape  &   movement   -­-­similar  to  how  our  bones  shape  our  -­-­they  stiff   components  of  cilia  &  flagella Centrosomes-­ play  a  role  in  cell  division Cilia-­ short,  hair  like  projections  of  the  plasma  membrane  that  sweep  material   across  the  surface  of  the  clcells  consists  of  100s  of  these   Flagella-­ moves  the  entire  cell   Lysosomes-­ membrane -­enclosed  vesicles  that  contain  digestive  enzyme -it   breaks  down  material  ingested  by  the  cell  from  the  extracellular  environm-­nt proteins,  bacteria Flagella-­ moves  the  entire  cell   Lysosomes-­ membrane -­enclosed  vesicles  that  contain  digestive  enzyme -it   breaks  down  material  ingested  by  the  cell  from  the  extracellular  environm-­nt proteins,  bacteria Peroxisome-­ contains  enzymes  called   oxidases that  removed  hydrogen   atoms  from  various  molecules  such  as;;  amino  acids  &  fatty  acids   Catalase-­ breaks  down  hydrogen  peroxide  into  water  and  oxygen   Proteasomes-­ break  down  faulty,  damaged,  and  unneeded  proteins  into   smaller  peptides Nuclear  pores-­ control  the  movement  of  substances  into  an  out  of  the  nucleus


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