As biology: Ocr F212 question(S) and answer(s)

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biology question f212

DNA codes for the structure of polypeptides.


State the role of messenger RNA (mRNA).

                                               

                         

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biology answer f212

= It transfers the copy of the gene out of the neucles and then it would transfer it to the ribosome (RER) site of translation, for the protien polypeptide synthesis.

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Name two kingdoms other than Prokaryotae, Fungi an

Name two kingdoms other than Prokaryotae, Fungi and Plantae.

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answer of the two kingdom

1.) protoctist's

2.) Animal's

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Emphysema

Emphysema is described as a chronic disease.

Suggest the meaning of the term chronic.

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Emphysema answer

= A chronical illness:  means a long standing ilnness, that your more likely not to be cured and you cant do nothing e.g. your weak.

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Describe two signs or symptoms of emphysema.

Emphysema is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Describe two signs or symptoms of emphysema.

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ansewr of empysema symptoms

=  Extreme Tiredness and Shortness Of Breath ((or) Shallow Breathing).

                                                 

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alveoli

Describe how smoking could cause changes in the alveoli?

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alveoli answer(S):

= when the person breath the smoke it will go down the bronchie , to the lung and then to the alveoli.

if a person smoke or takes in alot of smoke the alveoli would become less stretchy this would mean it is un healthy which would make the alveoli more narrower. This would make it harder for the person to breath as the alveoli is narrower compare to a healthy one the alveoli is not narrower. This would make the person short of breath and extremly tierd.

In the cigarette it contains tar which is harmfull, tar  can destroys the cilia. 

Another harmful substance is carbon monoxide where your body have too much oxygen (O2).

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Malaria question(S):

Malaria kills over one million people every year, the vast majority being under the age of ten.

Adults who have survived malaria in childhood and then continue to live in an area where malaria

is found, develop a limited form of immunity.

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question on Malaria

(a) (i) Name the parasite that causes malaria.

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(ii) Name the vector for the malarial parasite.

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 (iii) Name a human cell in which the malarial parasite reproduces.

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Answers on malaria

Answer(S): 

(ai) Plasmodium

(aii) female Anopheles

(aiii) hepatocyte / liver (cell) ; 

erythrocyte / red blood (cell) ; 

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