Biology B1 part 1

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What are carbohydrates for?
Energy
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What are proteins for?
Growth, repair, making new cells, energy
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What is fibre for?
The digestive system
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What are fats for?
Energy and making cell membranes
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What is metabolic rate?
The rate at which chemical reactions take place in cells
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What does the pituitary gland release?
FSH
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What does FSH stand for?
Follicle stimulating hormone
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What does FSH do?
Cause egg maturation
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FSH causes Oestrogen release, what does Oestrogen do?
Causes uterus lining to thicken and stops FSH production
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What does LH stand for?
Luteinising hormone
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What does LH do?
Cause egg release
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What temperature do enzymes work best at?
37 degrees Celsius
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What's an epidemic?
When a wide range of people have a disease
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What's a pandemic?
When a disease spreads through a country or world wide
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What do phagocytes do?
Engulf bacteria
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What do lymphocytes do?
Make antibodies and antitoxins
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What are hormones?
Chemicals made in the glands and are carried around the blood stream to control functions of target organs
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When was the MMR controversy?
1998
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What's a drug?
A substance that changes chemical processes in the body
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What are double blind trials?
When one group are given a real drug and the other are given a placebo
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What is diabetes type 2?
When sugar levels rise because certain cells in the body don't respond properly to insulin
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What's gravitropism or geotropism?
Growth response to gravity in plants
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What's hydrotropism?
Growth response in plants to water
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What's phototropism?
Growth response to light in plants
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What are auxins?
Hormones in plants that make the cells shoot longer that help to make shoots face light
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What are the two types of lipoproteins?
High density and low density
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Which one is good and which is bad : HDLs, LDLs
HDLs
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Growth, repair, making new cells, energy

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What are proteins for?

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The digestive system

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Energy and making cell membranes

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The rate at which chemical reactions take place in cells

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