Biomarker Lecture (AEP 1)

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Yvette93
  • Created on: 19-04-14 19:06

1. Which is not the two types of biomarker?

  • Measuring the inhibition of luxury functions
  • Measuring the amount of transcription within a cell
  • Measuring the induction of stress response systems
1 of 8

Other questions in this quiz

2. What is sequestration?

  • Organism moves away from the source of pollution
  • The process of turning an active agent into a form that is non-bio available
  • Process in which a chemical is built up for use
  • Agent rendered harmless

3. What is metabolic activation?

  • Whereby an organisms mistakenly turns a fairly innocuous compound into something much more toxic
  • Production of a ligand mimic
  • A chemical that was toxic turned into something less damaging
  • Process of releasing energy from food

4. Why are cancer cells resistant?

  • Can't pump the drug out as quickly as it comes in
  • Engulfs the drug
  • Can pump the drug out as quickly as it comes in
  • Break down the drug trying to destroy it

5. Teratogenicity

  • Chemical that damages DNA
  • Chemicals that cause problems for the mother by not her offspring
  • Chemicals that cause abnormal development in progency
  • Chemicals that harm both the parents and their offspring


No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Biomarkers (AEP 1) resources »