Biomarker Lecture (AEP 1)

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1. Teratogenicity

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

  • Chemicals that damage proteins
  • A chemical that improves the process of DNA repair
  • Describes a chemicals that damage DNA
  • A process that has no effect on DNA

3. What creatures are particularly vulnerable to ingesting pollution?

  • Euphotic
  • Benthic
  • Limnetic
  • Littoral

4. What ore bodies can contribute to Natural Pollution?

  • Arsenic and Lead
  • Zinc and Iron
  • Iron and Lead
  • Zinc and opper

5. What is sequestration?

  • Organism moves away from the source of pollution
  • Agent rendered harmless
  • 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

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