Biomarker Lecture (AEP 1)

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1. What is sequestration?

  • 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
  • Organism moves away from the source of pollution
  • Agent rendered harmless
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2. 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

3. What ore bodies can contribute to Natural Pollution?

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

4. What is metabolic activation?

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

5. Why are cancer cells resistant?

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


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