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

3. What is Genotoxicity?

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

4. Teratogenicity

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

5. What creatures are particularly vulnerable to ingesting pollution?

  • Benthic
  • Littoral
  • Limnetic
  • Euphotic


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