Specialised Cells

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  • Created on: 20-04-14 14:19

1. Why are viruses so difficult to kill?

  • They adapt to their surroundings so quickly
  • They use cells as meat sheilds
  • They are not alive or dead
  • They are specialised to be resistant to the human immune system
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2. What are the main types of pathogens?

  • Colds and flu
  • Viruses and bacteria
  • Airborne diseases and STDs
  • Poison and venom

3. What do ribosomes do?

  • Aid respiration
  • Nothing.
  • Synthesise proteins
  • Help the cell maintain its shape

4. What protects the genetic material in a virus?

  • Heavy artillery
  • A protein coat
  • The cell membrane
  • Antibodies

5. Which of these is not a use for stem cells?

  • Fertility treatment
  • Preventing cancer
  • Making new brain cells or people with Parkinson's
  • Rebuilding damaged bones/cartilige

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