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Human Physiology

Week 7: Assigments 1 and 2

Processes for maintaining or restoring homeostasis are known as Homeostatic control mechanisms
To accomplish self-regulation, a highly complex and integrated communication control system or network is required. This type of network is called a(n) Feedback control loop
Because negative feedback control systems oppose changes that are opposite in direction to the initial disturbance, they are Slowed or maintained in the homeostatic range
Local control or _____, intrinsic mechanisms often make use of chemical signals. Autoregulation
The concept that information may flow ahead to another process to trigger a change in anticipation of an event that will follow is called Feed-forward
The carbon-containing molecules formed by living things are often called Organic molecules
Any large molecule made up of many identical small molecules is called a(n) Polymer
All proteins have which four elements? Carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and nitrogen
A saturated fatty acid is one in which All available bonds of its hydrocarbon chain are filled.
What determines how a protein performs? Shape
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