Unit 1 multiple choice quiz

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An anticoagulant...
increases the time taken for a blood clot to form
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A major risk associated with the use of anticoagulants is
internal bleeding
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A platelet
is a cell fragment that releases thromboplastin
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Thrombin is
a soluble plasma protein
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Individual mononucleotides in a molecule of mRNA are joined together by
phosphodiester bonds
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The maximum number of amino acids coded for by a molecule of mRNA that is 600 mononucleotides long is
200
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When a gene that contains 22% adenine is transcribed, the mRNA produced will have
0% thymine
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Lipase is an enzyme involved in the digestion of triglycerides. Lipase enzymes hydrolyse
ester bonds to produce fatty acids
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A catalyst
increases the rate of reaction by reducing the activation energy
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Hydrolysis results in bonds between glycerol and a fatty acid
being broken and water being used
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A triglyceride is made from
one glycerol and three fatty acids
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DNA and mRNA both
have a sugar-phosphate chain
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One advantage of DNA having two complementary strands is that
semi-conservative replication is possible
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Analysis of a sample of DNA found that 40% of the nucleotides contained cytosine. In the same sample of DNA the percentage of nucleotides containing adenine would be
10
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The units for mean BMI are
kg m−2
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A major risk associated with the use of anticoagulants is

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internal bleeding

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A platelet

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Thrombin is

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Individual mononucleotides in a molecule of mRNA are joined together by

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