MCAT BIO 4

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MCAT BIO 4
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2011-01-12 16:09:18
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  1. what is sarcoplasmic reticulum?
    modified ER that stores calcium ions in muscle cells
  2. during contraction what happens to A band, H zone and I band?
    no change in A band, H zone and I band decrease in length
  3. role of calcium in initiation of sarcomere contraction
    Ca binds with troponin, causing confromational shift in tropomyosin, exposing the myosin binding sites
  4. which nervous system inhibits digestion, which promotes it
    sympathetic inhibits, parasympathetic promotes
  5. (t/f) blood entering pulmonary capillaries has higher partial pressure of O2 than the air in the alveoli
    False
  6. how does the partial pressure of CO2 in capillary compare with the partial pressure of CO2 in alveolar.
    capillary has higher partial pressure

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