Essays Tagged: "cilia"

Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis; Outline

RNA -Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis7-1 DNACells 'know' how to how to produce ATP, how to build cilia and centrioles, howto produce membranes and enzymes.A program, or code, in living cells must b ...

(6 pages) 89 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Biology notes on the "Phyla of Protists." This Phyla includes algea, protists, sponges, etc.

shells made of silica*Photosynthetic protists; can be multicellular*Move using flagella*Move using cilia*Fungus like protists*Form resistant sporesAn interesting group of protists consists of amoebas ... the size of their chloroplasts and become heterotrophic if they are kept in a dark environment.All ciliates contain large numbers of cilia, usually arranged in long rows down the body or in spirals a ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is all about the immune system, how it works, and what it does.

fever may develop. A fever can help to fight the pathogen. Second, the respiratory system contains cilia and mucus to trap pathogens. In the digestive system, enzymes in the stomach, pancreas, and li ...

(2 pages) 85 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Respiratory Function / Dysfunction

warmed and moistened. The walls of the nasal cavity have a carpet of tiny hair-like bristles called Cilia, that sweep debris and mucus upward, so that it is swallowed or coughed out. Other cells, call ... ays and secrete sticky mucus to trap dust or other particles. The consistent sweeping motion of the cilia filter out debris so when oxygen finally reaches the tiny alveoli, in the lungs, it is clean. ...

(9 pages) 132 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Music related to the Mozart Theory

s the original language of humans. Researchers have found that about two-thirds of the inner ear's cilia resonate only at the higher frequencies that are commonly found in music (3,000 - 20,000 Hz). ... on the basilar membrane. The basilar membrane holds the auditory receptors, tiny hair cells called cilia. Waves in the fluid of the ear stimulate the hair cells to send signals to through the thalam ...

(13 pages) 122 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Smoking, Alcohol, and Heroin

ses and stroke. Smoking hurts young people fitness. You die earlier if you smoke. Smoking stops the cilia from working properly. Smoking at early age cause the risk of lung cancer. The resting heart r ...

(1 pages) 75 3 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Enfermedades y Malfromaciones Congénitas en el Oido

al se ha diferenciado y es conocido como la ampoya. De la ampoya salen unos pequeños pelos o cilia que se han insertados en un medio gelatinoso. El vestíbulo es una cámara ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Skeletal and muscular system

-celled protozoan ancestors of animals had their weight supported by water and were able to move by cilia or other simple organelles. The evolution of large and more complex organisms (animals) necess ...

(9 pages) 118 0 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


ort their body wall, which actually makes their bodies more flexible. Aquatic flatworms usually use cilia to for movement, whereas most land-based flatworms use muscular contractions for movement. Mos ...

(3 pages) 1332 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Viruses in general: Infectious Mononucleosis

ained within a host cells (wiki#1). Often times the protein coat contains small receptors much like cilia but these receptors act in the opposite, they help the virus bind into the cell so that infect ...

(9 pages) 28 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Basic Structure of the Respiratory System

incoming bacteria and debris by producing sticky mucus when the air is moistened. Once trapped, the Cilia take over and move the mucus towards the Pharynx or the throat. There it is swallowed and dige ... rds the Pharynx or the throat. There it is swallowed and digested by the stomach. On a cold day the cilia is less effective and a build up is caused. This is why we get runny noses. Smoking inhibits t ...

(1 pages) 40 1 2.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Lung cancer 3

ore DNA then normal cells do.Lung Cancer What usually happens with lung cancer is that the cilia in your throat that usually help keep chemicals and other harmful particles out are destroyed ... severe it is often one of the signs that Doctors look for when diagnosing a patient. Often when the cilia are dead the mucus in your throat will thicken. Their are two different types of lung cancer: ...

(6 pages) 20 0 3.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Describe, compare, and contrast the pathway of air in amphibians, Birds, Fish, and Humans.

ass the larynx (voice box). After this air makes its way into the trachea which cleans the air with cilia. The cilia move in the trachea and remove viruses, dust, or other unwanted material by trappin ...

(5 pages) 5184 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology Notes

vesicle towards the positive end (periforate)e.Associated with locomotion appendagesf.Help form the cilia and flagellai.9 on outside, 2 on insideg.Important for forming centriolesi.Centriole: Center o ...

(12 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology