Ch. 12 - BiosignalingWorksheetSee all chapters
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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Biochemistry
Ch. 2 - Water
Ch. 3 - Amino Acids
Ch. 4 - Protein Structure
Ch. 5 - Protein Techniques
Ch. 6 - Enzymes and Enzyme Kinetics
Ch. 7 - Enzyme Inhibition and Regulation
Ch. 8 - Protein Function
Ch. 9 - Carbohydrates
Ch. 10 - Lipids
Ch. 11 - Biological Membranes and Transport
Ch. 12 - Biosignaling
Clutch Review 1: Nucleic Acids, Lipids, & Membranes
Clutch Review 2: Biosignaling, Glycolysis, Gluconeogenesis, & PP-Pathway
Clutch Review 3: Pyruvate & Fatty Acid Oxidation, Citric Acid Cycle, & Glycogen Metabolism
Clutch Review 4: Amino Acid Oxidation, Oxidative Phosphorylation, & Photophosphorylation
Introduction to Biosignaling
G protein-Coupled Receptors
Stimulatory Adenylate Cyclase GPCR Signaling
Inhibitory Adenylate Cyclase GPCR Signaling
Drugs & Toxins Affecting GPCR Signaling
Recap of Adenylate Cyclase GPCR Signaling
Phosphoinositide GPCR Signaling
PSP Secondary Messengers & PKC
Recap of Phosphoinositide Signaling
Receptor Tyrosine Kinases
Insulin Receptor
Insulin Signaling on Glucose Metabolism
Recap Of Insulin Signaling in Glucose Metabolism
Insulin Signaling as a Growth Factor
Recap of Insulin Signaling As A Growth Factor
Recap of Insulin Signaling
Jak-Stat Signaling
Lipid Hormone Signaling
Summary of Biosignaling
Signaling Defects & Cancer

Practice: Appropriately match each of the following terms with their description on the right. 

a) Primary messenger ______.                  1. Generates two secondary messengers.

b) Secondary messenger ______.             2. Stimulated by cAMP.

c) G-protein coupled receptor ______.      3. Activates phospholipase C.

d) Protein Kinase A ______.                      4. Message received by the cell.

e) Gαs ______.                                           5. Composed of 7 transmembrane alpha-helices.

f) Gαq ______.                                            6. Results in the re-association of G     α and Gβγ.

g) GTPase activity ______.                        7. Intracellular chemical message that relays a signal                                                                               from ligand receptor.

h) Phospholipase C ______.                      8. Activates adenylate cyclase.

i) Inositol triphosphate ______.                  9. Activated by diacylglycerol and Ca 2+.

j) Protein Kinase C ______.                      10. Activates a Ca  2+ channel.