What theory states that all living things are composed of cells? Cell theory
What type of microscope would be best for studying the detailed structure of the surface of a plasma membrane? Scanning electron microscope
The two basic types of cells are ______ and ______.
Prokaryotic . . . eukaryotic
When using a light microscope to view a cell you obtained from scraping under your fingernails, you notice that the cell lacks a nucleus; therefore, you conclude that the cell must be a type of ______ cell. Prokaryotic
One difference between eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells is that eukaryotic cells ______ prokaryotic cells. Have membrane-bound organelles, which are lacking in
In eukaryotic cells, what name is given to the region between the nucleus and the plasma membrane? Cytoplasm
You find a cell of a type you have never seen before. The cell has both a nucleus and a cell wall. Therefore, you conclude that it must be a ______ cell. Plant
Which of the following is a function of the plasma membrane? Regulation of the passage of material into and out of the cell
______ are the major lipids of plasma membranes.
The concept of a membrane as a fluid mosaic reflects the ability of ______. Phospholipids and most proteins to drift about in the plane of the membrane
______ store the information necessary to produce proteins.
The nuclear envelope is composed of ______.
A double membrane
The structural combination of DNA and protein forms ______.
Most human cells contain ______ chromosomes.
What name is given to the organelle that manufactures the components of ribosomes? Nucleolus
Many antibiotic drugs are effective against bacteria without hurting humans because the antibiotics rely upon differences in the structure of human and bacterial ______. Ribosomes
Where does protein synthesis take place?
Information is transferred from the nucleus to ribosomes via...
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