• Endocrine System
    . Results: Chart 1 Effects of Hormones on Metabolic Rate Normal Rat Thyroidectomized Rat Hypophysectomized Rat Baseline Weight Ml O2 used per hour Metabolic Rate 250.8 grams 7.2 ml 432 ml 1733 ml O2/kg/hr 245.5 grams 6.2 ml 372 ml 1518 ml O2/kg/hr 244.8 grams 6.1 ml...
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  • Endocrine System Physiology
    : Determining Baseline Metabolic Rates The baseline metabolic rate for the normal rat was 1682.7 ml O2/kg/hr, the rate for the thyroidectomized rat was 1473.6 ml O2/kg/hr, and the rate for the hypox rat was 1473.0 ml O2/kg/hr. Baseline Normal Rat Thyroidextomized Rat Hypophysectomized Rat Weight...
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    Metabolism and Thyroid Hormones – Part 1 Answers 1. The baseline metabolic rate (BMR) of the normal rat was approximately ________ ml O2/kg/hr. 426 2. True or False: The BMR of all three rats was approximately the same before treatment with thyroxine, TSH, or propylthiouracil. true 3...
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  • Physioex1
    Experiment Results Predict Question: Predict Question 1: Make a prediction about the basal metabolic rate (BMR) of the remaining rats compared with the BMR of the normal rat you just measured. Your answer : b. The hypophysectomized (Hypox) rat's BMR will be higher than the normal rat's BMR. Predict...
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  • How to catch a charizard with a pokeball
    Throw pokeball as hard as possible. Which rat had the fastest baseline metabolic rate? The Normal Rate at 1686 Why did the metabolic rates differ? The rates differed due to thyroid gland being removed from the thyoidectomized rat, preventing it from it producing Thyroxine to maintain its...
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  • Endocrinology
    effects of thyroxine and TSH on metabolism on a rat’s metabolic rate, by measuring a normal rat’s basal metabolic rate (BMR) and comparing that to the BMRs of a thyroidectomized rat and a hypophysectomized rat. These test rats have had their thyroid and pituitary glands surgically removed, respectively...
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  • Physioex9.0 Exercise 4 Act 1
    and body. The hormone levels would be lower as a result. 5. The metabolic rate went up.My prediction was correct. 6. It raised the rate, even though it wasn’t as high as the normal rat's, it was still hyperthyroidic. The dose was too large. My prediction was correct. The normal rat was...
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  • Chapter 12
    of energy)—see Powley et al. (1980). Both are likely to be the result of the increases in insulin levels that occur following the lesion. Because the calories ingested by VMH-lesioned rats are converted to fat at a high rate, the rats must keep eating to ensure that they have enough calories in their...
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    down more than 50 %, from 2.0 to 0.8 W, allowing rats to survive twice as long without food. There is a classical experiment on the effect of semi-starvation in normal-weight men with similar results, the so-called Minnesota Experiment (Keys et al. 1950). It was initiated to determine the...
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    ._____________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ 2. What effect did the administration of saline injections have on the control rat? How well did the results compare with your prediction? Saline had no effect. The inclusion of the saline as a negative control is to ensure that saline has no...
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  • Why We Sleep
    carried out on him 12 hours before the end of the vigil. His blood pressure and pulse were normal, although his body temperature was about 1.0°C under the norm. Nothing is known about his metabolic rate. The more clinically significant, although not serious findings, were dry eyes, nasal and throat...
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  • Hard Wired
    experiment concludes, "whether with an exogenous drug, or by palatable food intake, elicits long lasting changes in receptor function or transduction mechanisms that subsequently result in compensatory down regulation of transcription." (Kelley et al, 2003.) It is not difficult now to compare people with...
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  • General Biology Ii
    the blood? * Would glucagon levels in the blood be high or low? * Would insulin levels in the blood be high or low? * Would the basal metabolic rate be higher or lower than normal? * Would protein mass be increasing or decreasing? Maintaining Homeostasis in Blood...
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  • A Comparison of the Effects of Three Gm Corn Varieties on Mammalian Health
    , and pesticide residues, do in fact differ from line to line, for example in the non-GM reference groups. This not only introduced unnecessary sources of variability but also increased considerably the number of rats fed a normal non-GM diet (320) compared to the GM-fed groups (80) per transformation...
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  • Renal System Physiology
    or break. 10. Based on ALL the results from these laboratory activities, what should be the effect of blood pressure on glomerular filtration and pressure? Explain!!! (2 points)  Increasing blood pressure supplying the Glomerulus will increase glomerular filtration rate in the kidney. They are...
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  • Edexcel Biology Unit 5 Q&A
    /NADH} - Only anaerobic respiration in plants/microorganisms (also) requires the {reduction of/addition of hydrogen to/eq} {NAD} Suggest and explain two reasons why naked mole rats might not survive global warming/climate change. - Low {allele frequency/eq} (due to inbreeding) - Idea of less likely...
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  • Physioex Unit 1 Flash Cards
    cell Which way does sodium-potassium pump move sodium?: out of the cell Why didn't the administration of propylthiouracil have any effect on the metabolic rate of either the thyroidectomized rat or the hypophysectomized rat?: The rat needs both the pituitary glands as well as the thyroid gland to...
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  • State of Science on Gmo Foods
    lectin from the snowdrop plant) also showed proliferative cell growth in both the stomach and intestinal walls (see photos).25 Although the guts of rats fed GM peas were not examined for cell growth, the intestines were mysteriously heavier; possibly as a result of such growth.26 Cell proliferation can...
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  • The Affect of Psychological Stress on the Heart Rate.
    to its normal state. But if the stress is chronic, the mechanism remains activated and organism is exposed to the high level of hormones for the long periods of time. As a result, blood pressure and heart rate are constantly elevated, which can take a toll on the cardiovascular system and cause a...
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  • Unkknown Lab Report
    decreased basal metabolic rate, and increased body weight, intra-abdominal fat and insulin resistance without changing food intake or physical activity level. A high-fat diet further exacerbated insulin resistance and obesity. Mitochondria in skeletal muscle and liver of ATZ-treated rats were swollen with...
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