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Connecting Concepts: Animal Physiology/Signal Transduction 3: Implications in Human Health

        

Connecting Concepts: Animal Physiology/Signal Transduction 3: Implications in Human Health

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Using their knowledge of signal transduction, students look at estrogen signaling and the potential role that dioxins play in disrupting this pathway in endometriosis. Students: 1) learn about the normal female reproductive cycle and symptoms of endometriosis; 2) step through an animation depicting estrogen signaling in a uterine cell; and 3) complete a simulated investigation (based on actual studies) of the effects of dioxin on the pathway in which they interpret data from experiments, select... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: April 06, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 31, 2013
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Send email to cheetham@wisc.edu
Submitter: Michelle Capes

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
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1 year ago

Marty Zahn (Faculty)

Part three of three excellent interactive exercises that investigate the concept of signal transduction. Students are required to draw conclusions from information and data provided. Uses human disorders to illustrtae concept. This is a very difficult concept for students. Very well organized and well written. Have used in class successfully.

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