Cell Membrane Diseases: Types & Causes


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Which of the following is NOT a symptom of cystic fibrosis?

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1. What is a hereditary disease?

2. What is the main purpose of the cell membrane?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you understand about cell membrane diseases with this worksheet and quiz. You will be tested on types of diseases and how they affect the cell membranes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will help you to:

  • Identify symptoms of cystic fibrosis
  • Define hereditary disease
  • Understand the main function of the cell membrane
  • Recognize a disease that is caused by an infection
  • Determine a cell membrane disease that involves the CFTR protein

Skills Practiced

Use the worksheet and quiz to address the following study skills:

  • Making connections use understanding of the concept of cystic fibrosis and its symptoms in the human body
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hereditary disease and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about differences between various cell membrane diseases

Additional Learning

For more on this area of focus, use the lesson called Cell Membrane Diseases: Types & Causes, which will adhere to the following goals:

  • Define cell membrane
  • Assess genetic diseases
  • Recognize infectious diseases
  • Determine the possible connection to disease with unknown causes