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by NS_Tutor_Will
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: NS FL4 B/B #13
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NS FL4 B/B #13

A student asks, "Isn't it kinesin that performs the actions indicated here as dyesin? I know they're similar, but my understanding leads me to think that the function described in the solution is more fit to kinesin." Kinesin and dynein are similar proteins: both carry cellular cargo along microtubu...
by NS_Tutor_Will
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: Biology Qbank 1 #5
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Biology Qbank 1 #5

A student stated about this question: "Even though DNA is stabilized through hydrogen bonding, hydrophobic interactions between DNA and water are also responsible for stability. The center of DNA consisting of nucleotides is non-polar which prevents disassociation of DNA within water. This is a hydr...
by NS_Tutor_Will
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: AAMC Resources
Topic: AAMC FL2 B/B #23
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Views: 1170

AAMC FL2 B/B #23

I received the following inquiry about this question: "I thought that histone acetylation and methylation were pre-transctiptional modifictations but the website said they were post transcriptional modifications. I dont understand how that could effect protein production after transcription. could y...
by NS_Tutor_Will
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Post Questions About Exams and QBank
Topic: FL 3, P/S, Q13
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FL 3, P/S, Q13

A student asked: On your full length 3 in the psych/sociology section (Passage 3, Question 13) it is now the second time an odds ratio has come up and the explanation provided gives no insight into how to interpret the data which a huge part of answering the question. Could I get some help on this? ...
by NS_Tutor_Will
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: AAMC Resources
Topic: AAMC Physics Q7
Replies: 2
Views: 1372

Re: AAMC Physics Q7

Hi Akriti! Good question. In the question stem, we see that we have a graph of the first three harmonics of a tone. From there, you can identify which harmonic is which in one of several ways. For one, you could count the nodes: the lower harmonics will have fewer nodes. By the same token, lower har...
by NS_Tutor_Will
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amino Acid Mnemonics
Replies: 1
Views: 1651

Re: Amino Acid Mnemonics

Hi k80j, One that you can use to get even more specific with the non-polar amino acids: VI(P) GAL ("she is a VIP GAL") - non-polar, aliphatic amino acids (Note that Proline doesn't neatly fit into aliphatic or aromatic categories. You usually see it listed with the aliphatic group, though.) Good luc...