AP Biology

Which of the following is probably the main factor responsible for the phenomenon of density-dependent inhibition?

a. a local accumulation of growth-inhibiting factors
b. a local deficiency of nutrients
c. cells' inate "sense" of knowing when the organ of which they are apart has no need for additional cells
d. a shortage of growthfactors
e. none of the choices are correct

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Density-dependent_inhibition

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. I believe that it is none of the choices. I have read the chapter, and I am not 100% sure, but a,b,c, or d just don't seem right.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Biology

    What is probably the main factor responsible for the phenomenon of density-dependent inhibition? a) a local deficiency of nutrients b) cells' innate "sense" of knowing when the organ of which they are a part has no need for

  2. health

    which is a main factor that accounts for changes in the american family structure

  3. Study Skills Practice

    What does it mean to survey a text? A. Read the text and take detailed notes B. Look for the main ideas C. Find the answers in your questions (picked this one) D. Answer questions out loud. Why should you consider your teacher a

  4. Health

    2. Which main body system is responsible for breaking down food for energy?

  1. History

    Read the sentence. A tentative explanation for an observation or phenomenon that can be tested by further investigation or experimentation is defined as a __________. Which most accurately completes the sentence? dependent

  2. science help

    Two factors which cause global climate change are listed below. Factor 1: Volcanic eruptions. Factor 2: Changes in the amount of Sun’s heat received by the Earth’s atmosphere and surface. Which of these statements is correct

  3. Science

    Publishing can play a major factor in how a scientist is regarded. This is because the number of publications scientists produce can affect who gets a raise, who gets hired, who gets fired, and who gets funding to do more

  4. chem lab (webwork)

    Which of the following is NOT true of colligative properties? Colligative properties are... A. dependent on the mass of solute present. B. independent of the chemical identity of the solute. C. responsible for lowering the vapor

  1. chemistry 112

    the formation of SO3 from so2 and o2 is an intermediate step in the manufacture of sulfuric acid, and it is also responsible for the acid rain phenomenon. the equilibrium constant Kp for the reaction is 0.13 at 830 degree celcius.

  2. Science - chemistry

    The SO2 present in air is mainly responsible for the phenomenon of acid rain. The concentration of SO2 can be determined by titration against a permanganate solution of known concentration as follows: SO2 + MnO4^-1 -> SO4^-2 +

  3. Math

    Use the Factor Theorem to determine whether x-3 is a factor of P(x)=2x^3-5x^-9 . Specifically, evaluate P at the proper value, and then determine whether x-3 is a factor. P(_)=__ also pick which one applies x-3 is not a factor of

  4. AP physics

    The earth moves faster in its orbits around the sun in January, or in July? Explain [Note: this is not much of a factor in producing seasons - the main factor is the tilt of the earths axis relative to the plane of its orbit.]

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.