Biological Factors Summary Report | CureHunter (2022)

Endogenously-synthesized compounds that may influence biological phenomena or represent quantifiable biomarkers. Biological factors are a variety of extracellular substances that are not otherwise classified under ENZYMES; HORMONES or HORMONE ANTAGONISTS

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  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Antigens: 114404
    • Biological Markers: 56388
    • Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins: 12097
    • Blood Coagulation Factors: 2147
    • Chemotactic Factors: 977
    • Inflammation Mediators: 730
    • endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization factor: 152
    • Pheromones: 72
    • parathyroid hypertensive factor: 24
    • YIT 9018: 14
    • Biological Toxins: 13
    • erbisol: 9
    • prostacyclin synthesis stimulating plasma factor: 9
    • subalin: 8
    • biosporin: 7
    • Bru-Pel: 5
    • piyavit: 4
    • pantohematogen: 3
    • epithelium-derived relaxant factor: 2
    • lens epithelial necrosis factor: 2
    • neurocatin: 2
    • serum thyroid hormone reducing factor: 2
    • Aerobact: 1
    • Blood Coagulation Factor Inhibitors: 1
    • chigain: 1
    • Maxilin: 1
    • angiohypotensin
    • Ascogen S
    • asterobactin
    • Biological Pigments
    • endocardin
    • epithelium-derived inhibitory factor
    • Host-Derived Cellular Factors
    • Listeria monocytogenes factor Ei
    • luteinization stimulator
    • mouse immunosuppressive factor-neutral protein
    • PNG 41
    • pseudoalterobactin A
    • pseudoalterobactin B
    • smooth muscle inhibitory factor

Substances that are recognized by the immune system and induce an immune reaction.

Also Known As:

Antigen

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Antigens: 114404

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subalin

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • subalin: 8

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pantohematogen

from whole blood of Siberian deers and wapiti

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • pantohematogen: 3

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Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins

Regulatory proteins and peptides that are signaling molecules involved in the process of PARACRINE COMMUNICATION. They are generally considered factors that are expressed by one cell and are responded to by receptors on another nearby cell. They are distinguished from HORMONES in that their actions are local rather than distal.

Also Known As:

Growth Factors; Peptide Factors, Paracrine; Paracrine Peptide Factors; Paracrine Protein Factors

  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
    • Proteins: 90489
      • Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins: 12097
    • Peptides: 22950
      • Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins: 12097
  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins: 12097

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Aerobact

isolated from Aerococcus viridans 167

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Aerobact: 1

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angiohypotensin

blood-borne selective inhibitor of the release of noradrenaline from the nerve terminals of resistance vessels

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • angiohypotensin
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
    • Peptides: 22950
      • angiohypotensin

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PNG 41

compound derived from a Papua New Guinea sponge; has macrocyclic structure; causes relaxation of rings of cerebral artery

Also Known As:

PNG-41

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • PNG 41

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Biological Pigments

Any normal or abnormal coloring matter in PLANTS; ANIMALS or micro-organisms.

Also Known As:

Pigments, Biological

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Biological Pigments

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Host-Derived Cellular Factors

A broad category of endogenous cellular factors that are used by VIRUSES for essential functions such as VIRUS REPLICATION. Many host-derived factors play normal cellular roles in non-infected cells.

Also Known As:

Cellular Factors, Host-Derived; Factors, Host-Derived Cellular; Host Derived Cellular Factors

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  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Host-Derived Cellular Factors

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Inflammation Mediators

The endogenous compounds that mediate inflammation (AUTACOIDS) and related exogenous compounds including the synthetic prostaglandins (PROSTAGLANDINS, SYNTHETIC).

Also Known As:

Mediators, Inflammation; Mediators of Inflammation

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Inflammation Mediators: 730

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Chemotactic Factors

Chemical substances that attract or repel cells. The concept denotes especially those factors released as a result of tissue injury, microbial invasion, or immunologic activity, that attract LEUKOCYTES; MACROPHAGES; or other cells to the site of infection or insult.

Also Known As:

Chemoattractants; Chemotactic Factors, Macrophage; Macrophage Chemotactic Factors; Chemotaxins; Cytotaxinogens; Cytotaxins

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Chemotactic Factors: 977

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parathyroid hypertensive factor

factor biosynthesized by parathyroid hormone which increases blood pressure & vascular smooth muscle calcium uptake when given to normotensive rats

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • parathyroid hypertensive factor: 24

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epithelium-derived inhibitory factor

factor induced by bronchoactive agents from airway epithelium; relaxes certain tissues including rat aorta and airway smooth muscles; non-prostanoid factordifferent from EDRF

Also Known As:

EpDIF

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • epithelium-derived inhibitory factor

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Pheromones

Chemical substances, excreted by an organism into the environment, that elicit behavioral or physiological responses from other organisms of the same species. Perception of these chemical signals may be olfactory or by contact.

Also Known As:

Semiochemicals; Synomones; Allelochemicals; Allomones; Ectohormones; Kairomones

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Pheromones: 72

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prostacyclin synthesis stimulating plasma factor

non-cellular component in human blood, which is able to influence the prostacyclin formation to a certain degree

Also Known As:

PSSPF

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • prostacyclin synthesis stimulating plasma factor: 9

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lens epithelial necrosis factor

capable of irreversibly damaging 100% of epithelial cells in capsule bag to prevent posterior capsule opacification

Also Known As:

LENF

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  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • lens epithelial necrosis factor: 2

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chigain

a Russian cpd; from fat-free pasteurized colostrum of healthy women; used in immune replacement therapy to treat children with chronic cystitis; no other info avail 3/94

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • chigain: 1

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mouse immunosuppressive factor-neutral protein

endogenous immunosuppressive factor from liver; induced dose-dependent alternative changes in thymocyte viability

Also Known As:

immunosuppressive factor-neutral protein, mouse; ISF 70 protein, mouse; ISF-70 protein, mouse; ISFnp protein, mouse

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • mouse immunosuppressive factor-neutral protein

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Blood Coagulation Factor Inhibitors

Substances, usually endogenous, that act as inhibitors of blood coagulation. They may affect one or multiple enzymes throughout the process. As a group, they also inhibit enzymes involved in processes other than blood coagulation, such as those from the complement system, fibrinolytic enzyme system, blood cells, and bacteria.

Also Known As:

Inhibitor, Blood Coagulation Factor; Inhibitor, Coagulation Factor, Blood; Inhibitors, Blood Coagulation Factor; Inhibitors, Coagulation Factor, Blood

Pharmalogical Action Categories:

  • Anticoagulants
  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Blood Coagulation Factor Inhibitors: 1

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Biological Markers

Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.

Also Known As:

Surrogate Marker; Surrogate Endpoint; Surrogate Markers; Surrogate End Points; Biological Marker; Biochemical Marker; Biologic Marker; Biologic Markers; Biomarkers; Clinical Marker; Immune Marker; Immune Markers; Immunologic Marker; Laboratory Marker; Marker, Biochemical; Marker, Biological; Marker, Clinical; Marker, Immunologic; Marker, Laboratory; Marker, Serum; Marker, Surrogate; Serum Marker; Surrogate End Point; Surrogate Endpoints; Viral Marker; End Point, Surrogate; End Points, Surrogate; Endpoint, Surrogate; Endpoints, Surrogate; Marker, Biologic; Marker, Immune; Marker, Viral; Markers, Biologic; Markers, Immune; Biochemical Markers; Clinical Markers; Immunologic Markers; Laboratory Markers; Markers, Biochemical; Markers, Biological; Markers, Clinical; Markers, Immunologic; Markers, Laboratory; Markers, Serum; Markers, Surrogate; Markers, Viral; Serum Markers; Viral Markers

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Biological Markers: 56388

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smooth muscle inhibitory factor

does not appear to be peptide or lipid but may contain carbohydrate moiety; may be the same as EDRF

Also Known As:

Smooth muscle inhibitory factor

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • smooth muscle inhibitory factor

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luteinization stimulator

intrafollicular cpd released by granulosa cells under in vitro conditions with stimulatory effects on immature granulosa cell differentiation

Also Known As:

Luteinization stimulator

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • luteinization stimulator

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Biological Toxins

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Specific, characterizable, poisonous chemicals, often PROTEINS, with specific biological properties, including immunogenicity, produced by microbes, higher plants (PLANTS, TOXIC), or ANIMALS.

Also Known As:

Toxins, Biological

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Biological Toxins: 13

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erbisol

patented drug isolated from bovine embryo

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • erbisol: 9

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Blood Coagulation Factors

Endogenous substances, usually proteins, that are involved in the blood coagulation process.

Also Known As:

Coagulation Factor; Coagulation Factors; Blood Coagulation Factor; Coagulation Factor, Blood; Coagulation Factors, Blood; Factor, Coagulation; Factors, Coagulation; Factor, Blood Coagulation; Factors, Blood Coagulation

  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
    • Proteins: 90489
      • Blood Proteins: 4303
        • Blood Coagulation Factors: 2147
  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Blood Coagulation Factors: 2147

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Bru-Pel

aqueous-ether extract form Brucella abortus

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Bru-Pel: 5

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asterobactin

a new siderophore group antibiotic from Nocardia asteroides; structure in first source

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • asterobactin

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endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization factor

may be related to anandamide; released from endothelium of rat pulmonary arteries; nonprostanoid, nonidentified factor that contributes to endothelium-dependent relaxation by causing hyperpolarization of the vascular smooth muscle

Also Known As:

EDHF; endothelium-derived hyperpolarization factor

Pharmalogical Action Categories:

  • Endothelium-Dependent Relaxing Factors
  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • endothelium-dependent hyperpolarization factor: 152

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Biological Factors

Endogenously-synthesized compounds that may influence biological phenomena or represent quantifiable biomarkers. Biological factors are a variety of extracellular substances that are not otherwise classified under ENZYMES; HORMONES or HORMONE ANTAGONISTS

Also Known As:

Biologic Factors; Biological Factor; Factor, Biologic; Factor, Biological; Factors, Biological; Biologic Factor; Factors, Biologic

  • Biological Factors: 1315

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serum thyroid hormone reducing factor

biologically active factor that induces the deviation of thyroid hormone metabolism; has been partially purified from the soluble cytosol fraction of Walker 256 carcinoma cells

Also Known As:

STRF

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  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • serum thyroid hormone reducing factor: 2

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Listeria monocytogenes factor Ei

has antineoplastic activity in combination with BCG vaccine

Also Known As:

LM-Ei factor; Listeria Ei factor

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Listeria monocytogenes factor Ei

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pseudoalterobactin A

excreted by marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas sp. KP20-4; structure in first source

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • pseudoalterobactin A

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pseudoalterobactin B

excreted by marine bacterium Pseudoalteromonas sp. KP20-4; structure in first source

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • pseudoalterobactin B

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YIT 9018

from Lactobacillus casei; a preparation of heat-killed YIT 9018 prevents the proliferation of transfected pathogenic bacteria & reduces the lethal toxicity of 5-FU

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • YIT 9018: 14

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piyavit

preparation of leech saliva

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • piyavit: 4

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biosporin

preparation consists of 2 strains of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis; regulates and stimulates digestion; has antiallergenic effect

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • biosporin: 7

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neurocatin

a neuroregulator factor isolated from mammalian brains; it is a powerful affector of protein phosphorylation in rat striatal synaptosomes; it appears to be a small peptide with a MW range 2-2.5 kDa

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • neurocatin: 2
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
    • Proteins: 90489
      • Nerve Tissue Proteins: 1
        • neurocatin: 2

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epithelium-derived relaxant factor

biological factors released by airway epithelium; modulates the responsiveness of the underlying smooth muscle to spasmogens; may be a cyclooxygenase product of arachidonic acid metabolism

Also Known As:

EpDRF; Epithelium-derived relaxant factor

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • epithelium-derived relaxant factor: 2

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endocardin

a factor released from endocardial epithelium that prolongs myocardial contraction

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • endocardin

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Maxilin

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Maxilin: 1

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Ascogen S

consists of a biological active multicomponent complex of the metabolites of nucleotide metabolism

  • Biological Factors: 1315
    • Ascogen S

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FAQs

How do you explain biological factors? ›

Anything which affects the function and behavior of a living organism. Internally, this factor can be a physical, physiological, chemical, neurological, or genetic condition which causes a psychological effect. Biological factors are seen as the primary determinants of human behavior.

What are the biological factors of crime? ›

Factors such as low intelligence, poor diet, impulsivity and hyperactivity, hormones such as testosterone and cortisol, and environmental pollutants may all affect a person's biological propensity for criminal or antisocial behaviour.

What are the three most important biological factors? ›

Biological factors

These factors include soluble biochemical signals, transfection of gene vectors, and cell–cell interactions.

What are biological factors in biopsychosocial model? ›

The biopsychosocial model reflects the development of illness through the complex interaction of biological factors (genetic, biochemical, etc.), psychological factors (mood, personality, behaviour, etc.) and social factors (cultural, familial, socioeconomic, medical, etc.).

How biological factors affect human behavior? ›

A growing body of evidence suggests that biological factors such as genes, hormone levels, brain structure, and brain functioning influence the development and trajectory of conduct problems in youth.

How biological factors influence social change? ›

Biological factors have some indirect influence upon social change. By biological factors, the mean the factors that determine the number, composition, the selection and the hereditary quality of the successive generation. The changes in population in both number and composition have effect on society.

What is a biological explanation? ›

Most basically, whereas traditional philosophy of science based explanation on derivation from scientific laws, there are many biological explanations in which laws play little or no role. Instead, the field of biology is a natural place to turn for support for the idea that causal information is explanatory.

What is the biological explanation of crime? ›

positivism is a research tradition that seeks to establish objective causes of individual behaviour. Biological explanations of crime assume that some people are 'born criminals', who are physiologically distinct from non-criminals. The most famous proponent of this approach is Cesare Lombroso.

What is the main idea of biological theory? ›

Biological Theory is devoted to theoretical advances in the fields of evolution and cognition with an emphasis on the conceptual integration afforded by evolutionary and developmental approaches.

How biological factors affect health? ›

Biological factors affect the risk of developing schizophrenia or other severe mental illnesses among people at genetic risk. Their genetic heritage may make the brain more vulnerable to viruses during fetal development or infancy.

How biological factors influence learning? ›

The biological processes of learning start within neurons, which are electrically activated brain cells. Learning is achieved due to changing strength and numbers of neural pathways, which involves a process known as synaptic plasticity.

What is the role of biological factor in our mental health? ›

Biological factors consist of anything physical that can cause adverse effects on a person's mental health. Biological factors include genetics, prenatal damage, infections, exposure to toxins, brain defects or injuries, and substance abuse.

What is an example of biological approach? ›

Biological Approach Examples

An example of the biological approach to psychology would be the fear response. The fear response gives way to fight, flight, or freeze behaviors. Which course of action an individual takes in the presence of a stressor relies on their biological make-up.

What are biological psychological and social factors? ›

Biological factors include inherited personality traits and genetic conditions. Psychological factors involve lifestyle, personality characteristics, and stress levels. Social factors include such things as social support systems, family relationships, and cultural beliefs.

What is the biological model of health? ›

A biomedical model is a surrogate for a human being, or a human biologic system, that can be used to understand normal and abnormal function from gene to phenotype and to provide a basis for preventive or therapeutic intervention in human diseases.

What is the biological factors of environment? ›

Biological factors such as breeding behavior, care of young, time of last eating, and food storage cause changes in daily activity patterns. Similarly, environmental factors such as temperature, snow cover, food supply and disturbance caused by humans in an urban setting also cause changes in daily activity patterns.

What are the biological factors in human evolution? ›

Five different forces have influenced human evolution: natural selection, random genetic drift, mutation, population mating structure, and culture. All evolutionary biologists agree on the first three of these forces, although there have been disputes at times about the relative importance of each force.

What does biological influence mean? ›

Biological influences on human behavior examines how genetics & the environment affect overall behavior.

Which factors can affect social life? ›

Main factors which affect social change can be discussed a follows:
  • Natural Factors:
  • Geographical Factors of Social Change:
  • Biological Factors:
  • Demographic Factors:
  • Socio-economic Factors:
  • Cultural Factors:
  • Science and Technology as factors of Social Change:

What factors influence cultural change? ›

Cultural change can have many causes, including the environment, technological inventions, and contact with other cultures. Cultures are externally affected via contact between societies, which may also produce—or inhibit—social shifts and changes in cultural practices.

What is the most significant factor that influences changes in our present society? ›

Science and Technology factors  In contemporary times science and technology happens to be the most important factor of social change. New scientific inventions and technologies always greatly influence the social life.

What is the best definition of biological? ›

Listen to pronunciation. (BY-oh-LAH-jih-kul) Pertaining to biology or to life and living things. In medicine, refers to a substance made from a living organism or its products.

What is biological basis of behaviour? ›

Biological Bases for Behavior Key Terms

Soma/cell body: The part of a neuron that contains its nucleus and other standard cellular structures. Dendrites: The multiple thin, treelike fibers that branch off from a neuron's soma and contain receptors to accept incoming signals from other neurons.

What is a biological context? ›

The biological context network model enables one to view the interactome as a mosaic of overlapping sub-networks, each associated with specific contexts or conditions, and to further characterize changes in topology from one context to another.

What are the types of biological theory? ›

Biological theories can be classified into three types: (1) those that attempt to differentiate among individuals on the basis of certain innate (i.e., those with which you are born) outward physical traits or characteristics; (2) those that attempt to trace the source of differences to genetic or hereditary ...

What are the main 3 factors of crime? ›

The Crime Triangle identifies three factors that create a criminal offense. Desire of a criminal to commit a crime; Target of the criminal's desire; and the Opportunity for the crime to be committed. You can break up the Crime Triangle by not giving the criminal the Opportunity.

What factors influence criminal behavior? ›

What Influences Criminal Behavior?
  • Biological Risk Factors. Just like we can't choose our eye color, we can't choose the chemical makeup of our brain. ...
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences. ...
  • Negative Social Environment. ...
  • Substance Abuse. ...
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What is a biological perspective? ›

Definition of the Biological Perspective

The biological perspective seeks to determine the psychological aspects of human behavior looking at evidence from genetic and neurological studies as well as studies of the immune system. Also known as biopsychology, it has played a major role in psychology from the beginning.

What is biological theory of development? ›

biological development, the progressive changes in size, shape, and function during the life of an organism by which its genetic potentials (genotype) are translated into functioning mature systems (phenotype).

Who proposed biological theory? ›

In the 1890s great interest, as well as controversy, was generated by the biological theory of the Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso, whose investigations of the skulls and facial features of criminals led him to the hypothesis that serious or persistent criminality was associated with atavism, or the reversion to ...

What are the 8 biological factors that influence child development? ›

Biological Factors Affecting Child Development
  • Heredity. Heredity refers to the transfer of genes or physical traits from parents to children. ...
  • Gender. The gender of the child also plays a crucial role in their physical development. ...
  • Hormones. ...
  • Environment. ...
  • Home Environment. ...
  • Socio-Economic Status. ...
  • Home Atmosphere.

What are the effects of biological hazards? ›

Biological health hazards include bacteria, viruses, parasites and moulds or fungi. They can pose a threat to human health when they are inhaled, eaten or come in contact with skin. They can cause illness such as food poisoning, tetanus, respiratory infections or parasite infection.

How does biological factors affect cognitive development? ›

Conclusions: Children at high biological risk were able to catch up on their cognitive delay in a highly stimulating home environment. Children at low as well as high biological risk in a less stimulating home environment showed a decline in cognitive development.

Which of the biological factors influence physical growth? ›

The 3 biological factors affecting growth and development are: Genetic Inheritance. Gender. Hormones.

Which one is not a biological factor? ›

Thus it is concluded that the Parent-child relationship is not a biological factor determining individual differences.

Do biological factors affect the personality of an individual? ›

Personality traits are complex, and research suggests that genetic and environmental factors shape traits. 3 These two forces interact in various ways to form our individual personalities.

What are biological factors in counseling? ›

Biological factors involve genetics, physiology, chemistry, and neurology. Questions will address diet, sleep habits, and family history.

What is the biological approach to mental illness? ›

The biological approach to psychopathology believes that disorders have an organic or physical cause. The focus of this approach is on genetics, neurotransmitters, neurophysiology, neuroanatomy etc. The approach argues that mental disorders are related to the physical structure and functioning of the brain.

What is the biological factors of environment? ›

Biological factors such as breeding behavior, care of young, time of last eating, and food storage cause changes in daily activity patterns. Similarly, environmental factors such as temperature, snow cover, food supply and disturbance caused by humans in an urban setting also cause changes in daily activity patterns.

What are the biological factors in human evolution? ›

Five different forces have influenced human evolution: natural selection, random genetic drift, mutation, population mating structure, and culture. All evolutionary biologists agree on the first three of these forces, although there have been disputes at times about the relative importance of each force.

What are the 5 biological factors? ›

Biological factors as a part of endogenic factors, in ease, divided into five major areas: genetic factors, brain and neurotransmitters, endocrine glands and hormones, physical health and typology and attractiveness.

What are biological factors in nursing? ›

The biological factor addresses the impact of the overall health, of current injury and illness, and the scope of the patient's anatomy and physiology. The psychological factor addresses the impact of emotion, cognition, spiritual beliefs, and the ability to understand.

What is the effect of biological? ›

A biological effect is generally defined as the response of an organism, a population, or a community to changes in its environment (Walker et al., 2006). From: Journal of Environmental Management, 2012.

What is the role of biological factor in our mental health? ›

Biological factors consist of anything physical that can cause adverse effects on a person's mental health. Biological factors include genetics, prenatal damage, infections, exposure to toxins, brain defects or injuries, and substance abuse.

What is the biological definition of environment? ›

environment, the complex of physical, chemical, and biotic factors that act upon an organism or an ecological community and ultimately determine its form and survival.

What is the importance of biological and cultural evolution? ›

Biological evolution, as demonstrated by Kimura and Goodenough, accelerated the birth of new species by favoring the genetic isolation of small populations. Cultural evolution had the opposite effect, erasing differences between related species and bringing them together.

What factors are responsible for evolution? ›

The four main factors affecting evolution are:
  • Gene flow.
  • Genetic drift.
  • Mutation.
  • Natural selection.

What are the five factors that can lead to evolution? ›

They are: mutation, non-random mating, gene flow, finite population size (genetic drift), and natural selection.

How biological factors influence learning? ›

The biological processes of learning start within neurons, which are electrically activated brain cells. Learning is achieved due to changing strength and numbers of neural pathways, which involves a process known as synaptic plasticity.

What biological factors influence gender? ›

Gender is determined by two biological factors: hormones and chromosomes.

What biological factors affect mortality rate? ›

The factors affecting death are age, sex, diseases, heredity, nutritional level, health facility and services and health education. Three of them are described below: Age: Mortality rates are different in different age group. Mortality is high among children and old people but it is low among youths.

What are the biological determinants of health? ›

Biological determinants can be all the individual characteristics of a person that have biological background, including genetics, family predisposition, pathology, health status, anthropometry, body mass index (BMI)/adiposity, birth weight, physical fitness levels, age, sex, ethnicity, etc.

What is biological environment on health? ›

Definition of biological environment

: the natural biological factors (such as wild animals and plants or bacteria) that affect human life (as in a particular place or period)

What are the 5 stages of nursing process? ›

  • The common thread uniting different types of nurses who work in varied areas is the nursing process—the essential core of practice for the registered nurse to deliver holistic, patient-focused care. Assessment. ...
  • Diagnosis. ...
  • Outcomes / Planning. ...
  • Implementation. ...
  • Evaluation.

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