• Study Guide
    may go into a condition called _________ that uses ketones to provide necessary energy. Gluconeogenesis makes glucose out of ____________ if needed. How does fiber benefit our intestines? _________________________________ Critical Thinking A long-term diet that contains inadequate fiber may increase...
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  • Carbohydrates
    Polysaccharides are long carbohydrate molecules of monosaccharide units joined together by glycosides bonds, which must be broken down into mono before absorbed by the walls of the small intestine. We digest carbohydrates through our digestion system, from the mouth to the small intestine which is designed...
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  • A and P Ii Ch. 24 Practice Test
    liberated by bacterial action and absorbed in the large intestine are: Answer: biotin, pantothenic acid, and vitamin K 25. Which of the following organic nutrients are not absorbed by capillaries in the intestinal villi? Answer: lipids 26. The nutrients that can be absorbed without preliminary processing...
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  • Science
    their internal structure with an Electron Microscope Different organelles have different functions Plasma Membrane Made mainly of lipids and proteins Regulates substances in/out, has receptor molecules Nucleus Double membrane with pores, contains chromatin and...
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  • traditional and factory farms
    reduced feed efficiency compared to other livestock species such as poultry or swine.  In order to understand how we may improve feed efficiency and reduce feed costs, it is important to understand how the digestive system works. The common misconception is cattle have four stomachs, when the truth is it has...
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  • Digestion of Carbohydrates in Relation to Ph. Levels
    Janina Queensland Government 1/1/2012 The follow experiment was prepared, conducted and analysed in order to test at which pH level starch will be digested at fastest. The digestive system is a complex network of organs as well as other structures which all work together to supply the body with the necessary...
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  • Dengue
    indicates four things: * Its monosaccharides: glucose and fructose * Their ring types: glucose is a pyranose, and fructose is a furanose * How they are linked together: the oxygen on carbon number 1 (C1) of α-D-glucose is linked to the C2 of D-fructose. * The -oside suffix indicates that...
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  • Digestion
    mouth to the stomach e. Transport food from the stomach to the large intestine   13. In the stomach  a. Most of the food is digested b. Most of the nutrients are absorbed C. Protein digestion begins d. Carbohydrate digestion is completed e. None of the choices are correct   14. An Asian egg-eating...
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  • 7 Digestion
    Explain where and how the mechanical breakdown of food occurs. Teeth begin digestion mechanically, Chewing (“mastication”) breaks apart food, 2 sets of teeth, and the teeth are, Incisors for cutting, Canines “fangs” for tearing, and Premolars and molars for grinding 4. How does food move...
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  • Animal Nutrition
    Animal Nutrition Animals eat to grow, repair etc. They simply eat to live. In this unit we will study how animals make use of what they eat. The journey of the food from the mouth to the anus through the alimentary canal includes 5 steps: 1. Ingestion: Taking in pieces of food into the mouth 2. Digestion:...
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  • Essa
    • Weight loss • Anaemia Upper GI: • Haemotemesis (vomiting blood) • Melaena (blood in the stool, black as partially digested) • Nausea and vomiting • Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing, food gets stuck on way down) • Odynophagia (pain on swallowing) ...
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  • Respiratory System
    lining of the alimentary canal is the surface through which nutrients are absorbed. Define digestion. The process in which carbohydrates, proteins and fat molecules are broken down to products small enough to be absorbed into the blood and into the cells is called digestion. List the six basic...
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  • Biology/ Digestion, Blood, Circluation, Immunity
    molecules into smaller components absorbtion- involves the transport of digested nutrients to the tissue of the body Egestion- involves the removal of materieals from the food that the body can not digest How the food is digested in the body Mouth Physical digestion- teeth chew the food to increase...
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  • Carbohydrates
    provide the sweet taste in our food. Fruit sugar, table sugar or corn sugar are all types of simple sugars. On consumption, these sugars are directly absorbed in the blood as glucose requirements of the body. Glucose provides instant energy as it reaches different parts of the body via blood. Simple sugars...
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  • Nutrient
    such as meat, fish, eggs, grains nuts, and beans. We need protein for our bone, muscle, hormone, and antibody and DNA production. Fat also known as lipids, chemically, they contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and most of them do not dissolve in water. The most common fat is cholesterol, saturated fats...
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  • Yesboss
    act like doors, letting molecules in and out - the membrane is a double layer made up of phosphate heads that are hydrophilic (water loving) & lipid tails that are hydrophobic (water hating) Movement of molecules - passive happens when there is a concentration gradient between the outside of...
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  • FOOD SCIENCE
    the food we eat and how technology is used to manage the quality of food. Therefore, in order to maintain good health and avoid deficiency disease, Food science and technology is important. Food is anything edible, non toxic, be it liquid or solid when ingested, digested and absorbed can perform at least...
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  • Nutrition
    animals i. Monosaccharides – Single molecule 1. Glucose, fructose and galactose a. Glucose most abundant ii. Disasccharides- Double Molecules b. How are sugars produced? i. They are produced naturally by plants, especially fruits sugar canes and sugar beets. 4. What are starches? a. Starches are...
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  • jjhvbh
    bacteria in the food and stops the action of the salivary amylase” (accessed 18/06/13) Once the carbohydrates have gone through this process, they are absorbed in the small intestine and finally it all leaves the body through excretion. Carbohydrates don’t just give us energy to get through the day, they...
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  • Dna Analysis Practical Write-Up
    2012). Spectrophotometry is a versatile analytical tool. The underlying principle of spectrophotometry is to shine light on a sample and to analyze how the sample affects the light. DNA absorbs light at a wavelength of approximately 260nm (Stryer; 2006). Centrifugation is a process that involves the...
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