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Microbiology Notes

of: * Bases (purines, pyrimidines) * Sugars (ribose, deoxyribose) * Phosphate The Double Helix of DNA * Look up picture * Two strands are held together by hydrogen bonds ATP: The Energy Molecule of cells * Adenosine triphosphate contains: * Adenine * Ribose * Three phosphates * Gives off energy when the bond is broken and one phosphate group removed (Day 5) Chapter 3: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms General Laboratoy Techniques-...

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Siamote Tea

plethora of health-related concerns. The components of teas are Caffeine, an odorless, slightly bitter-tasting alkaloid found in tea. When used in moderation, caffeine acts as a mild stimulant to the nervous system, blocking the neurotransmitter adenosine and resulting in a feeling of well-being and alertness. It increases the heart rate, blood pressure, and urination and stimulates secretion of stomach acids. The amount of Amount of caffeine per 180ml cup (approximate): Black Tea: 23 - 110 mg, Oolong...

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A and P Lab

the questions in complete sentences and explain your answers. 1. In the body, what mechanisms play a role in maintaining glomerular filtration rate with fluctuating blood pressure? The myogenic mechanism, sympathetic nervous system controls, and adenosine for instance. 2. What was the glomerular filtration rate at 80mmHg beaker pressure, 0.55 mm afferent radius, and 0.45 mm efferent radius? 129.61 was the glomerular filtration rate. Summary: In this Activity, I learned/observed that: Blood pressure...

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final LDH

removed but there was still AMP binding contaminants left in the solution. This explains why a greater purification factor was not achieved. Comparing the purification factor for the elution profile (9.7±0.9) to the purification factor of the adenosine agarose step of methyltransferase (1470), one can see a huge difference in the purification factor values. This indicates that in methyltransferase purification, LDH is less expressed in the cell. This results support the important role of LDH in...

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Energy Drinks: Stuff that Kills

heartbeat speeds up and raises their anxiety when is the cause of keeping them up and with energy. When a child drinks any kind of energy drink they are slowing their growth and stopping their brain development with a chemical called adenosine (Deardorff).” Often people don’t know healthy ways to get energy so they just grab an energy drink off the A second reason why energy drinks can be harmful to a person’s body is because of medication and drug use. Energy drinks and medications...

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Effects of Caffeine on Endurance

mitochondrial count and oxidative enzyme capacity, allowing for energy production to come from aerobic metabolism. (Costill et al., 1976) Lastly, time spent doing endurance-training techniques helps the body become more able to produce ATP (adenosine triphosphate), a substance necessary for energy transportation during metabolism. (Burke, 1977) These adjustments include higher rate of oxygen delivery and oxygen utilization, increased rate of aerobic energy production, utilization of fat fuels, and...

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Behavior of Proteins

substrate concen.- rate of reaction changes very little with addition of more substrate until maximum rate is reached - curve is hyperbolic 2) aspartate transcarbomylase (ATCase)- first step leading to the formation of cytidine triphosphate(CTP) and uridine triphosphate (UTP) CTP and UTP- biosynthesis of RNA and DNA *carbomyl phosphate+aspartate= carbomyl aspartate and phospate ion *rate of reaction depends on substrate concen (aspartate). *same to chymotrypsin that at low and moderate concentrations...

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With Reference to Acid-Base Balance Explore the Role of the Respiratory System in Maintaining Blood Ph?

negative feedback loops and what is the role of the pancreas in this process. Glucose is the main source of energy for majority of cells in the human body (Tortora, Grabowski, 2006, p.614). Its molecules are broken down in the cells to produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecules, which provide energy for many cellular processes. Circulating blood delivers glucose molecules to cells and therefore the constant supply of glucose is reliable on the glucose levels being maintained at continuous and adequate...

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Nutrition Handout

Athletic Association; CNS = central nervous system; DHEA = dehydroepiandrosterone; GHB = gamma-hydroxybutyrate; NSAID = nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; HMB = calcium beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate; RDA = recommended daily allowance; ATP = adenosine triphosphate. © Biscontini findLawrence.com ©2007, Biscontini: ”Alive & Well: Millennium Nutrition,” If your lifestyle doesn’t control your meal plan, your diet will control your meal plan.. All References taken from American Dietetic Association...

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Are Citric Acid and Ascorbic Acid the Same Thing

crammed with filaments made of two proteins: actin and myosin. …In a live animal, these protein filaments make muscles contract and relax. Both actions require enormous amounts of energy, which they get from the energy-carrying molecule ATP (adenosine triphosphate). The most efficient generation of ATP requires oxygen, which muscles get from circulating blood………………. After an animal is slaughtered, blood circulation stops, and muscles exhaust their oxygen supply. Muscle can no longer use oxygen to generate...

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