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  • Metabolism

    Metabolism By: Who ever Enzymes Enzymes act as a catalyst by speeding up or slowing down processes in the body. A protein enzyme has a particular shape that contains an active site. An active site is where a substrate fits into place to have its bonds either built or broken. At which time the products or product produced are released. The enzyme remains to continue to act on any available substrate. Hereditary Fructose Intolerance AldolaseB is found mainly in the liver. The second

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  • Metabolism

    MetabolismMetabolism is the set of chemical reactions that happen in living organisms to maintain life. These processes allow organisms to grow and reproduce‚ maintain their structures‚ and respond to their environments” (Metabolism). Metabolism breaks down the food that we eat‚ transforming it into energy for our bodies. Metabolism is broken down into two categories Anabolism and Catabolism‚ which help aid in the chemical reaction process. Specific proteins in the body control the chemical

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  • Metabolism

    Metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that happen in the cells of living organisms to sustain life. These processes allow organisms to grow and reproduce‚ maintain their structures‚ and respond to their environments. I never thought that people blame their weight on slow metabolism‚ but this article have changed my opinion on why someone can blame on metabolism I learned that metabolism is linked to weight. Metabolism is the process by which your body changes what you eat and drink into energy

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  • Organism's Metabolism

    cellular respiration is an example of chemical reactions. Throughout the chapter‚  the cell’s metabolism will be examined to understand how it controls the chemical reactions that take place in the cell. Section 6.1 - An Organism’s Metabolism Affects Energy and Matter The  metabolism in cells is responsible for the series of chemical activities that take place in the cell. Metabolic Pathways The metabolism controls the material and energy resources of the cell. Through the

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  • Carbohydrate Metabolism

    Carbohydrate Metabolism Carbohydrate metabolism starts with digestion in the small intestines. This is the site where monosaccharides are absorbed into the blood stream. This type of metabolism is basically considered to be glucose metabolism because carbohydrates are eventually broken down into glucose so that it can diffuse into the blood stream. There are three hormones in the body that control the concentration on glucose in the body: Insulin‚ glucagon‚ and epinephrine. If sugars are too

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  • Biochemistry-Metabolism

    1 Western Governors University 2 Hereditary Fructose Intolerance Metabolism is the process of cellular respiration. It involves three steps‚ 1) glycolysis‚ 2) the citric acid or Krebs cycle and 3) electron transport system. The glycolytic pathway or glycolysis is a metabolic process that leads to the formation of the energy source adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in the body. ATP is essential to the cell and the cellular processes used by the cell. The first step‚ glycolysis is the process

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  • Goldfish Metabolism

    Metabolism is the complete and necessary chemical activity carried out by living organisms. This process is carried out in two different ways: anabolic and catabolic. The catabolic breaks down large chemical compounds while anabolic synthesizes components to create larger molecules. Respiration provides energy for these reactions‚ and respiration needs oxygen to occur. Thus‚ calculating the change in oxygen can determine metabolic rate (University‚ 59). In this experiment‚ we will observe and analyze

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  • Metabolism and Enzymes

    Define kinetic and potential energy. (Give biological examples). What are the two laws of thermodynamics? Give examples. What is entropy and what is the law of entropy? How do living things resist the law of entropy? Give biological examples. Define metabolism‚ catabolism and anabolism. What is free energy? What is an exergonic and endergonic reaction? What is G for these two reactions? What are the characteristics of each of these reactions? Define the ATP/ADP cycle. What is a coupled reaction? What

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  • Muscle Metabolism

    Muscular System: Muscle Metabolism 1. List the three roles of ATP in muscle contraction: 1. _energizing the power stroke of the myosin cross bridge________________________ 2. _disconnecting the myosin head from the binding site on actin at the conclusion of a power stroke_________________ 3. _energizing the calcium ion pump; transporting calcium___________________ 2. The potential energy in ATP is released when the terminal high-energy bond is broken by a process called _hydrolysis________________________

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  • Metabolism Notes

    organisms to grow and reproduce‚ maintain their structures‚ and respond to their environments. The word metabolism can also refer to all chemical reactions that occur in living organisms‚ including digestion and the transport of substances into and between different cells‚ in which case the set of reactions within the cells is called intermediary metabolism or intermediate metabolism. Metabolism is usually divided into two categories. Catabolism breaks down organic matter‚ for example to harvest

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