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ATP biochemistry in the CNS
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ATP Name Module Institution Abstract In this paper we shall mainly focus on Adenosine Tri Phosphate, ATP. Other than the synthesis and storage at the presynaptic terminal, release and breakdown of Adenosine Tri Phosphate, its role as a neurotransmitter in the CNS shall be looked upon.… It can be said to be a high energy molecule which is responsible for the…
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Physiology and Function
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Biologists consider adenosine triphosphate (ATP) as a high energy molecule that is the energy currency of life, which stores energy needed for all the body functions of a living organism. Physiological mechanisms use stored ATP like batteries that aids to provide energy.… Thermoregulation effects of feeding influence the BMR, which is the amount of calories…
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How does adenosine diphosphate (ADP) activate platelets
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Loss of blood is stopped on damage of a blood vessel and healing occurs in a series of overlapping processes, in which platelets play a vital role (Waugh 2006). Exposure of sub endothelial collagen, activation of platelets, and the initiation of the coagulation cascade follow a… ADP induces platelet shape change, calcium flux, and inhibition of adenylyl…
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Cancer
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The video demonstrated the effect of a drug called Gleevec on a particular type of leukemia known as chronic myelogenous or myeloid leukemia (CML.). CML sometimes called chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL) is one of four types of leukemia which affects the bone marrow and the blood. the… Leukemia cells increase in patients when the BCR-ABL phosphorylates a…
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Cellular respiration and photosynthesis
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Arbitrary relocation of molecules from the region of higher denseness to lower is known as diffusion. Osmosis is the phenomenon in which the water molecules' moves as per potential gradient across a semi permeable membrane (membrane which allows only particular molecules to go through it).… Traversing of protons across the membrane of cell, and cellular…
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Health and nutrition worksheet
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The relationship between poor nutrition and disease lies in the fact that poor diet increases the risk of getting certain diseases such as heart diseases, diabetes and hypertension. For example, if one’s diet lacks enough vegetables and fruits, their risk of getting diseases… Physical activity enables one to fight depression, boost energy, manage weight, build…
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The Cell
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This metabolic pathway converts glucose into pyruvate, CH3COCOO− and Hydrogen ions. The free energy is used to form Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and NADH. The primary macronutrient of glycolysis is… If both of these compounds are found in high amount than the process of the conversion of glucose into glycogen is mediated by insulin, which is stored in liver…
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Biology Unit 4 IP
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For instance, carbon monoxide binds itself to a much greater degree than oxygen to hemoglobin. As a result, less oxygen is carried by the blood. Some of the other components… Moreover, alveoli are destroyed due to the destruction of gas exchange surface area and airway flexibility. Furthermore, vascular changes take place in the small arteries and capillaries…
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How photosynthesis and respiration are linked And how do they to provide you with energy from the food you eat
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Humans belong to the group known as heterotrophs that cannot make their own food, hence are dependent on other organisms, like plants and animals, for deriving their food. Plants and animals belong to the group known as autotrophs that are create their own food… During photosynthesis, sunlight causes the water and carbon dioxide to be changed into oxygen and…
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In Madeleine L'Engle's children's novel A Wrinkle in Time, the mitochondria in one of the characters start to die. Describe what would happen to people who lost their mitochondria, and explain why it would happen
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Describe what would happen to people who lost their mitochondria, and explain why it would happen. Mitochondria function as the powerhouses of the human… Mitochondria found on the muscles convert energy stored in fats to water and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) – the main energy building blocks of both humans and animals. Just as the electricity is essential…
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Comparing and contrasting: photosynthesis and semiconductor (based solar cell harness solar energy to convert it to electricity
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In total, the sun provides 1.2 x 105 terawatts (TW), much greater than the 13 TW harnessed and used by humans (Crabtree and Lewis, 2007, p. 37). Plants, through photosynthesis, convert 0.3% of harnessed sunlight to useful energy. This useful energy is chemical, in the form of biomass, which is still further processed to provide electricity.… ATP is then used…
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Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis
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Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis- Important Concepts, Common Misconceptions, and Learning Activities: A Review One of the fundamental processes that sustain life is the process of capturing energy from the environment. Here on Earth, the main source of energy is the sun.… All organisms that are doing photosynthesis help all living organisms who depend…
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Anatomy and Physiology 1
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A coroner was unable to remove the drug vial clutched in a suicide victim’s hand. This is because of rigor mortis. Rigor mortis is stiffening of the body after death due to disappearance of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) from the muscle. The muscles of the body become rigid… After death, the consumption of ATP continues but the generation stops. Therefore in the…
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Viruses & Cells Comparison
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The essay "Viruses & Cells Comparison" discusses the major similarity and differences between the living cells and viruses. Despite the shared similarities, living cells and viruses are still different. They are classified differently because of the inherent structural and functional differences.… They are classified differently because of the inherent…
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Compare Glycolysis, Kreb's Cycle, and Electron Transport Chain
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The Kreb's cycle is also known as the citric acid cycle, or the tricarboxylic acid cycle (TCA cycle) consists of enzyme-catalyzed chemical reactions that are of importance in all aerobic living cells. In eukaryotes, the Krebs cycle occurs in the matrix (fluid portion) of the mitochondrion.… During the electron transport chain, fast electrons are transported to…
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Types and Characteristics of Muscles
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These muscles include the cardiac, smooth and skeletal muscles. The skeletal muscles join bones and also facilitate the movement of the skeleton. Smooth muscles (involuntary muscles) are… The muscle tissue has the capability of relaxing and contracting hence; bringing about movement in various parts of the body. These movements include the heart beat and…
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Learning Experience for Personal Trainer Certification
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They are kept together to offer a complete supplement for the need of the body and together they bring forth synergy for necessary bioactivity essential for nourishment of all cells and tissues of the body. It has seven versions to choose from. It has specific products for male… etyl Glucosamine, N-Acetyl, L-Cysteine, Phosphatidyl, Choline Phosphatidyl…
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Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
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Ischemia or hemorrhage cause it. Ischemic Cerebrovascular Accident account for 85 percent of strokes of known aetiology. Haemorrhagic… This causes blood to accumulate compressing the brain. There are two types of haemorrhagic strokes. Which include intracerebral, and subarachnoid categorized based on the disease aetiology (Ewan et al. 2010). Ischemic…
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Physiological Factors that Limit Sport Performance
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In the paper “Physiological Factors that Limit Sport Performance” the author analyzes sports performance, which is depend on many factors that include biological, genetic, and other factors. Factors like oxygen consumption, adequate fuel provision, and genetics may limit the sporting performance.… The conversion of the stored ATP into…
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Describe how membrane structure is related to the transport of materials across a membrane and the role of membrandes in the synthesis of ATP in either respirat
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The major components of cell membranes are phospholipids and glycolipids. The lipids are the primary determinants of membrane structure, being organized in the form of a bilayer which… The alignment of these phospholipids along the cell membrane is tail to tail, so that these non polar areas form water repellant, hydrophobic regions on the inner and outer…
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Biology (u2 ip&db)
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“The process of photosynthesis is broken up into two main groups of reactions: the "light reactions" which require light energy to operate, and the "Calvin cycle" which specifically takes carbon dioxide and turns it into organic molecules” (GlobalChange, 2008, pg. 1) “In… 1) “Sunlight is converted to chemical energy in the form of ATP (adenosine…
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The effects of salt solution on frog skin cell
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Osmosis is the movement of pure solvent from an area of low solute concentration to an area of high solute concentration through a semi-permeable membrane (Randal et al., 2001). Diffusion of water across a cell membrane is driven by osmotic pressure rather than requiring… Next to Stratum corneum layer is the Stratum granulosum, followed by the Stratum spinosum…
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Household Cleaners
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Then, the average RLU value of this will be plotted on graph as followed (figure 1). The higher relative light units reflect a higher bacteria count on the hands. The almost linear relationship between the relative light units and the total number of counts were proven by Merck (2007). … Rub the hand with the cleaning agent for 18 seconds according to step 2.…
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Diet Analysis
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Carbohydrates, proteins and fats are organic compounds collectively labeled as macronutrients because humans tend to consume large quantities of the said compounds in order to have the necessary energy required in their day-to-day lives. As well, macronutrients are play… On the other hand, the carbohydrate backbone of DNA deoxyribose is an example of unequal…
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Improving your cardiovascular endurance
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Perhaps this relates to the decrease in capacity of aerobics among the population especially in the western countries. There is, however, a need to improve physical… There are also other factors that lead to cardiovascular diseases such as obesity, high blood pressure, smoking, and abnormal values of blood lipids. Nonetheless, research shows that the risks…
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