Potassium
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The blood serum contains between 3.5 and 5 mg of potassium in every 100 ml. The body potassium is derived from dietary sources, with the element well absorbed from the… Hyperkalemia is the increased serum levels of potassium in excess of 5mg/100 ml. Potassium is critical for the functionality of the heart, muscles and nerves, thus an increased level of…
Sodium-Potassium-coupled Chloride
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This paper introduces a research project that shall investigate the expression patterns of the NKCC (Sodium-Potassium-coupled Chloride) Cotransporters in a newly-developed murine neuronal cell line CAD (caspase-activated deoxyribonuclease) to try and establish molecular identity and other traits, such as genetic implications, of the two cotransporters in this subfamily - NKCC1 and NKCC2.…
Fireworks
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Fireworks are a group of pyrotechnic devices invented by the Chinese Sung dynasty. They have been used for public displays, personal entertainment and religious purposes. They have also been used in agriculture to scare off birds.… Fireworks The properties of firework explosions are force, velocity and heat. The combusting components undergo rapid entropic…
What is Sodium Potassium Pump
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Sodium-potassium pump, also known as sodium-potassium adenosine triphosphatase, Na+ /K+ -ATPase or Na+/K+ pump is a type of enzyme known as antiporter-like enzyme situated in the plasma membrane of the cells of every animal (Mary 23). Located strategically on the plasma membrane… In doing this, the enzyme performs fundamental functions that help maintain the…
Standardisation Of 0.02moldm-3 Potassium Permanganate Solution Using Ferrous Ammonium Sulphate (Ammonium Iron (Ii) Sulphate)
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The technique for determining the concentration of an acid or a base is known as titration. This is the process which involves carefully adding one reactant to another while at the same time measuring how much is needed for the reaction to be complete. … In this experiment, a base (Iron Ammonium Sulphate – FeSO4.(NH4)2SO4.6H2O Mr=392g/mole) will be added to…
Standardisation of 0.02moldm-3 Potassium Permanganate Solution using Ferrous Ammonium Sulphate (Ammonium Iron (II) Sulphate)
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Volumetric analysis is a standard procedure in chemistry wherein concentration of one chemical in solution form can be determined if it reacts with another chemical (with known concentration), and also in solution form. Oxidation/Reduction reactions in chemistry are also known… The reaction between these two chemical moieties is a typical Redox reaction in…
Effects of steroids on calcium activated potassium channels and secretion of LH and FSH in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
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These two hormones specifically control gametogenesis and by extension development into puberty. LH and FSH are secreted by specialized hormone… The secretion of these hormones by the gonadotropes is in turn mediated by the activity of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) produced by the BPG axis (Borg, 1994). Apart from regulating gametogenesis, these…
Potasium
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According to Roza, (2007), Humphrey Davy discovered the element 1807. He managed to isolate this element through electrolysis method making it the pioneer the use of this approach in isolation of other… Potassium is a chemical element represented by the symbol K and atomic number 19. Elemental potassium is a silvery-white metal, oxidizes quickly in the air,…
Potasium Regulation of the Heart and Cardiovascular System
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Date: Potassium regulation of the heart and cardiovascular system. The cardiovascular system of the human body consists of the heart, blood vessels e.g. arteries, veins, arterioles, capillaries, and blood which flows in these vessels.… Within the pericardium is a small quantity of fluid which lubricates the heart surface and decreases friction between the…
Potasium regulation of the Heart and cardiovascular system
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arteries, veins, arterioles, capillaries, and blood which flows in these vessels. The human heart is located in the middle of the thoracic cavity and is oriented in a diagonal plane such that… The heart has a pivotal function in maintaining blood circulation in the entire body. It acts as a pump which generates the energy needed to force out blood from it and…
Lab report
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Sodium and potassium are cations that are found in the extracellular fluids such as blood plasma and intracellular fluids respectively and play an important role particularly in the brain, heart, muscle, heart and nervous system. They are involved in several body processes. For… However, severe malfunction of the heart and the nervous system can be caused by…
Electrolytes disorders, hyperkalemia, hypercalcemia, and hpyernatremia, and how they effect our body system
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Electrolytes disorders, hyperkalemia, hypercalcemia, and hypernatremia, and how they affect our body system: Introduction: Body fluids mostly comprise of water and electrolytes. Depending on the location of these fluids in the body they can be classified as either intracellular (ICF) or extracellular fluids (ECF).… But any changes in the ECF can have an…
Unknown compound
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Qualitative analysis and conductometry, which is a measurement of electrolytic conductivity, are the commonly used methods for identifying cations and anions present in unknown solutions. The two methods were employed to achieve the main objectives of this experiment, which… In this experiment, the flame test of the unknown solution gave a pink color…
Principles of Critical Care Nursing - Leadership and teamwork when planning care and making decisions
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According to the consensus guidelines for the use of Potassium replacement in clinical practices strategies to restore the low serum potassium concentration (Aronson, 2009). However, proper reactive care must be taken before the replacement therapy is executed (Aronson, 2009).… Besides, the clinicians must ascertain the patient’s variables such as salt and…
Additives
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Centuries ago until today, mothers whine over the same old issue, “my child bothers me every day in eating” (Longgood, 1960). Simple solution that my mother found due to ignorance is to use “food additives.”… Certain food additives, which I come across daily in my home, include “olestra, monosodium glutamate, aspartame, potassium bromate, and Acesulfame…
Lab report: discussion, conclusion, reference
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This is because aluminum is versatile and has many desirable properties: light weight, nontoxic, pleasing appearance, ability to take high polish, high electric and thermal… Apart from primary aluminum obtained from bauxite, secondary aluminum and aluminum compounds are obtained through recycling. Recycling aluminum prevents depletion of aluminum ore reserves.…
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This is because aluminum is versatile and has many desirable properties: light weight, nontoxic, pleasing appearance, ability to take high polish, high electric and thermal… Apart from primary aluminum obtained from bauxite, secondary aluminum and aluminum compounds are obtained through recycling. Recycling aluminum prevents depletion of aluminum ore reserves.…
Assignment
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The types of drugs used fall under the Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug (NSAID). Under these drugs, there are narcotic analgesics and non-narcotic… Persing, (2010), explains how to administer drugs when treating respiratory complications. Dosage calculations always follow the rule that; 1 milliliter of a one percent solution will always amount to ten…
Poitassium iodide as a radioprotector
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The only potential causes of large radioiodine emissions into the air is a disastrous accident within an operating nuclear reactor.In case of a nuclear event,detrimental and poisonous radioactive materials could be emitted into the environment.… One of the major health risks comes from radioactive forms of iodine element, which could be taken up by the thyroid…
Saponification Lab Report
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Saponification refers to the process of soap synthesis from fats. Saponification takes place when triglycerides which are present in fats react with bases such as potassium or sodium hydroxide.… Although soaps and detergents are surfactants they are different in that sops are made from natural products while detergents are made from man-made product which may…
Lab practical - report & questions sheet
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1] A sodium hydroxide solution is standardised by titrating 0.8592 g of a primary standard potassium hydrogen phthalate (Mr = 204.2 g mol-1) to a phenolphthalein endpoint, requiring 32.70 mL. Determine the concentration of the sodium hydroxide solution. 2] The sodium hydroxide… x will not be found if Aluminium was replaced with an alkali metal because…
Hypertension
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It is vital to lead a good life. There are a lot of advantages of dieting and eating the proper food. This hypertension assignment has helped me in comprehending the affects of a good lifestyle coupled… The DASH eating plan tends to also regulate the amount of saturated fat, unsaturated fat, cholesterol, carbohydrate, magnesium, fiber and other essential…
Blood, Lymphatic System, and Immunity
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This paper "Blood, Lymphatic System, and Immunity" concerns the influence of few most common diseases such as polycythemia.diarrhea and potassium on human's body. Additionally, the author reveals basic treatment therapies list.… Treat diarrhea and potassium replacement. Conduct medical laboratory test for level of urine potassium, examination of magnesium…
Brouchere - High Blood Pressure
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If uncontrolled blood pressure problems can go on to produce heart and kidney disease, or strokes and blindness. How will it be treated? Your… The level to aim at is a pressure of below 140/90. If you have diabetes or kidney disease a little lower would be even better. Adopting a healthier lifestyle is the most effective first step in controlling your high…
Exercise 9: Renal System Physiology Worksheet Assignment
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Submit this completed document by the assignment due date found in the Syllabus. Increasing the afferent arteriole radius from 0.55 mm… Renin-angiotensin system generates Angiotensin II that decreases the afferent arteriolar radius. The effect of angiotensin is mediated by calcium mobilization. To compensate for decreased afferent diameter, efferent…
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