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1,749 words... C, and under goes the reactions as described above. The oxidation of FAs yields significantly more energy per carbon than carbohydrates; b-oxidation of one mole of oleic acid (18 -carbon FA) yields 146 moles of ATP; ~ 441 molecules, compared with 114 moles from 18 glucose carbon atoms. Net reaction: Each reaction is specific to the length of the carbon backbone of the fat involved; the overall reaction for the b-oxidation of politic acid (palmitoyl-CoA) may be written as follows: C 16 -S CoA...
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496 wordsThe full name of ALD is Adrenoleukodystrophy. It is a rare X chromosome sex linked metabolic disorder that is characterized by the loss of myelin on nerve fibers within the brain. Myelin is the fatty covering on the nerve fibers. The disease causes the continued degeneration of the adrenal gland. The basic defect is that the impaired capacity to degrade very long chain fatty acids that are found in the blood plasma and tissues of the body. These fatty acids accumulate in the cerebral white matte...
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367 wordsErwin Chargaff, Erwin Erwin Chargaff Erwin Chargaff, born 1905 in Czernowiz, Austria, was a pioneer in biochemistry contributing to the understanding of DNA. He, in 1928, earned his doctoral degree in chemistry at the University of Vienna's States Institute in 1928. Erwin began his career in biochemistry at Yale University, working under Rudolph J. Anderson from 1928 to 1930. His early work included stories of the complex lipids, the fats or fatty acids that occur in microorganisms. Helping disc...
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603 wordsCarbohydrates and lipids / fats are a very important part of our lives. They have many similarities and differences among each other, which distinguish them from other macromolecules. Carbohydrates, which include sugar and their polymers, are used by organisms for fuel and building material. They come in many various forms going from simplicity to complexity. The simplest, monosaccharides, compose of single sugars whose parts are arranged around asymmetric carbons. They generally have a molecula...
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1,852 wordsFunctions Of The Digestive And Kidney Systems Functions Of The Digestive And Kidney Systems Of The Body 1. You eat a hot dog, leave the bun, describe the physiological response to the increased food in your stomach. Food inters the stomach and it increases the pH and H+ decreases thus the stomach get more basic. The stomach walls are also stretched. Chemoreceptors and stretch receptors detect the change in pH and the stretch on the walls. Nerve impulses travel to the sub mucosal plexus this stim...
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2,131 wordsHealth and Fitness By Student Name Table of Contents Health A Balanced Diet Dietary advice for all types of athletes is the same as for the general public. That is, eat a well-balanced diet from a wide variety of foods in sufficient amounts to meet energy needs. Experts agree the key to healthy eating is the time-tested advice of balance, variety and moderation. In short, that means eating a wide variety of foods without getting too many calories or too much of any one nutrient. Because people n...
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