Essays Tagged: "Glucose"

How nutrients get in, and wastes get out.

in the diet occour mainly in the form of starches. These are converted by the digestive process to glucose, one of the main nutrients needed for cellular respiration to occour. Starch is a large mole ... main nutrients needed for cellular respiration to occour. Starch is a large molecule, a polymer of glucose. Dextrin and maltose are intermediate products in the digestion of starch. Some foods contai ...

(7 pages) 267 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Growth Dynamics of E. coli in Varying Concentrations of Nutrient

e experimental media of 0.5x and 2.0x, nutrient broths; nutrient broths with an additional 5.0mM of glucose and another with 5.0mM lactose; nutrient broths of varying pH levels: 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0; and ... oduced fewer cells than that of the control, these were: Chloramphenicol producing 89,301 cells/ml; glucose producing 411,951 cells/mL; lactose producing 477,441 cells/mL and finally pH 6.0 producing ...

(10 pages) 88 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Structure and functions of proteins. This was a timed essay done in 30mins. HUMAN BIOLOGY

re also in the skin of human beings in the form of collagen, this makes up 30% of the body protein, glucose attach to the amino aciss in collagen molecules, the cross linkage makes fibres that are str ...

(2 pages) 117 2 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


sence of light and of the green pigment chlorophyll makes the change of carbon dioxide and water to glucose and oxygen possible. It was Jan Ingenhouz with Jean Senebier in Geneva that founded the basi ...

(3 pages) 107 1 2.8 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Intelligence author: Sexy Body a summarization of all aspects of intelligence

telligence test scores. Other studies suggest that the brains of highly skilled people require less glucose energy while performing certain cognitive task. Highly intelligent people also tend to take ...

(2 pages) 99 0 4.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Kidney

organisms needed some means of pumping water from the body. The kidney became adept at reabsorbing glucose, salts, and other materials which would have been lost if simply pumped out of the body by a ... the body is the glomerus. The arterial blood pressure drives a filtrate of plasma containing salts, glucose, amino acids, and nitrogenous wastes such as urea and a small amount of ammonia through the ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Escherichia coli

naerobes, ranging from 1 to 2 mm in diameter and are from 3 to 10 mm in length. All species ferment glucose, which allows for a testing method known as "presumptive E. coli," and all microscopically, ...

(4 pages) 96 0 2.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


: 'To make with light'Reactants (Ingredients)CO2, H2O, Sunlight, chlorophyllProductsFood (C6H12O6 = glucose) and O2Overall ReactionPhotosynthesis is actually a series of two reactions.Light reactions ... actions (don't require light)use chemical energy from light reaction to convert carbon dioxide into glucose.Where does photosynthesis take place?Structure of a ChloroplastChlorophyllLightchlorophyll a ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Biology-action of amylase enzyme on starch

for the two substances to turn a pure yellow indicating the starch has been converted into sugars (glucose).Scientific reasonParts of the digestive system produce enzymes which speed up the digestion ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Enzymes - Lactose-Free milk

pose of this experiment is to investigate what size of bead would produce a higher concentration of glucose, after the milk has been poured into the column containing the immobilised lactase enzymes. ... each.HypothesisThe smaller the size of the beads in the column, the higher the concentration of the glucose produced after the milk has been poured through the column into the beaker containing the la ...

(26 pages) 131 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dosage du glucose sanguin.

circulation sanguine. Ils vont ensuite, par les veines, jusqu'au foie principalement sous forme de glucose, fructose et galactose. Les cellules du foie transforment généralement le fruc ... actose. Les cellules du foie transforment généralement le fructose et le galactose en glucose, lequel est envoyé aux autres tissus de notre corps par la circulation sanguine.La co ...

(2 pages) 28 1 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dosage du glucose sanguin. Discussion et conclusion!!

s la glace.CONCLUSIONJ'ai atteint mon but qui était de déterminer la concentration de glucose dans le sang. J'ai réussi à l'atteindre grâce à mon graphique. Je ...

(1 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Action of Amylase in the Small Intestine-experiment-lab report

the visking tube by the amylase and then passed through it into the beaker where we can test it for glucose.Hypothesis: I think that Glucose shall be present in the solution outside the Visking tube a ... any of the color change and if it does not change into any sort of red or yellow then mark it as no glucose visible on you're data table.12. Then clean the test tube out and it put it back in the beak ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How does light intensity affect the rate of photosynthesis?

osynthesis?2) How does temperature affect the rate of photosynthesis?sunlightcarbon dioxide + water glucose + oxygenchlorophyllsunlight6CO2 + 6H2O àààààà C6H1 ... c shape for their purpose (in this case chlorophyll joins carbon dioxide and water together to form glucose). If a key is heated too much, it melts and becomes denatured. It will no longer fit the loc ...

(11 pages) 120 1 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Investigation on how light intensity affects the rate of Photosynthesis.

hich green plants use the light energy to convert carbon dioxide and water into simple sugar called glucose, which provides a basic energy source for the plant. Photosynthesis occurs in leaves that co ... it comes to the process of photosynthesis, without light the reaction cannot be carried out and no glucose can be made. Light intensity is one of the factors that affect the rate of photosynthesis an ...

(3 pages) 75 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Nearly 16 million people in the United States--nearly one out of every 17 people--have diabetes. And about 1,800 new cases are diagnosed each day.

fferent. But everyone with diabetes has one thing in common: Little or no ability to move sugar--or glucose--out of their blood into their cells, where it is the body's primary fuel.Everyone has gl ... body's primary fuel.Everyone has glucose in their blood, whether or not they have diabetes. This glucose comes from food. When we eat, the digestive process breaks down carbohydrates into glucose, ...

(5 pages) 159 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Testing for Macromolecules

Purpose:To determine which chemical indicators that will indicate the presence of glucose, starch, lipid, and protein in various samples.Methods and Materials:For materials, please r ... nPurpleNo changeDried upPurple2.vegetable oilNo changeNo changePaper remained translucentNo change3.glucose solutionOrangeNo changeDried upNo change4.sucrose solutionNo changeNo changeDried upNo chang ... resent in proteins. Benedict's solution was used to test for the presence of simple sugars, such as glucose (monosaccharide). When heated, the solution mixed with monosaccharides produced a reddish-or ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


olism disorder affects the digestion of food in the body. After eating, most food is broken down by glucose, which is the main fuel for the body. Cells use glucose for energy after it moves into the b ... fter it moves into the bloodstream. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, which allows the glucose to pass into our cells. The pancreas's job is to produce the right amount of insulin so the ...

(6 pages) 177 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Discuss How Glycogen is synthesised Angelina Lorenos

DISCUSS HOW GLYCOGEN IS SYNTHESISEDGENERAL STRUCTURE INFORMATIONGlycogen comprises polymers of glucose, linked by á 1-4 glycosidic bonds. The branch points are linked by á 1-6 glyco ... nds. The branch points occur at 8, 9 or 10 residue spacings along the linear chain.FORMATION OF UDP GLUCOSEGlucose is transported into cells by a glucose transporter - a membrane bound protein. It is ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Diabetes mellitus: what it is and what to eat.

useful substances, discarding everything that is wasteful. Without insulin the body cannot utilize glucose, thus creating a high level of glucose in the blood and a low level of glucose absorption by ... a jelly bean or soft drink with them if they feel they need to use it to self regulate their blood glucose levelsBreakfast: Orange juiceWeetbix and low-fat milk.Coffee/ low fat milk (no sugar.)Recess ...

(2 pages) 95 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine