Essays Tagged: "Protein"


transformed into a Leukemia cell. DifferentLeukemia's are located in the microscope and by how much protein theycontain. These Leukemia's are usually very severe and need treatment rightaway. The pres ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Digestive teck path of the Big Mac.

arch, the special sauce is mainly fat, lettuce, pickles, and onions are niacin.The beef patties are protein,and cheeseis a form of calcium, fat, and protein.The piece of the BIG MAC is placed in the m ... canal the meat and special sauce is being absorbed. The fat in the sauce is used for energy and the protein in the meat is used to build muscles,the lettuce, pickles, onions are also absorbed.In the s ...

(1 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Projekt og forsøg omhandlende kost og kostplaner

nne øvelse var at lave et nøjagtigt billede af hvilke mængde af hvilke stoffer (vitaminer, fedt, proteiner, kulhydrater osv.) jeg indtog på en ganske almindelig dag, og hvor stor en del af mit ern ... g.Teori: Grunden til at vi skal spise flere kulhydrater i forhold til vores indtag af fedt og proteiner, er at Kulhydrater er en "sund" måde at skaffe den største del af vores daglige energibe ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Milk: Does it Really Do the Body Good?

that milk builds strong bones and helps you grow? Were you ever told that milk is a good source of protein? Although we have been taught this since elementary school, here are some facts that are con ... e body good.Children start to learn the Four Basic Food Groups in elementary school which includes: Protein, grains, vegetables/fruit and milk. They also learn that ice cream and chocolate pudding bel ...

(8 pages) 216 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

its about point mutations, actually just a short summary of it, it was used on one of my power point presentations

otides; these nucleotides, taken in series of three at a time, specify each amino acid subunit of a protein (see nucleic acid). In a frameshift mutation, a nucleotide is added or deleted to the sequen ... e decoding of the entire gene sequence will be radically altered and the amino acid sequence of the protein produced will also be very different. Often the resulting protein is totally ineffective. If ...

(1 pages) 91 1 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

it's about the genetic disorder Osteogenesis imperfecta.

collagen I, called COL1A1 on chromosome 17, or COL1A2 on chromosome 7. (OIFE) Collagen is the major protein of the body's connective tissue and can be likened to the framework around which a building ...

(6 pages) 76 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This biology experiment was conducted in order to see if the change in environmental factors had any effect on enzyme activity.

factors such as temperature do in fact have an affect on enzyme activity.IntroductionAn enzyme is a protein that acts as a catalyst; a substance that speeds up a reaction. Each enzyme is specific mean ...

(3 pages) 134 0 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Breast feeding.

her as well. There are many reasons to promote breast-feeding. One such reason is the fact that the protein in the breast milk is easier to digest than commercialized formulas. Also, breast milk helps ... gies. Breast milk can also prevent against dehydration due to lower levels of calcium, phosphorous, protein, sodium, and potassium than cow's milk. Fatty acids help brain development and vision. Breas ...

(1 pages) 81 1 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Proteins, their uses, structure etc.

Protein, from the Greek proteios, or 'primary', is described as being a large number of amino acids ... usly, from the soluble forms found in food to the long fibrous forms used in connective tissues.All proteins are combinations of about 20 differing amino acids each combined of hydrogen, carbon, nitro ... econdary, tertiary and quaternary structures they form explain why there are just so many different proteins.The polypeptide chains are arranged and entwined in such a way that the hydrophilic amino a ...

(3 pages) 116 1 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Catalase investigation

akdown of starch.PredictionAccording to ( Microsoft corporation 2000), "...Enzymes are proteins and have a specific shape. They are therefore specific in the reactions that they catalyse. ... t with molecules of one substrate. The site of the reaction occurs in an area on the surface of the protein called the active site. Since the active site for all molecules of one enzyme will be made u ...

(6 pages) 119 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Advantages of using Enzymes in Biotechnology.

ological systems to develop or manufacture a product that is a solution to a problem.An enzyme is a protein, which is able to catalyse biochemical reactions. Reactions need to exceed their activation ... aged cotton fibres to remove the'fuzz' produced during washingProtease - Breaks down many different proteins found in foodAt first the formulation was causing an allergic response due to the free enzy ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Description of the genetic disease William's Syndrome.

letion on chromosome 7.One of the genes that is deleted is the LIMK1 gene which codes for the LIMK1 protein. The LIMK1 protein is involved in the regulation of actin in the cytoskeleton. The actin str ... genes that are deleted in Williams Syndrome, and also determining the structure and function of the proteins that are coded by the deleted genes. Research is also determining links between genetics, b ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Lab report on enzyme activity.

INTRODUCTIONEnzymes are a protein serving as a catalyst, a chemical agent that changes the rate of the reaction without being ... cal agent that changes the rate of the reaction without being consumed by the reaction. Enzymes are proteins made up of long chains of amino acids. These form complex shapes. The enzymes are individua ...

(4 pages) 566 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Australia's Relations with Japan and other Pro-Whaling Nations.

m they are reliant on whaling for economic and cultural reasons.Whale meat provides a key source of protein in the diet and the sale of whale meat and products made from whales provides an economic fo ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


d, and Australia is approximately is 1 in 82,000 live births.Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Of the 20 amino acids found in body protein, 8 cannot be made by adults and must be obtaine ... y adults and must be obtained from foods. These are considered essential amino acids. Normally, the protein we eat is broken down or "metabolized" in our bodies into amino acids and used for growth an ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Anorexia Treatment.

exercising the list goes on and on all the way to excessive body/facial hair because of inadequate protein in their diet. Which comes to my last question why isn't this mental illness being taken mor ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Genetically Modified Foods

negative effects on Human health. Scientists have limited facility to foresee whether a particular protein will be a food allergen, if consumed by humans. The only sure way to determine whether the p ... way to determine whether the protein will be an allergen is through human testing. Thus introducing proteins, particularly from non-food sources, is a venture in terms of their allergenicity. The stat ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The Chemistry of Food and Cooking : Eggs.

at, chemical reaction is taking place. Not only with these foods, but with others such as eggs. Egg proteins change when you heat them, beat them, or mix them with other ingredients. Being able to und ... g able to understand these changes can help you understand the roles that eggs play in cooking. The proteins in an egg white are twisted, folded, and curled up into a circular shape. Different kinds o ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

College lab report on enzymes

Lab Ex#8: "Enzymes: Catalysts of Life"INTRODUCTIONEnzymes are protein organelles where chemical reactions take place to generate energy within our cells. Without ... ect, the results obtained were enlightening. I personally hypothesize that the aphorism designating protein food groups as being brain food stimulates reasoning based on the intellectual activities th ...

(5 pages) 368 0 3.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Enzyme Summary

each one has a different number or amino acids. The slightest change in this structure can affect a protein's conformation and function.The secondary structure is a regular, repeated, coiling and fold ... conformation and function.The secondary structure is a regular, repeated, coiling and folding of a protein's polypeptide backbone. This folding is stabilized by hydrogen bonds between peptide linkage ...

(3 pages) 93 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology