Essays Tagged: "Starch"

The Pencil

face, aspecial ground must be prepared. A paste of powdered bone or chalk mixedwithwater and gum or starch is spread with a stiff brush in thin coats, eachcoat being allowed to dry before another is a ...

(7 pages) 121 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Digestive teck path of the Big Mac.

The BIG MAC is placed in the mouth. The bread is mainly starch, the special sauce is mainly fat, lettuce, pickles, and onions are niacin.The beef patties ar ... a form of calcium, fat, and protein.The piece of the BIG MAC is placed in the mouth and chewed, the starch is being digested by saliva. The starch becomes a kind of sugar whichis used as a nourishment ...

(1 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

How nutrients get in, and wastes get out.

ns (Which do not require digestion) and fats.Carbohydrates 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 ... digestive process to glucose, one of the main nutrients needed for cellular respiration to occour. Starch is a large molecule, a polymer of glucose. Dextrin and maltose are intermediate products in t ...

(7 pages) 267 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Silverfish Insect

basin.DIET: The Silverfish will feed on almost anything. A partial list includes dried beef, flour, starch, paper, gum, glue, cotton, linen, rayon, silk, sugar, molds, breakfast cereals, book bindings ...

(1 pages) 66 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

A heoin Term paper, describing what heroin is and how it effects the body

produced. Some heroin is combined with other substances to form new types. These substances include starch, sugar, powdered milk, and/or strychnine. The substances in heroin are not always known which ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Colgate palmolive

for house pets.Colgate was founded in 1806 in New York City on Dutch Street byWilliam Colgate as a starch, soap and candle business. Colgate producedsoaps and perfumes or the next 67 years and then i ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.5 Jun/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Biology-action of amylase enzyme on starch

AimWe are trying to find out how the action of amylase enzyme on starch is influenced by temperature.PredictionMy prediction is that the lower the temperature the lo ... the temperature the longer it will take for the two substances to turn a pure yellow indicating the starch has been converted into sugars (glucose).Scientific reasonParts of the digestive system produ ... food passes along the gut, the enzymes pour onto the food. Carbohydrases catalyse the breakdown of starch into sugars. Carbohydrases is made in the pancreas, small intestine and the salivary glands. ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Catalase investigation

iment is to see the effect of four different concentrations of amylase solution on the breakdown of starch.PredictionAccording to ( Microsoft corporation 2000), "...Enzymes are proteins a ... se is used the rate of reaction will increase, as there will be more active sites available for the starch to slot into, lowering the activation energy. Whereas in the reaction with the solution conta ...

(6 pages) 119 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Enzymatic Activity.

t is to determine the maximum velocity and substrate concentration for the reaction of -amylase and starch. The substrate (starch) and the enzyme ( - amylase) come together for a short time and then b ... . The frequency depends greatly on the concentration of the substrate. As the reaction proceeds and starch is turned into the product by the enzyme, the chances of the enzyme encountering a starch mol ...

(6 pages) 172 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Electronic Cash. Graham Dunsby

ng, email and other activities not many are actually buying (and paying) online. According to Roger Starch Worldwide, although 73% of internet users got information about products that they wanted to ...

(12 pages) 179 0 2.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How Amylase Digests Starch.

n of large food molecules into smaller ones so that the blood can absorb them. Enzymes turn a large starch molecule into thousands of tiny glucose molecules. Enzymes end in 'ase'. There are thousands ... carbohydrates, protease enzymes digest protein.PredictionI predict that the amylase will digest the starch the best and the quickest at around room temperature, (35 C-45 C). I have come to this predic ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The effect that temperature has on enzyme activity.

activity I am going to use the enzyme amylase, which is used as a biological catalyst to break down starch, which cannot pass through the gut wall due to the size of the molecules, into smaller ones. ... wall due to the size of the molecules, into smaller ones. Amylase is a carbohydrase, which converts starch to simple sugars in the Salivary Glands. Three features of all enzymes are:They are always pr ...

(6 pages) 189 0 1.5 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Descriptions of the components of a plant cell.

to propel itself around until it reaches its destination. The golgi is able to hold everything from starch (carbohydrates that can't be stored in the chloroplasts), waste and proteins.CentrosomeThe ce ... store the trapped energy in carbon-carbon bonds of carbohydrates. Some chloroplasts show developing starch grains. These represent complex polymers of carbohydrates for long-term storage.MitochondionT ...

(7 pages) 81 1 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

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 refer to p ... cose solutionOrangeNo changeDried upNo change4.sucrose solutionNo changeNo changeDried upNo change5.starch solutionNo changeDark blue-blackDried upNo change6.distilled waterNo change (Clear blue)No ch ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

An analysis of immobilised enzymes and suspended enzymes

ached 126 squares, whereas the yeast immobilisation had only reached 20 squares.The gradient of the starch suspension is also very much steeper than that of the yeast that was immobilised in capsules. ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Photosynthesis Coursework

bed by green pigment called chlorophyll.Much of the glucose is turned into other substances such as starch.Starch is insoluble and so can be stored in the leaf without affecting water movement into an ...

(5 pages) 72 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Digestion: Describe the digestion of a burger

roat, the food slides easily down the digestive tract. Salivary amylase continues to break down the starch all the way down the esophagus.When the burger reaches the stomach, the epithelium, or stomac ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Observing Emulsification and Comparing the Actions of Saliva and Pepsin: Lab report describing how emulsification may be observed in the lab

igestion occurs mainly in the stomach and small intestine. Saliva containing amylase acts on starch to break it down into maltose, in the mouth, starting the process by which starch is broken d ... stion: amylase, trypsin, and lipase. Amylase continues the process started in the mouth by breaking starch into maltose. Trypsin, like pepsin, further breaks proteins into polypeptides. Lipase breaks ...

(7 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic chemistry - ethanol

ding blocks to producing alcohols are:Sugars: there are many different types of sugars some include:Starches:Cellulose:All three of these compounds added with ethanol can create a wide range of alcoho ... tically from ethylene (hydration) or through alcoholic fermentation of material containing sugar or starch.In starchy products the starch has first to be transformed into sugar. The sugar (glucose) is ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How light intensity effects the rate of photosynthesis.

bsorbed by a green pigment called chlorophyll.Most of the glucose is turned into a substance called starch.Word equation for photosynthesis:Light energyCarbon dioxide + Water Glucose + OxygenChlorophy ...

(8 pages) 81 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology