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    TYPE 2 D.M Normal Glucose Homeostasis Normal Glucose Homeostasis reflects a Balance of glucose Production, absorption, and Excretion • A delicate balance between several regulatory processes maintains glucose within a narrow range of ~80-120 mg/d L throughout the day • Hormonal regulation – Insulin: glucose utilization and production – Glucagon: hepatic glucose production (together with insulin) • Organs – Liver: glucose production (via glucose formation and formation of glucose from glycogen)

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    STRUCTURE OF GLUCOSE Introduction to glucose:  There are many types of carbohydrates but the most important one carbohydrate in human body is glucose (C6H12O6). Glucose is also termed as monosaccharide due to the fact that it forms one simple building block of more complicated carbohydrates like starch, glycogen, maltose, sucrose, lactose etc. It is also known as dextrose due to its occurrence in optically active dextro-rotatory isomers [1]. The name "glucose" derived from the Greek word which means

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    Plasma Glucose, Insulin, and Diabetes Mellitus By: Kelsey Clark Anatomy & Physiology II–CL7 Dr. Bruner February 20, 2018 INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: The endocrine system helps regulate homeostasis by producing and secreting hormones. When talking about Plasma Glucose, Insulin, and Diabetes Mellitus, the endocrine organ that is involved is the pancreas. The pancreas produces Glucagon and Insulin. These two hormones help regulate plasma glucose, also referred to as blood glucose, levels

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    Blood glucose test or monitoring is a quantitative test. This test used to measure the amount of sugar in the blood. This test is usually done by an individual who suffers from diabetes to determine and monitor their daily blood glucose level. This test is a good way in order to determine the patient’s type of treatment and also determine the level of blood glucose either too high or low. A research done by the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial done in 1993 showed that blood glucose monitoring

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    Glycogen Research Paper

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    Introduction to glycogen and glucose Glycogen is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi. The polysaccharide structure represents the main storage form of glucose in the body. In humans, glycogen is made and stored primarily in the cells of the liver and the muscles hydrated with three or four parts of water. Glycogen functions as the secondary long-term energy storage, with the primary energy stores being fats held in adipose tissue

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    permitted through facilitated diffusion involving glucose transporters. Glucose transporters are specialised for different cell types, for muscle and fat cells, type 4 glucose transporters (GLUT4) are used, as muscle cells are vital to athlete performance in the rainbow rage, GLUT4 shall be examined in this example. Firstly, insulin binds to insulin receptors on the surface of the cell. This sends a signal to GLUT4 vesicles from inside the cell initiating their movement to the cell wall. GLUT4 vesicles

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    Glycogenesis Synthesis

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    transform the Glucose -6P to Glucose -1P. The enzymes responsible from this reaction is the Phosphoglucomutase. Glucose -6P Glucose -1P The phosphoglucomutase catalyze the reaction by moving a functional group, here it’s a phosphate group. 3rd step: The third step consist to transform the Glucose -1P to UDP-Glucose. The enzyme responsible is UDP-Glucose pyrophosphorylase and this reaction consumes UTP. Glucose-1P UDP-Glucose The UDP-Glucose pyrophosphorylase add a UTP to a Glucose -1P to produces

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    Disaccharides There are three dietary monosaccharides called glucose, fructose, and galactose. Monosaccharides are single-ring structures, and they form the basic building blocks for more complex sugars, such as disaccharides. Disaccharides are referred to as double sugars because they are made from a combination of two monosaccharides. In dehydration synthesis, water is removed and two monosaccharides become a disaccharide. Dehydration Synthesis, or condensation reaction, is when we can take these

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    Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (yeast)is a single cell eukaryotic organism that is a fungi. It digests food to obtain energy for growth and gets it mostly from sugars like sucrose, fructose and glucose and maltose. When sugar is present, yeast conducts fermentation to produce alcohol and carbon dioxide by creating a chemical energy.In yeast, high sugar concentrations and high specific growth rates trigger alcoholic fermentation, even under fully aerobic conditions. It is commonly used to leaven bread

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    is placed on a brown paper. Oil when placed on paper, usually live that spot lucid after a specific amount of time. This occurred with the brown paper proving the existence of lipids. Next, a test was administered to test for the macromolecule Glucose. Glucose was shown to be present through the heating of the stomach contents when mixed with water. When exposed to heat, sugar will at first melt into a thick syrup. As the temperature continues to rise, the sugar syrup changes color, from clear to light

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    muscles, they make lactic acid. One type of anaerobic respiration is fermentation. Fermentation is another anaerobic way for breaking down glucose that performs through many types of cells. It is a process that allows cells to gain energy from efferent types of carbohydrates while being without oxygen to form carbon dioxide. Respiration is the process where the glucose (food) that s in the cell creaks down into smaller (simpler) substances and produces carbon dioxide and energy. The energy that is released

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    Discussion In Detail The Fate Of Pyruvate Under Different Metabolic Conditions Most organism and most of the types of cells have the similar sequence of reactions from glucose to pyruvate. Opposite to the fate of pyruvate which is variable. There are three reactions of pyruvate that are most important which are the conversion of pyruvate into ethanol, lactic acid or carbon dioxide. Firstly, pyruvate in yeast and several microorganisms will be forming ethanol in an aerobic condition. Moreover, the

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    Reducing Sugar Lab Report

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    In the experiment, a buffer is used to keep the pH at constant around pH5 and pH8. This is because the buffering capacity at the range of pH5 to pH8 favours browning. In fact, the browning intensity increases from sucrose to lactose, fructose, and glucose. Milk contains lysine which is an amino acid and lactose. According to the experiment browning in non-fat dry milk, the milk powder will turn browner the longer it is left in the oven. When the non-fat dry milk samples leave for 10 minutes, it turns

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    Ap Biology Lab Essay

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    with 27. The experimental error that may have caused the deaths was there were too many worms at the beginning. The amount of compost was not adequate to feed 27 worms for 9 weeks. The food supplied the worms with glucose so when there wasn’t enough compost there wasn’t enough glucose to be broken down during glycolysis, transported, or eventually turn into ATP. Because they didn’t get their nutrition, the worms died

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    Complex Food

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    Presence of glucose, proteins and fats in foods Introduction- Complex foods are eaten on a daily basis, which contain mixtures of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Glucose (also known as dextrose) is one of a group of carbohydrates known as simple sugars or monosaccharides. Glucose has a molecular formula C6H12O2. It is mainly found in fruits and honey and is the main free sugar circulating in the blood of higher animals. Glucose is the source of energy in cell function, and regulation of its metabolism

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    COMPOSITION OF GRAPE Analytical studies conducted have successfully characterized the physical and chemical compositions of grape. It was reported that every single part of grape contains different composition and constituent. 1. Physical Composition The essential parts of the grape are skin, pulp and seeds. The skin is an outer layer that cover the grape. It is made up of six to ten layers of thick walled cells. The outer surface of the skin (epidermis) is covered with a wax-like coating called

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    B Amylase Lab Report

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    fermentable sugars ( glucose and maltose) rather than each amylase working alone. This is a typical action of malt products. Malt is high in vitamins and essential amino acids making it a product of nutritional value. It is generally the B group vitamins ( thiamine, riboflavin, niacin etc). Diastatic and non diastatic malts contain a large amount of sugars (glucose and maltose). Glucose is rapidly consumed by yeast in breadmaking followed by maltose which is used up after glucose and fructose. Two ways

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    dehydrogenase is not to be confused with malic enzyme, both are different enzymes malic enzyme which catalyzes the conversion of malate to pyruvate and producing NADPH. Malate dehydrogenase is also involved in gluconeogenesis, in which the synthesis of glucose from smaller molecules. Pyruvate in the mitochondria is based upon pyruvate carboxylase to form oxaloacetate, a citric acid cycle intermediate. The malate dehydrogenase reduces it to malate, and it then traverses the inner mitochondrial membrane to

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    typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat (wikipedia). Sugars are converted to ethyl alcohol when fermentation happens. In this experiment we determined if yeast cells undergo fermentation when placed in a closed flask with no oxygen. Glucose and yeast are mixed together in a closed flask and allowed to incubate for about one hour. Then, tests are performed to determine if the products of aerobic and anaerobic respiration are present in the flasks.The citric acid cycle consists of a series

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    1 2-Propanediol Analysis

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    final major of their metabolism. MICROORGANISMS PRODUCING 1, 2-PROPANEDIOL Wide ranges of bacteria are acknowledged at present to ferment sugars for 1, 2-propanediol. The manufacture of this diol accounted in bacteria and yeast. Enebo as early as in 1954 reported Clostridium thermobutyricum to generate 1, 2-propanediol. Suzuki and onishi were the first to inform propanediol as being an entity to produce yeast. Ten years afterwards, Bacteroides ruminicola was cited as manufacturer of this diol

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