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    The Physiological Process of Waste

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    What is the physiological process of each of the following for getting rid of waste? Bacteria? Grasshopper? Fish? Bear?

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    All organisms must synthesize and digest amino acids in order to create the proteins necessary for a living organism be it a single cell bacteria or a complex mammal. The by-product of amino acid break-down is ammonia. This ammonia is toxic to these organisms and must be removed not only from individual cells but also the organism as a whole.

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    Short answers explaining how bacteria, fish, grasshoppers, and bears handle their waste products. Web references provided.