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Low levels of metabolite

A child approaches you complaining of progressive muscle weakness and inability to keep up with friends in athletic endeavors. You decide to take a muscle biopsy and send a sample out for analysis of some key metabolites. You receive back the following data. (You can neglect units; simply compare the patient's values with the no

Ingredients of Fat Substitute Products: Chip experiment

Select two sets of products from your daily diet such as butter/salad dressing and find similar products that use fat substitutes. Make a list of all the fat substitutes that you find listed on the ingredient labels of the products. Indicate what type of fat substitute you found (like the synthetic fat Olestra). Determine how ma

An antioxidant's function

Within an response, discuss the following concepts: an antioxidant's function; free radicals and their effect on the human body; sources of vitamin C; optimal delivery system for vitamin C; and precautions for use of vitamin C

Analyzing Food: The Nutritional Components of Grapefruit

Details: Our bodies break down food through the digestive process. Let's investigate the chemical composition of the foods we eat. The USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory has posted a resource through which we can investigate the chemical composition of foods. Go to the USDA Lab Link at USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory. http://www.na

Life Span Development

There are five theoretical approaches to human development: psychoanalytic, cognitive, behavioral and social cognitive, ethological, and ecological. Which of these life-span theories do you think best explains development? What is it about this theory that caused you to choose it?

Metabolize lactose and sucrose

If all four bacteria were able to metabolize glucose, explain why all four were not able to metabolize lactose and sucrose. The four are E. coli, Enterobacter aerogenes, Salmonella typhi, and Proteus vulgaris.

Homeostasis and equilibrium in organisms

There are two kinds of feedback loops that maintain homeostasis and equilibrium in an organism. What are they? Explain your answer, and provide an example of each.

GMOs

Some countries have banned genetically modified organisms (GMOs). How do you feel about these GMOs? Should they be banned? Why or why not? Examples of GMOs are bacteria that produce incredibly pure human insulin, rice that contains beta carotene that helps prevent blindness in third world countries, red carrots, and glow in t

Geological dangers

I have done question 2 so no need to do over.Problem:For this project, you will use the United States Geological Survey (USGS) tools to help determine if you are in danger, based upon where you live. Visit the USGS interactive map: http://gldims.cr.usgs ...there is moreshow problemFor this project, you will use the United States

Critical thinking

How do communication skills and critical thinking skills contribute to effectively working with a diverse group of people?

Reactions and Fractures

Hello I am having a few issues figuring out this. Please assist. 1.) Hello can someone help me figure out what type of reaction A is? (See attachment.) 2.) In addition, what does reaction B tell you about the type of molecule H2CO3 is? 3.) Lastly, In 1864, Lister observed that patients recovered completely from simple

Connective Tissues and Homeostatic Imbalance

Can someone assist with descriptive explanations? 1. Describe the different types of connective tissue found in the human body using the appropriate anatomical terminology. Include in your description the structure, location in the body, and function of each type. 2. Choose one of the specific types of connective tissue to

Biology Experiment

I need help in choosing something for this project, creating the hypothesis and the proposal. Choose a substrate (material for microbial growth) and determine how many samples of this material you will need. Keep in mind that some materials smell REALLY BAD when they decay. Choose something you can stand for 5 weeks. Creat

Reasons for reestablishing wolves in Yellowstone Park are listed.

By 1935, hunting and trapping had eliminated wolves from the continental United States. Since their protection as an endangered species, wolves have moved south from Canada and have become reestablished in the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Lakes region. Conservationist who would like to speed up the process have reintroduce

Science question about the mark-recapture method

We estimate the size of a population of small mice in a particular filed by the mark-recapture method. Our estimate is 350. Later we learned from experiments on the behavior of these mice that they can locate a baited trap faster if they have already been rewarded with food by visiting that trap once before. Does this mean that

Burning Calories through Exercise

How far would you have to run, swim, or walk to burn the equivalent of 1 pound of fat? For how much time would you have to do each activity? Gaining and losing weight are matters of caloric accounting: Calories in the food you eat minus Calories that you spend in activity. One pound of human body fat contains approximately 3,

Neuroplasticity causing paralysis

I was in a traffic accident one month ago and sustained a closed head injury with some paralysis in my left leg. I was hospitalized for a week and discharged on a regimen of physical therapy. Returning to my physician for a post-hospitalization check-up, my paralysis improved roughly by 50 percent. How likely is it that I will i

Dispersion Patterns

List one advantage and one disadvantage for each of the following dispersion patterns: clumped, random, and uniform. Indicate which type of dispersion pattern each of the following illustrates: A. In the spring, every fence post in rural Iowa has a redwing blackbird sitting on it defending its territory. B. Field of rows

Behavioral Adaptations to the environment

-A psychology student performed an experiment every day over the course of a summer. Dressed in a black-and-white-striped shirt, he visited the football field of a rival school and spread birdseed on the field, blew a whistle, and then left. That fall, for the opening football game at the rival school, a referee walked out on

Legalization of selling organs

I am having problem understanding these articles. I am supposed to agree or disagree with the legalization of selling organs? (especially the kidneys).

Cholesterol levels before and after treatment: interpret results

We have conducted cholesterol level testing for 5 people before and after treatment to interpret the results: person1(male,normal weight),before treatment cholesterol level was 175-200 and later treatment stayed the same 175-200 person2(male,normal weight),before was 250-300, after stayed same 250-300 person3(female,overwei

What is the role of insulin and glucose in the body?

Please answer in brief each of the following: 1- What is the role of insulin and glucose in the body? How they are related to diabetes? 2- Why is it important for a person with diabetes to have knowledge not only of the patients glucose level but also their lifestyle and habits as well? 3- What are some of the actions we can

Sensory Quality Paper

I am having difficulty with the starting this paper as well as what format to use when writing the paper. I know what not to do, but am having a hard time wrapping my head around just what the correct way is to write this paper. I do not want you to write the paper for me; just some feedback on how to get it started and how to d

Hematology

Hematology: 1. What is the earliest hematopoietic cell? 2. Name the form that iron is incorporated into? 3. What enhances the release of oxygen from hemoglobin? 4. What is the pathway that increases NADPH and glutathione? 5. Abnormal monocyte/macrophages changes seen in this type disease