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  • Kidney Bean Essay

    Phaseolus vulgaris L. (Leguminosae/Fabaceae) is commonly known as kidney bean. It is named so because of its resemblance in shape and colour to human kidney [1]. It is an edible item consumed by large number of people in Asian and Eastern countries. It is a sub-erect or twining annual herb. It was the first cultivated crop by the early humans. It is considered to have originated from Peru. Then it spread to Central and South America by Indian traders who brought it from Peru. But it is now grown…

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  • What Are Carbohydrates?

    Carbohydrates : Carbohydrates are commonly identified as sugars, they are the 'staff of life' for mainly organisms. They are mainly rich class of biomolecules in nature, based on mass. Carbohydrates are also known as saccharides, in Greek sakcharon mean sugar or sweetness. They are generally distributed molecules in plant and animal tissues. In plants, and arthropods, carbohydrates from the skeletal structures, they also provide as food reserves in plants and animals. They are main energy…

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  • Lab Report: The Organic Molecules

    Purpose The main purpose of this experiment to learn about the organic molecule of the substances that we use daily with the common foods. The organic molecule that we use for this lab are monosaccharides of sugar, protein, starch, lipids, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates. Introduction Carbohydrates are the organic compounds that are organized as the ring structures and always compose the carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms that represent by the structure of H2O. The carbohydrates are…

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  • Digestive Process And Digestion

    Salivary enzyme amylase initiates the breakdown of starches into maltose (Sadava, D et al., 2008). As food travels through the esophagus down to the stomach, no significant digestion of carbohydrates takes place. The acidic environment in our stomach impedes the action of the amylase enzyme. The next step of carbohydrate…

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  • Remineralization Of Carbohydrates

    Carbohydrates are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products. Carbohydrates — one of the basic foods groups — is important to a healthy life. - Carbohydrates, together with fats and proteins, provide the necessary energy needs for humans, and constitute, therefore, an integral part of a normal diet. Diet affects the integrity of teeth; quantity, pH and composition of saliva; plaque pH. Sugars and other fermentable carbohydrates after being hydrolyzed…

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  • Essay On Marshmallows

    Marshmallows were once of the first ever sweet treats to ever be made. Originally, marshmallows were made from the root sap of the Athea Officinalis. They are called marshmallows because part of the recipe called for the sap from root. This plant’s root was soft, spongy and sticky, just like a marshmallow. This plant grows in swampy fields. People used to use marshmallows as medical treatments. They were used to clear sore throats and the Romans used them for fights. In the mid 1800s people…

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  • Sodium Glutamate Research Paper

    Dextrose Equivalent setting up it for step. 7. The liquid-factions performed by a complete scarification to a high DE hydro lysate with amylo-glucosidase to an assortment of the monosaccharide dextrose and also smaller amounts of the disaccharide maltose and also lower polysaccharides. This kind of inter-mediate product will replace the beet and stick sugar in the fermentation. 8. With this method bacteria are grown aerobically in a liquid nutrient solution with the starch sugar viscous syrup as…

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  • Osmosis And Potato Cells Lab Report

    Each dialysis tube was used to obtain 5mL solutions. Protein, starch, glucose, fructose, lactose, maltose, NaCl, and MgCl2 were the solutions that were put inside of each dialysis tubing. After each dialysis tubing was obtained the same amount, they were put on each of the cylinder that was prepared. These graduated cylinders were sat for about 60 minutes…

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  • Duck Egg Analysis

    is then introduced wherein there is no shrinking of the actual product but the removal of water from the system. It is commonly used in culture conservation. Other uses are for cryoprotection of carbohydrates such as glucose, fructose, mannose and maltose (Agnieszka and Andrzej,…

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  • Autonomic Nervous System Essay

    1. Through which organs, and in what order does the bolus of food travel? • The bolus of food first travels to the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and then to the large intestine. 2. How long does the food remain in each segment of the digestive tract and what physiological processing takes place during this time? • Chemical and mechanical digestion begins in the oral cavity. Temperature, taste, texture are sensed, and the saliva helps the chemical digestion because…

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