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  • Leaf Cutter Ant Research Paper

    Midterm Exam 1. The leaf cutter ant community is a large amazing system that contains many different species that interact with each other on many different levels. Although many things take place during this extraordinary symbiosis, there are a few keystone mutualists within this leaf-cutter ant community that without them, the results would be almost catastrophic. For one, fungi are extremely important to the ants. Specifically, the fungus Lepiotaceae . The ants cultivate this fungus and…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Sugar On The Brain

    Sugar has consisted naturally in fruit for millions of years. The first humans identified fruit as a major food source. Necessary for survival, sugar has a considerable impact on brain function. Modern forms of sugar do not always have a positive impact on the brain. Different kinds of sugar impact the brain and body in very different ways. Negative effects of sugar discussed in this paper refer to added sugar. Natural sugar found in whole foods that is not added during processing is considered…

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  • Food Macromolecules Lab Report

    PURPOSE We used chemical indicators to identify possible sugar, starch, protein, and lipids present within two common food items as well as the dead Anna Garcia’s stomach contents. HYPOTHESIS If Anna ate foods like pizza, ice cream, and Oreo cookies like she said on her food log, then her stomach contents should react with the chemical indicators for glucose, maybe starch due to the pizza. INTRODUCTION The experiment considers the types of macromolecules within each piece of food. Each type…

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  • Benefits Of Pesco Vegetarianism

    sugar, Caramel, Coconut sugar, Corn syrup, Date sugar, Dextrose, Disaccharide, Evaporated cane juice, Free sugar, Fructose, Fruit juice, Fucose, Galactose, Glucose, Golden syrup, High fructose corn syrup, High maltose, Honey, Icing sugar, Inositol, Inverted sugar syrup, Jaggery, Lactose, Maltose, Mannose, Maple sugar, Maple syrup, Molasses, Monosaccharide, Palm sugar, Ribose, Rhamnose, Sucrose, Toffee, Treacle, Trehalose, Xylose. Protein: ... Proteins are required for the structure, function,…

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  • Microorganism Lab Report

    Materials and method Microorganisms are classified in to the three domains of life. The organism that is predominately found in our environment is bacteria closely followed by archaea and eukaryote. Although, microorganism might seem similar, they are different interims of their structures, biochemical composition, and the habitat they adopt. Conducting an extensive test on microorganism has many benefits. We can protect our self’s from different types of infectious disease. In the unknown…

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  • NS Vs. Nutritive Sweeteners (NNS)

    found in food: sucrose (a disaccharide containing glucose and fructose), glucose (monosaccharide), fructose (monosaccharide found in fruit, honey, and some vegetables), lactose (monosaccharide and less sweet than sucrose and found in dairy products), maltose (disaccharide made up of two glucose), and corn-based sweetener (glucose, fructose, or both) (Fitch & Keim, 2012). On labels, sugar is referred to sucrose, and added sugars are other sugars and syrups added to the food product. Why it’s…

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  • Biochemical Unknown Lab

    Biochemical Unknown I. Introduction Cultural Characteristics or morphology and biochemical tests can be used to identify and classify microorganism. By culturing microorganism in nutrient broth, slants, and on nutrient agar plates, the cultural characteristics or morphology can be determined. In this lab, the test tube 2 was incubated in a nutrient broth. The pigmentation of the tube was yellow. The media for test tube 2 was turbid. There were a few sediment on the bottom of the broth. In…

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  • Essay On Effect Of Temperature On Amylase

    many living organisms. Enzymes work by binding to specific molecules called substrates. The enzyme observed in this experiment was amylase and its corresponding substrate was starch, by binding together amylase was able to break down starch into maltose. The question of interest of this experiment was whether or not temperature would affect the rate of enzymatic activity, this was observed by measuring the amount of starch that was digested by amylase at varying temperatures.…

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  • Weight Loss Case Study George's Health Essay

    George is a 42-year-old man that works an office job as an accountant. He was a former track star back in the day, but has now succumbed to a sedentary lifestyle. He does not exercise regularly and eats whatever he wants when he pleases. After years of this, he now has a BMI of 31 standing at 5’11’’ and weighing 220lbs. 1. Describe some of George’s health risks associated with this BMI. (200 pts; 100 words minimum) Coronary Heart Disease For people with high body mass index, their risk of…

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  • Primary Structure Of Protein Essay

    Introduction: A human has thousands and thousands of different proteins, each with a specific structure and function. Along with their diverse functions, they vary in structure, each protein having its own unique three-dimensional shape. Proteins are polymers of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds. There are 20 different amino acids to make up all the different proteins on the earth. Each of the amino acids is composed of a central carbon bonded to a hydrogen, a carboxyl group, an amino…

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