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  • Enzyme Peroxidase Lab Report

    Rate of Reaction for Enzyme Peroxidase When analyzing living organisms, it is merely impossible to overlook the role that metabolism plays. Metabolism, is a series of chemical reactions that occur in a living organisms cells. When referring to metabolism, one must also note that metabolism contains two distinct metabolic pathways, catabolic and anabolic. Catabolic pathways involve the process of breaking down molecules in order to obtain the energy needed by living organisms. Meanwhile, anabolic pathways do the complete opposite. Instead of releasing energy, anabolic pathways actually take in energy. This allows for the buildup of simple molecules into more complicated ones (Urry et al., 2014). Additionally, one must also acknowledge that…

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  • Qa Analysis Sample

    Lethal and sub-lethal effects of Cu on the embryonic/larval metabolic profiles were assessed separately due to the occurrence of high mortalities between 18 and 42 hrs exposure of embryos to 50.3 ugL-1 bioavailable Cu. To first investigate the underlying structure of the data, Hierarchical Cluster Analysis (HCA) was performed as an unsupervised classification method to identify inherent sample groupings. Euclidean distance and Ward’s criterion were selected as the measure of distance and…

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  • College Admissions Essay: My Greatest Accomplishments In My Life

    I have accomplished many things in my life that have taught me lessons of perseverance, patience, responsibility and adaptability. The three accomplishments that stand out the most in my mind are my temple marriage, bearing and raising children and completing the Pathway program. I was sealed for time and all eternity in the Mesa, Arizona Temple on February 3, 2000. It was a life goal of mine since I was a little girl. Even though I had some setbacks and had to refocus and get my life back…

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  • Neurotransmitter In The Reward System

    offspring, although pleasures in the brain are registered similarly, whether that be a feeling of satisfaction after a meal, a sexual encounter, or the “high” from alcohol or drugs. Activation of this reward pathway informs the individual to repeat the act in order to be rewarded with the same pleasures the stimuli had originally given it. Some of the main structures that constitute the reward system include the nucleus accumbens (NAc), the ventral tegmental area (VTA), and the medial forebrain…

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  • Analysis Of Video Games Are Good For You By Steve Johnson

    Steve Johnson’s, “Why Games are Good For You”, is part of his best-selling book Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter, which was published in 2005. Johnson writes about science and culture, specifically the impact of cyber technology on human perception and communication (481). Through this essay, Johnson defends the value of video games, along with other past times that are considered a waste of time. His main claim is that video games teach…

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  • Insulin Resistance Syndrome Research Paper

    NASH is characterized by an accumulation of fat (steatosis) along with the deterioration, inflammation, thickening and scarring of the liver which may, in time, lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer (Jansen, 2004). Insulin resistance syndrome is the only metabolic syndrome consistently associated with NASH as it has been proven to contribute to the build-up of free fatty acids in the liver due to an increased output of insulin from the pancreas (Das & Kar,…

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  • Two Types Of Stress

    Stress can be a reaction to a small situation such as running late for work or it can last a long time if you’re dealing with problems at work, the death of a family member or several of other situations. It can also be defined as a state of emotional strain that normally results from a demanding situations. Stress can become harmful when it starts to interfere with your everyday life. Crum, Alia, Salovey, and Shawn Achor Rethinking Stress (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology) Vol.104,…

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  • Why So Many People Overshare On Social Media Essay

    The Real Reasons Why So Many People Overshare on Social Media People are becoming less and less mindful their posts on the web due to an temporary feeling media has. People are oversharing when posting because they feel drown out by the din on the contemporary media landscape. This is a problem because rather than attracting authentic attention we are only adding to the din of the noise. Before the creation of social media, an “oversharer” was someone who within the first couple minutes of…

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  • Addiction: The Brain's Reward System

    This reward circuit involves pathways from the ventral tegmental area to the nucleus accumbens, amygdala, and prefrontal cortex. All drugs of abuse activate this system either directly or indirectly increasing the level of dopamine, although it is also widely recognized that other neurotransmitters, such as opiate peptides, play a role in the experience of drug reward and may be important in mediating the experience of pleasure or liking in response to a rewarding stimulus. (qtd in Durrant, et…

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  • Ridgeland Mississippi Case Study

    Ridgeland Mississippi is a thriving community, which is positioned between Jackson, Mississippi and Madison, Mississippi. According to City-Data of Ridgeland (n.d.), Ridgeland’s population in 2013 was 24,427 with 11,160 males and 13,267 females. The land area is 15.9 square miles with a population density of 1,535 people per square mile. Ridgeland’s median resident age is 36.3 years old, compared to Mississippi’s median age, which is 36.6. The estimated median household income for Ridgeland is…

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