NFSC100 Exam 2 Reivew

NFSC100 Exam 2 Reivew - Functions of Proteins- Tissue...

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Functions of Proteins- Tissue growth and repair, enzymes, hormones, antibodies, fluid balance and electrolyte balance, acid-base balance, blood clotting, energy, structure, transportation Essential amino acid- TV HILL MPT (9 essential) Essential because body does not produce them Digestion of Protein- Once food reaches the stomach, the HCL denatures the proteins, and then an enzyme called pepsin breaks the protein down into polypeptides and some amino acids. The polypeptides and amino acids travel to the small intestine where the Proteases, an enzyme from the pancreas, breaks down the polypeptides into tripeptides and dipeptides. The enzyme on the lining of the small intestine then breaks down the tripeptides and dipeptides into amino acids which are then absorbed by the cells and transported into the blood. Complementary proteins- when you combine one or more incomplete proteins so that they supplement each other. Side effects of excessive protein intake- heart disease, kidney disease, adult bone lose, cancer
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course NFSC 100 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.

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NFSC100 Exam 2 Reivew - Functions of Proteins- Tissue...

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