Essential nutrients

Essential nutrients - 1. Essential nutrients a. Amino acids...

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1. Essential nutrients a. Amino acids (849) i. 8 essential 1. 9 th one- histadine is essential in infants ii. These amino acids are essential for dear and this “grey horned owl” b. Protein deficiency- if we don’t get the certain nutrients in certain proportions. i. Could develop scurvy because of lack of scurvy and vitamin C, Vitamin D crickets as well. c. Digestion i. Stomach- container made of muscle different layers and different contents 1. Secretes gastric juice- HCl a. Gastrin from the stomach stimulates the secretion of gastric juice. b. Gastrin secretion when reaching a certain point is inhibited (negative feedback loop) 2. Peristalsis- rhythmic contractions 3. 2 valves a. Cardiac valve- adjacent to the heart b. Pyloric valve 4. Stomach expands and sends signal to brain that says full (negative feedback)
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 107 taught by Professor Dr.abbott during the Fall '08 term at UConn.

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Essential nutrients - 1. Essential nutrients a. Amino acids...

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