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Unformatted text preview: hydrochloric acid; pepsin enzyme • CCK stimulates release of protease enzymes from the pancreas • Absorption amino acids across the “brush border” • Celiac disease • Fate of dietary protein -protein synthesis -protein turnover (recycling amino acids) • Amino group (NH 3 ) removed in liver as part of conversion to non-protein molecules ; excreted as urea via kidneys • Protein requirements -most people; 0.8g protein per kg body weight per day -endurance athletes; 1.3g “ “ “ “ -strength athletes; 1.7g “ “ “ “ • Vegetarian diet -soy protein (complete protein) -complement incomplete proteins (e.g. beans + rice)-calcium fortified soy milk • Protein deficiency-kwashiorkor-marasmus • Excess protein stressful to kidneys + other health problems...
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- Spring '08
- protein deficiency, Amino Acids Protein, Structure Amino group