07sept14 - Sept 14th, 09 NS 1150 Lecture 7: Colon Specific...

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Sept 14 th , 09 NS 1150 Lecture 7: Colon Specific format for our assignment Subject line Last name, First name-NS1150Assignment#1 File name Last name, First initial,Assignment#1.doc Intestinal finger - Vili, microvilli - Saccharidases o Disaccharides have to be broken down o Maltase Spits Maltose to glucose o Sucrase Splits sucrose into glucose and fructose o Lactase Splits lactose into galactose and glucose If you don’t have this, then you have Lactose Intolerance: you are born  with this, but as time goes by, you have lower and lower Lactase. Lactose  would not be broken down and draws water within the intestines causing  cramps. For Europeans, their main diet (some time ago) was dairy  products so they maintined, they are better with it.  - Carbohydrates o Polysaccharides Starch Worked on by salivary amylase: breaking it down a little as sugar.  In the intestines the pancreatic amylase; do a job on that starch.  Disacchardasis to break all down. Liver is the first place all  nutrients go so goes there Fiber(essentially carbohydrates but cannot be broken down) Glycogen (we actually make this; polysaccharide) Storage form of glucose - Protein o Enzymes that digest protein Gastric pepsin (amino acids) stomach
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In small intestines when not all is digested: pancreatic proteases - Fats  (problematic) o Major causes of dying: heart attack, circulationary problems. 
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