NS 115 - Lecture 26 - NS 115 Lecture 26 Protein...

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NS 115 – Lecture 26 Protein Malnutrition Protein Production o A signal gets sent to the nucleus for a particular protein o The nucleus contains all the info needed for all the proteins you need and some you need o The RNA provides the coded needed Incomplete Protein o We never make incomplete proteins o If it has the wrong amino acid sequence then it will get diassembled How closely in time does one have to eat the amino acids? o Don’t need to eat them closely in time o Rare to find individuals suffering from protein deficiency Quality of dietary Protein o More similar to AA pattern to muscle, the higher the quality o Measure in terms of biological value o Meat has one of the highest biological value for humans Most of our body is meat so we need meat Have two groups of Amino Acids o Essential we have to get from other sources o Nonessential we can make Protein Quality o Plants Incomplete protein Has 1 or more “limiting” amino acids, lacking some amino
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NS 115 - Lecture 26 - NS 115 Lecture 26 Protein...

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