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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style PROTEIN NSC 310 Reading Objectives • Define the following terms: enzymes, edema, peptide bond, nitrogen balance, complete protein. • List the roles proteins play in the human body. • List the nine essential amino acids. Reading Objective Question • Which of the following is an essential amino acid? A. Valine B. Alanine C. Glutamine D. Proline Essential Amino Acids TV TILL PM Threonine Valine Tryptophan Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Phenylalanine Methionine + H istidine Today’s Learning Objectives • Describe the structure of amino acids and explain how their sequence in proteins affects the protein’s characteristics. • Describe the processes of protein digestion, absorption, and metabolism. • Describe how the body uses amino acids. List the conditions that are associated with zero, positive and negative balance. • List factors that affect the quality of dietary protein. Protein in the Body Acid-base regulators Fluid balance regulators Growth, maintenance, repair Transporters Building blocks of muscle Building blocks of skin, blood, bone, ligaments, tendons, and more Enzymes Hormones Antibodies Energy and glucose Amino Acids • Building blocks of proteins • All have same basic structure – Different side chains • 20 amino acids (AA) required by humans...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2010 for the course N SC 310 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '10 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Chap 6_10_d2l - Click to edit Master subtitle style PROTEIN...

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