Unformatted text preview: control the sequence of amino acids in a growing polypeptide chain. PICTURE antidiuretic hormone (ADH) A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released by the pituitary gland that increases the permeability of the renal tubule of the nephron and thereby increases water reabsorption; also known as vasopressin . antigenic determinant The site on an antigen to which an antibody binds, forming an antigen-antibody complex. antigens Molecules carried or produced by microorganisms that initiate antibody production; mostly proteins or proteins combined with polysaccharides . antinutrients Chemicals produced by plants as a defense mechanism; inhibit the action of digestive enzymes in insects that attack and attempt to eat the plants. anus The posterior opening of the digestive tract. aorta The artery that carries blood from the left ventricle for distribution throughout the tissues of the body. The largest diameter and thickest walled artery in the body....
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- Anthropology, RNA molecule, transfer RNA molecule, Messenger RNA molecule, immunity Immune reaction