FUNCTIONofPROTEIN

FUNCTIONofPROTEIN - FUNCTION Structure

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FUNCTION Structure Protein provides the structure of the body   muscle and connective tissue, which  demand strength, elasticity, and contractive power  Protein-sparing - the action of carbohydrate in preserving muscle. If inadequate  carbohydrate is consumed, muscle is broken down to supply blood glucose Bone material is laid down in a matrix of protein, giving it shape and form, which  makes bone for adaptable Cell membranes have proteins embedded in them to provide passage for  substances through the membrane  Constituents Blood transport proteins (such as hemoglobin) carry nutrients and other  substances in the blood (keeps them inactive until they get where they are  needed) Lipoproteins - transport protein for lipids Homeostasis   Homeostasis - the physiological principle that the body tries to maintain constant  conditions
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