Bio Notes March 6

Bio Notes March 6 - Bio Notes March 6 Know the function of...

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Bio Notes March 6 Know the function of the liver and the pancreas. (Important to know some of the minor details) ---- The microvilia (not cilia) are there for surface increase. How the human kidney works? (Osmoregulation) - Know the cow digestion system well (even all the pathways) *The cow itself is an ecosystem. (from the bacteria to fungi, to plants) Chemistry of rumen fermentation ---- Methane is formed and released into the atmosphere. Where does the ammonium (highly toxic) come from? - It is a byproduct of protein digestion, the urea (or uric acid) allows for this ammonium to be excreted. The amnionium comes from the saliva. Ruminants produce and swallow enormous quantities of saliva. . (provides fluid environment for microorganisms. UREA IS RECYCLED INTO THE BLOOD, ENDS UP IN SALIVARY GLANDS, AND NH3 IS PRODUCED. - rumination or foregut fermentation - Fermentation vat come sbefore the stomach Why do we feed cows antibiotics? ----- 35,000,000 pounds of antibiotics are used annually
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course BISC 1112 taught by Professor Doebel during the Spring '12 term at GWU.

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