KIN 3515 biochemistry

1 themachineryof thebodyisallof achemicalkindit

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Unformatted text preview: oradrenaline (Norepinephrine) Cortisol Insulin Glucagon s Biopsy School .1 'The machinery of the body is all of a chemical kind. It will be expressed some day in physical and chemical terms.' A rchibald V Hill, ivian (1927) .2 Units of Measure Prefix Factor tera 1012 giga mega kilo hecto deca 109 106 103 102 101 Symbol T G M k h da Prefix Factor deci centi milli micro nano pico femto atto Symbol 10-1 d 10-2 c 10-3 m 10-6 µ 10-9 n 10-12 p 10-15 f 10-18 a 4.2b Dimension Units of Measure Metric Unit Conversions length centimeter (cm) 0.3938 in/cm 2.54 cm/in volume liter (L) 1.0567 qt/L 0.9463 L/qt mass gram (g) 0.0022 lb/g 453.6 g/lb temperature degree Celsius (C) F= C(1.8) + 32 C=0.5556(F­32) .3 Energy Content of Carbohydrate, Fat, and Protein Fat 9.0 kcal/g Carbohydrate 4.0 kcal/g Protein 4.0 kcal/g .4 Bioenergetics • The processes by which energy is made and consumed by living things Metabolism •The sum of chemical processes Catabolic Processes •breakdown of fuel molecules to make energy e.g., breaking down glucose Anabolic Processes •...
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