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PhysioEx 9.1: Laboratory Simulations in Physiology with 9.1 Update 1st Edition

PhysioEx 9.1: Laboratory Simulations in Physiology with 9.1 Update (1st Edition)

Book Edition1st Edition
Author(s)Stabler, Zao
PublisherPearson Higher Education
Section A1-4: Metabolism and Thyroid Hormone
Section A2-4: Plasma Glucose, Insulin, and Diabetes Mellitus
Section A3-4: Hormone Replacement Therapy
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Section A4-4: Measuring Cortisol and Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Experiment Instructions
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Chapter 4, Prologue, Pre-Lab Quiz, Exercise 1

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Metabolism can be increased by exercise. 


Metabolism involves all the biochemical processes that keep on going continuously to maintain an organism's body in a living state. The living state is maintained by the formation and breakdown of vital molecules. The food we eat is converted into the energy which drives all the body functions. Metabolism consists of anabolism (the formation of complex compounds) and catabolism (the division of compounds to similar forms).

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Metabolism refers to all the chemical reactions that are required to keep the cells and the organism alive and functioning.

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