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POLYMERASE OR REPLICASE ENZYMES: A polymerase enzyme catalyses the formation of a polymer and cellular polymerase enzymes of genetic interest are those that bring about the synthesis of one polynucleotide chain that is copy of another. A polymerase enzyme is called replicase enzyme when the copy of the polynucleotide chain so produced is inherited by daughter cells or viruses, that is, when the enzyme brings about chromosomal replication.
PROKARYOTIC DNA POLYMERASES: Three different DNA polymerases are known in E.Coli and other prokaryotes, of which DNA polymerase I and II are meant for DNA repair and DNA polymerase III is meant for actual DNA replication.
1. DNA polymerase I. This...
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“Importance of Garments Washing in Retailing Business”
Faculty of Business & Economics
Department of Business Administration
Program: MBA (Regular)
Course Code: TAM 512
Course Title: Finishing & Washing with Lab
M.Engg. (BUET), M.Sc. (Textile)
B.Sc. Engg. (Textile, DU)
Department of Textile Engineering
Sabbir Ahmed Majumder
Date of Submission: 05.08.2013
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Tay–Sachs disease is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. In its most common variant (known as infantile Tay–Sachs disease), it causes a progressive deterioration of nerve cells and of mental and physical abilities that begins around six months of age and usually results in death by the age of four. The disease occurs when harmful quantities of cell membrane components known as gangliosides accumulate in the brain's nerve cells, eventually leading to the premature death of the cells. There is no known cure or treatment.
Tay–Sachs disease is typically first noticed in infants around 6 months old displaying an abnormally strong response to sudden noises or other stimulus,...
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Experiment 9. The action of saliva on starch
Study the flow chart on p. 9.02 for a few minutes to gain an idea of the outline of the experiment.
(a) Prepare a water bath by using a Bunsen burner to heat some water in a beaker on a
tripod and gauze till it boils; then turn the flame down to keep the water just boiling. While waiting for the water to boil, carry on from (b).
(b) Label eight test-tubes 1 - 8 and in tube 1 collect saliva as follows:
(i) Thoroughly rinse the mouth with water to remove food residues
(ii) Collect about 50 mm saliva.
(c) Pour half the saliva into tube 2 and place the tube in the boiling water bath for 3 minutes.
(d) Using a graduated...
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Enzymology is a branch of science which is more to the study of enzymes. Researcher with their knowledge of enzymology can be applied in developing medications designing to replace the enzymes which the body cannot manufacture to make ways to use enzymes in manufacturing.
Class | Catalysed Reaction |
* Oxidoreductases | -For oxidation and reduction. |
* Transferases | -Transportation of moieties:- methyl - glycosyl - phosphoryl groups. |
* Hydrolases | -Catalysis hydrolytic cleavage. |
* Lyases | -Addtition and subtraction of atoms. -Form double bond |
* Isomerases | -Structural changes within a...
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Catalysts help speed up reactions. Catalysts come from a certain molecular substance found in cells. These are called enzymes. Enzymes would temporarily bond to one or more reactants of a reaction and catalyze, meaning they speed up the process with lower activation energy needed. Enzymes provide a variety of functions such as cells using an enzyme to rid themselves of a poisonous substance (hydrogen peroxide) and also energy usage.
2H2O(l) ( 2H2O(l) + O2(g)
This lab measured the time it took for a disc of filter paper soaked with different concentrations of enzyme to make its way to the surface of the test tube containing peroxide.
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Polypeptide synthesis- transcription and translation
Proteins are made up of polypeptides. Every organism needs to make their own proteins. The biochemical machinery in the cytoplasm of each cell has the capacity to make every protein from just 20 amino acids. The proteins it manufactures depend upon the instructions that are given by the DNA in the cell's nucleus. The process is that DNA provides the instructions in the form of a long sequence of nucleotides and the bases they possess. A complementary section of part of this sequence is made in the form of pre-mRNA, this is transcription. The pre-mRNA is spliced to form mRNA. The mRNA is used as a template to which complementary tRNA...
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March 15th, 2015
Nutrition Across the Lifespan
An Elderly Person is classified as a person of the chronological age of 65 years and older. Persons of 65 years and older are said to be in late adulthood. With age, their senses begin to dull and without corrective glasses, nearly half the elderly population would be legally blind. Their hearing also diminishes, especially the ability to detect high-pitched sounds. Elderly people who have not been taking care of their health face major health problems at this stage in their lives and are often relegated to homes where they are looked after by nurses and caretakers.
Older people’s energy needs are a balance of...
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THE TRUTH ABOUT MILK
From the time you were born until now, no matter what age you are, you were brought up believing milk was good for you. It provided calcium, prevented osteoporosis, and even aided weight loss. Each doctor’s appointment I had as a child, I can remember my doctor asking me, “Have you had your glass of milk today?” Then my eyes would light up with pride and I’d say, ”Oh why sure I did doctor!” That was my answer up until I realized to become a pediatrician you needed exactly three hours of training in nutrition. Pasteurized farm milk is bad for you.
Consider this: we are the only animal on the planet that continues to drink milk after that first transitioning phase...
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This essay is from "(In)Tolerance Of Milk In Humans". Anti Essays. 6 May. 2012
Although modern-day humans have existed for what seems like a second in the evolutionary timetable, it is amazing to think that lactose tolerance has only existed for ~7,000 years at best. Most Americans regard lactose as being very crucial in their well-beings and work hard to incorporate lactose intake into their diets; this is the same lactose that is absent in the diets of millions upon millions of people around the world; this isn’t true because lactose doesn’t cater to those people’s tastes, but rather because lactose isn’t tolerated amongst all those...
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Mark scheme January 2002 GCE
Biology B Unit BYB1
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GCE: Biology B – BYB1
Biuret reagent / Add NaOH and CuSO4; (ignore heated) Positive result = violet/mauve/lilac/purple coloration; (NOT blue) 2 1 1
(i) (ii) (iii)
Nitrogen / N; (NOT N2) Condensation; Must have box correct (allow HN / NH, but must have C=O...
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Background of the Study
The papaya, papaw, or pawpaw is the fruit of the plant Carica papaya, the sole species in the genus Carica of the plant family Caricaceae. It is native to the tropics of the Americas, perhaps from southern Mexico and neighbouring Central America. It was first cultivated in Mexico several centuries before the emergence of the Mesoamerican classical civilizations. Papaya leaves contains coumarin, papain and iron which are the three main essentials that increase blood platelets.
Dengue viruses, mosquito-borne members of the Flaviviridae family, are the causative agents of dengue fever. Dengue is the most important emerging viral disease of...
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Water Soluble Vitamins and the Bodily Functions They Promote
Vitamins and mineral supplements are items that most people would think are good for their bodies. Unfortunately, this is only a half truth. There are many people that are not aware of the full ramifications of vitamins, minerals, and other non-energy yielding nutrients. You need vitamins and minerals, but in excess they can be poison.
Vitamin literally means “life, containing nitrogen.” (Rolfes, Pinna, Whitney 321). The first vitamins contained nitrogen, however vitamins that do not contain nitrogen are just as important to life. Vitamins, as well as minerals, are very important to living beings because they are the...
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DENIM – JEANS
The word "jeans" comes from the French phrase bleu de Gênes, literally the blue of Genoa. Jeans fabric or denim, originated in the French town of Nîmes,from which 'denim' (de Nîmes) gets its name.
Jeans are trousers made from denim. Some of the earliest American blue jeans were made by Jacob Davis, Calvin Rogers, and Levi Strauss in 1873. Starting in the 1950s, jeans, originally designed for cowboys, became popular among teenagers. Historic brands include Levi's, Lee, and Wrangler. Jeans come in various fits, including skinny, tapered, straight, boot cut, Mommy-cut, maternity, and flare.
Functionality of Denim
Jeans are now a very popular form...
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University of Phoenix
BIO/240 - GENERAL BIOLOGY
Deoxyribonucleic acid or DNA is found in basically all organisms including humans. It is the hereditary material that basically every person has and is found in both the cell nucleus and the mitochondria. Most of a person’s DNA is nuclear DNA because it is found in the nucleus; small portions of DNA can also be found in the mitochondria, giving this type the name mtDNA or mitochondrial DNA. DNA has many properties; one of its most important is that it...
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Tutorial #4 -- Photosynthesis: the basis of life
1. Basics of photosynthesis:
a. Review the anatomy of the leaf and the cellular locations and organelles involved in photosynthesis.
A leaf consists of waxy cuticle layer with stoma surrounded by guard cells, xylem vascular bundle, and a mesophyll. The chloroplast is located within the mesophyll cells. The stroma and thylakoids are located inside the chloroplast. The thylakoids contain chlorophyll. The organelles that participate in photosynthesis are chloroplast, thylakoids and chlorophyll in photosystem I and II.
b. Describe and explain the role...
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As. J. Food Ag-Ind. 2012, 5(05), 364-373
Asian Journal of Food and Agro-Industry
ISSN 1906-3040 Available online at www.ajofai.info
Kinetics of the reduction of pesticide residues in vegetables by ultrasonic cleaning
Ratikorn Buakham1, Sirichai Songsermpong1* and Chutima Eamchotchawalit2
Food Engineering Program, Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Kasetsart University, Jatujak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand. Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research. Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand.
Abstract The problem of pathogen and pesticide residues in vegetables is a big...
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Hrm Simulation Final Report
HRM Simulation Final Report Absenteeism Our goal for absenteeism was to decrease it from 498 to 120 by quarter 8 by maintaining high morale and offering health...
Industrial Placement Report In Heritage Hotel
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Report : Introduction Winnie Wibowo To report is not only to tell someone about something but also to inform something to someone who intends to know. We do the...
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The Nitrogen Cycle: Processes, Players, and Human Impact
Nitrogen is one of the primary nutrients critical for the survival of all living organisms. Although nitrogen is very abundant in the atmosphere, it is largely inaccessible in this form to most organisms. This article explores how nitrogen becomes available to organisms and what changes in nitrogen levels as a result of human activity means to local and global ecosystems.
Nitrogen is one of the primary nutrients critical for the survival of all living organisms. It is a necessary component of many biomolecules, including proteins, DNA, and chlorophyll. Although nitrogen is very abundant in the atmosphere as dinitrogen...
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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease
August 11, 2013
Although both chronic neurological diseases, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis differ as to their cause, effects on the body, and treatments. When thinking about these two diseases, one probably knows they are of the neurological type, but don’t understand how the two are different. Both of these disorders happen for completely different reasons. While both diseases can have effects on the body and treatments that seem similar, most are specific to the individual disease. It takes a combination of different types of therapies to combat the toll these diseases take on the...
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The Beneficial Use of Honey in Wound Management
The use of honey for medicinal purposes has been around for thousands of years. It has been documented to the era of the ancient Egyptians, to the days of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad, even to the battles of World War I. The use of honey has so far declined due to the advances in medicine; however, the improvements in antibiotics are not without flaws. Antibiotic-resistant microbes have proved to be a widespread problem in wound management in all health-care settings. This incline of antibiotic-resistance resulted in a renewed interest in honey for the use in wound therapy.
Considered by most clinicians...
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BIO 103 Final Exam Guide Version 2 100% Correct Answers
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1. 1. What is the correct sequence of steps in the scientific method?
1. Make observations and ask a question
2. Analyze the data
3. Develop a hypothesis
4. Share the results with other scientists
5. Design and perform an experiment to test the hypothesis
a) I>II > III > IV > V
b) III > I > V > II > IV
c) V> IV > III > II > I
d) I> III > V >II > IV
e) V > II > I > III > IV
2. You have formulated a hypothesis: “Apples contain more vitamin C...
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Steven D. McAfoose
It was the fifth of May 1982; a young boy had just turned 12 years old and was very excited. The only thing he wanted for his birthday was to attend the Pennsylvania Hunter-Trapper Education Course, which allowed him to purchase his hunter’s license for the upcoming winter hunting season. He had been shooting rifles since he was eight years old and became a very proficient marksman, so much that when he attended the United States Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia, he received his very first Certificate of Achievement for the highest overall marksmanship qualification record in the company of over 600 soldiers. He had...
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Medication/Dose/RouteClassificationGeneric/Trade Name | Action | ContraindicationAdverse Effects | Nursing Considerations |
Acetaminophen/500mg/ By MouthAntipyretic& Analgesic (nonopioid)Acetaminophen/TylenolCarvedilol/6.25mg/By MouthAlpha- and beta-adrenergic blocker & AntihypertensiveCarvedilol/CoregDocusate Sodium/100mg/By MouthLaxative stool softenersDocusate Sodium/ColaceFurosemide/40mg/By MouthLoop diureticsFurosemide/Lasix | Reduces fever by acting directly on the hypothalamic heat-regulating center to cause vasodilation and sweating, which helps dissipate heat.Carvedilol causes vasodilation by blocking the activity of α-blockers, mainly at alpha-1...
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There are many people all over the world who suffer with serious symptoms and issues that are caused from depression. One of the most surprising elements of depression is that it is not only a condition that affects a person mentally; however, it also affects a person physically. There are a significant amount of symptoms for people who are experiencing depression. Some of the most common symptoms for depression include feeling sad about something in particular, becoming tired and fatigued all of the time, finding it to be a challenge to get out of bed in the morning, procrastinating on important events, and finding it hard to get joy out of traditionally joyful events in life....
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Genetic Engineering is considered as a dominant and quite dangerous set of tool. It is the process in which the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid which makes up the genes for all living things) is extracted from one organism to put it in another organism’s DNA, therefore it introduces in hereditary traits into the receiver organism (“How Stuff Works”). The nature and characteristics of all living things are determined by special combinations of genes that are carried in their cells, therefore the least changes or alteration can bring a major amount of changes in an organism and its offspring (“How Stuff Works”). Genetic Engineering does not only consist in plants, animal breeding and...
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ANSWER THREE OF THE QUESTIONS
ALL QUESTIONS SHOULD BE ANSWERED IN A SEPARATE BOOKLET
Answer all parts of the chosen questions. All questions are for 22 marks.
1. (a) Discuss the design of a pharmacogenomic study, including pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic aspects, to evaluate the variability in response to warfarin in populations with different ancestries. [ 11 marks ]
(b) Describe 2 different enzymes affecting pharmacokinetic factors and drug response. Include drug substrates, disease(s) implicated, their genetic variations and explain how the knowledge of genotype/phenotype relationship could be useful in clinical practice.
[ 11 marks ]
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Andrei Vasiliev 01040632
PTC Genotype Determination basing on DNA Samples (Obtained From Individuals with known PTC Test result) that are incubated with Restriction Enzyme (Hae III)
The ability to taste the bitter compound phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) and related chemicals is bimodal, and all human populations tested to date contain some people who can and some people who cannot taste PTC. Why this trait has been maintained in the population is uncertain but this polymorphism may influence food selection, nutritional status or thyroid metabolism. The gene product that gives rise to this phenotype is unknown, and its characterization would provide insight into the mechanism of...
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Notes for Nutrition
What is meant by nutrition?
Nutrition is the science of how foods affect the human body to promote health and prevent disease.
Six Classes of nutrients essential for health.
Carbohydrates, fats lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water.
What is the science of how foods affect the human body to promote health and prevent disease called?
What is the true statement about healthy lifestyles?
When focusing on a healthy lifestyle exercise and nutrition work together.
Recognize the key energy nutrients essential for health?
Anything that supply calories, fat, protein and carbs.
Which major classes of nutrients?
Fats, vitamins, proteins, minerals and...
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BU1006 Managing the Customer Experience
Topics: 1. Heineken Company.
2. Nokia Corporation.
The Heineken beer company was founded in 1864 by Gerard Adriaan Heineken, a Netherlander, in Amsterdam. This Dutch brewing company has wide international presence so far through a global network of distributors and breweries . Heineken owns and manages one of the world’s leading portfolios of beer brands and is one of the world’s leading brewers in terms of sales volume and profitability. Recently, Heineken has been considered as the most successful beer brand and is an icon in the beer industry. In a market where...
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Environmental Toxicology Paper
September 14, 2014
Environmental Toxicology Paper
Environmental toxicology deals with the toxicology of environmental chemicals. This can relate to toxic chemicals found naturally but usually man-made chemicals are predominately studied. The effect of these chemicals on the environment and subsequent ecosystems are of great importance in understanding human impact on our planet. Ecotoxicology is a type of environmental toxicology that deals with the effects of environmental toxins on ecosystems, habitats and the organisms that live in those ecosystems. The wide range of organisms and environmental factors requires...
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Environmental Concerns Associated with Fertilizer Use
Use of fertilizer materials has generated numerous environmental concerns in recent years. Concerns can be categorized by their effect on water quality, air quality, and human and animal health. In each case, constituents of primary interest are nitrogen and phosphorus, although others need to be considered depending on the fertilizer source. As previously covered, there are many available fertilizer sources including commercial fertilizers, biosolids and animal waste. Environmental concerns become a potential hazard with the misuse of these materials. Misuse generally arises when fertilizer application rates exceed agronomic...
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Preparation of Buffers for Use in Enzyme Studies
(by G. Gomori)
The buffers described in this section are suitable for use either in enzymatic or histochemical
studies. The accuracy of the tables is within ± 0.05 pH at 23 ºC. In most cases the pH values
will not be off by more than ± 0.02 pH even at 37 ºC and at molarities slightly different from
those given (usually 0.05 M).
The methods of preparation described are not necessarily identical with those of the original
authors. The titration curves of the majority of the buffers recommended have been
redetermined by the writer. The buffers are arranged in the order of ascending pH range.
1. Hydrochloric Acid-Potassium Chloride Buffer.
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The conditions inside the body must be controlled within narrow limits. This is called homeostasis. These conditions include water content, ion content, and body temperature and blood glucose concentration.
Homeostasis aims for normal functions and values from the body, such as temperature and blood glucose levels. When those values are either lower or higher than normal, homeostasis brings the functions back within normal values.
Concept of negative feedback
Homeostatic Mechanisms for regulation of the Heart Rate
The medulla controls the heart rate. It sends and receives messages in the form of chemicals or hormones from the thousands...
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Evaluation of L – Proline as a Catalyst for an Asymmetric Aldol Reaction
This reaction is divided into two parts. In the first part acetone, L – proline and 4 – nitrobenzaldehyde are reacted to give (R)-4-hydroxy-4-(4-nitrophenyl)butan-2-one as the major product along with (S)-4-hydroxy-4-(4-nitrophenyl)butan-2-one. The identity of the product is confirmed by IR spectra of the product which gives peaks at 1073.94 cm-1, 1330 cm-1, 1515.05, 1600.13 cm-1, 1708.25 cm-1, 2930.82 cm-1and broad peak at 3418.10 cm-1. The mass of the product is 0.013 grams which gives a percentage yield of 29.81%. The melting point of the product is not taken due to minimal product.
In the second part...
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What vital signs or symptoms does Annie exhibit? Blurred vision & eye strain, feel weak, gasping for air, constant fatigue
Can you see any common features in Annie’s signs and symptoms? With blurred vision and eyestrain we must look at the optic nerve within the brain. From there, what could be causing the difficulty breathing and weakness? It must be a neurological problem involved with the synaptic centers. Since Annie is having such problems when she is working out hard and just playing around it can’t be related always to work, but to everyday tasks as well. Often we see that having eyestrain is just the beginning. Whenever you don’t see well other factors will play into it,...
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The Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth
• The formation of Earth
• Pre-biotic chemistry (Miller-Urey exp.)
• First evidence for early life
• The evolution of life
• Extreme life on Earth: lessons for astrobiology
A timeline for the very early history of the Earth
The formation of Earth:
The Earth formed over ~50 Myr via planetesimal accretion
The iron "drops" follow gravity and
accumulate towards the core. Lighter
materials, such as silicate minerals,
migrate upwards in exchange. These
silicate-rich materials may well have
risen to the surface in molten form,
giving rise to an initial magma ocean
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May 3, 2015
The Syrian Civil War has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. Since 2011, protests and attacks have been a daily occurrence, and the regime of Bashar Al-Assad has done what it believed was necessary to stop rebel forces and end protests. As such, Assad has committed many questionable, at best, and criminal, at worst, actions against the civilians of Syria in an effort to stop the rebels. The indiscriminate warfare Assad has used against Syrian citizens is shown in multiple international doctrines as illegal, and is thus a war crime, which should be prosecuted.
The Statue of the International Criminal...
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The reason how McDonalds Restaurant became a well-established brand around the world began with the series of strategies they used throughout the years in building its success. From the beginning there was only a local food stand more like the food trucks on the streets now to becoming the multi-billion corporation with over a billion employees. The way McDonalds is able to penetrate through different markets around the world is very amazing because they may be the only fast food brand that could be found around the world with the possibility of finding one just at a corner near you. The brand is well known around the world yet they may only know the name and that it is a...
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Study Guide: Biochemistry
A. Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic. Since biological chemistry occurs largely in an aqueous environment, the interaction of a biological molecule with water is very important. That interaction is influenced by two primary causes: size and polarity (charge). The smaller a molecule is, the more likely it is to be willing to associate with water (dissolve). Also, the more polar and/or charged a molecule is, the more likely it is to be willing to associate with water. Since biological molecules are often very large, it is common for the different parts of the molecule to interact differently in water. For instance, a protein, which is composed of many different...
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Cancer can be defining as disease condition in which cell divide and proliferate uncontrollably bypassing the normal rules of cell division. It is characterized by a progression of changes on cellular and genetic level that ultimately reprogram a cell to undergo uncontrolled cell division, thus forming a malignant mass.
Cancers consist of single clones or several clones of cells that are capable of partially (benign tumor) or fully (malignant cancer) independent growth in the host. The essence of carcinogenesis is the activation (deregulation) of genes that regulate cell growth via bypassing the host’s regulatory circuits. Multiple genes must be...
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The Water-Soluble Vitamins: B Vitamins and Vitamin C
I. The Vitamins—An Overview
Vitamins differ from carbohydrate, fat and protein in structure, function and food contents. Vitamins are similar to the energy-yielding nutrients in that they are vital to life, organic and available from foods. Both deficiencies and excesses of the vitamins can affect health.
A. Bioavailability is the rate and extent that a nutrient is absorbed and used.
B. Precursors, also known as provitamins, are consumed in an inactive form and become active vitamins in the body.
C. The organic nature of vitamins means they can be destroyed by exposure to light, oxidation, cooking, and...
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In this assignment I am going to identify the characteristics of nutrients and explain what their benefits are to the human body, and furthermore I will also be assessing the similarities and the differences in both the nutritional and energy requirements for two groups of individuals.
Our bodies in order to function correctly need six main nutrients which are; Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat, Minerals, Vitamins, Water. All six of these keep the body’s natural defences up and allow for new healthy cells to be created replacing old cells.
These are the body’s main source of energy because when a carbohydrate enters the human body we break them down in our stomach, which then...
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PepsiCo and PepsiCo Greater China
PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more
than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that
generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main
businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola –
make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved
throughout the world.
PepsiCo’s people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable
growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which
we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this
commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo’s promise to...
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D. Ryan Georgianna1 & Stephen P Mayfield1 .
Exploiting diversity and synthetic biology for the production of algal biofuels
Modern life is intimately linked to the availability of fossil fuels, which continue to meet the world’s growing energy needs even though their use drives climate change, exhausts finite reserves and contributes to global political strife. Biofuels made from renewable resources could be a more sustainable alternative, particularly if sourced from organisms, such as algae, that can be farmed without using valuable arable land. Strain development and process engineering are needed to make algal biofuels practical and economically viable.
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N I N E
In Cold Blood:
The Tale of the Icefish
In all things of nature there is something
of the marvelous.
It was a long way just to go fishing.
The us-foot converted wooden sealing boat Norveg/a put to sea out of
Sandcford Harbor, Norway on September 14,1927. Its primary destination was
perhaps the most remote piece of land on the planet. Tiny Bouvet Island, a
speck in the vast Southern Ocean, lay more than six thousand miles from
Norway, sixteen hundred
miles from the tip of Africa, and more than three
thousand miles from South America.
In the mid-1920S, commercial
whaling was booming. The Norwegian
of factory ships allowed greater...
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American Thoracic Society
ATS Statement: Guidelines for the Six-Minute Walk Test
THIS OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF THE AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY WAS APPROVED BY THE ATS BOARD OF DIRECTORS MARCH 2002
Purpose and Scope Background Indications and Limitations Contraindications Safety Issues Technical Aspects of the 6-Minute Walk Test Required Equipment Patient Preparation Measurements Quality Assurance Interpretation References
PURPOSE AND SCOPE
This statement provides practical guidelines for the 6-minute walk test (6MWT). Specifically, it reviews indications, details factors that influence results, presents a brief step-by-step protocol, outlines safety measures, describes proper...
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Artistic Themes from Ancient Cultures: Greece and Rome
Artistic Themes from Ancient Cultures: Greece and Rome
In this paper Christian suffering through religious expression is discussed as it pertains to ancient cultures through early Greek and Roman times. Culture differences between Romans and Greeks are very different in many ways, but can be very similar as well. Romans held their practical and traditional morality in high esteem, and appeared over confident in their military, ability to organize.
Looking at “culture” Romans usually seem obsessed with humanities in the form of music, dance, theater, art, literature and philosophy. In...
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The Value Chain in Your Life
Write a (minimum two but no more than three page) paper (not including title and reference pages) describing the value chain in your life. There is an already APA formatted template in Doc Sharing for you to use as your starting point for this assignment.
If you use references in your paper to support your content, be sure to apply the APA in-text reference citation format. Any item listed on the References page must also be applied and cited within the paper. If you use verbatim quotes, put them within quotation marks, cite the reference and include a page number.
This assignment is an opportunity for you to relate what you learned...
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The main focus of this essay is to discuss the changing trends of consumers’ payment methods and in particular cash usage in the 21st century. This essay discusses the downward trend of cash as a major payment structure and the increase in cashless transactions. We will refer to recent studies by the RBA and personal surveys and data collected and collated by this project team in this report and outlay our findings.
As the demand for newer more convenient methods of payment systems increases, so to does the range of options that become available to consumers. In recent years the need to discover more convenient ways of paying for goods and services has...