biochemistry and metabolism

HideShow resource information

Biochemistry and metabolism

·       Food is digested or used as energy for metabolism which is all living processes.

·       Fibre eases the flow of materials through the gut by giving gut muscles a bulk to push against.

·       Fibre removes excess bile salts which can be toxic.

·       A low diet in fibre, is a risk factor, and can contribute to intestinal cancers.

·       A biochemistry technique is to measure the level of enzymes in the blood after a mycardinal infarction.

·       An example of a catabolic reaction is digestion.


No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Biological molecules, organic chemistry and biochemistry resources »