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2. Briefly, what is deamination of excess amino acids?

  • The removal of an amine group from a molecule, preventing the excretion of useful excess proteins.
  • Breaking down amino acids and proteins to remove them from the blood.
  • Turning ammonia into amino acids to remove toxins.

3. What is urea?

  • The vessel carrying urine from the bladder out of the body.
  • It is formed by the breakdown of amino acids by the liver.
  • Concentrated urine.

4. Which is NOT a main metabolic waste of mammals?

  • Bile pigments
  • Salt
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Nitrogenous waste (urea)

5. Which of these is NOT a function of the liver?

  • Phosphorylative decarboxylation
  • Detoxification
  • Deamination of excess amino acids
  • Carbohydrate metabolism

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