Excretion

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Excretion
The Removal of metabolic waste from the body
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Metabolic Waste
Consists of waste substances that may be toxic
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2 Main substances to be excreted
C02 and Urea
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How is C02 excreted
When we breath out
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How is Urea exrected
removed from the blood in the kidneys and becomes part of the urine
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Deamination Equation
Amino Acid + 02 > Keto Acid + Ammonia
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Urea Formation Equation
Ammonia + C02 > Urea + H2O
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Deamination
Removal of the amine group fro an amino acid to produce ammonia
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Consists of waste substances that may be toxic

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Metabolic Waste

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C02 and Urea

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When we breath out

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removed from the blood in the kidneys and becomes part of the urine

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