Protein

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Amino Acid Facts
22 Amino Acids, 8 Essential, Children need 2, Basic Structure
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High and Low Biological
Protein molecules a mix of Amino Acids, If it has 8 it is essential, If it has 1 it is low, Complementary Proteins
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Functions
Growth of body cells, Maintenance and Repair of cells, Energy
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Deficiency
Rare in UK, Developing countries Marasms
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Excess
High fat content in Western World, Cancer, More work for Kidneys
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Denaturation
Secondary structure altered Primary unchanged, Caused by physical and chemical, Irreversible
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Denaturation-Causes
When heated coagulate, vibrate and become weak, Fibres coagulate and cause shrinkage, Acids speed up the process Mechanical action usually seen in making cakes and Meringues
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High and Low Biological

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Protein molecules a mix of Amino Acids, If it has 8 it is essential, If it has 1 it is low, Complementary Proteins

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Deficiency

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Excess

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