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Quiz Four
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Minerals, control of feed intake, anti-nutritional factors
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  1. Bio-molecules
    Occurs naturally in living organisms
  2. Catalysts
    Increase rates of chemical reactions without being consumed
  3. Substrates
    Molecule upon which an enzyme acts - substartes are changed during the reaction
  4. Cofactor
    Non-protein chemical compound bound to an enzyme that is required for enzyme function
  5. Macrominerals
    Minerals required in the diet at relatvely high levels (>about 100 mg/d for humans); generally present in the body at >0.01% of body weight.
  6. Microminerals
    Minerals required in the diet at relatively low levels (<about 100 mg/d for humans); generally present in the body at <0.01% of body weight
  7. Hydroxyapatite
    Main inorganic component of bone, making up ~70% of the weight of bone.  Contains Ca, P,O and H
  8. Parturient paresis
    Paralysis due to a sudden drop in blood Ca following onset of milk production; often called "milk fever".
  9. Nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Excessive bone resorption due to high levels of parathyroid hormone release associated with long-term consumption of low Ca, high P diets
  10. Pica
    Deranged appetite caused by specific mineral deficiencies
  11. Metalloenzyme
    An enzyme that contains one or more metal atom as an integral part of its structure
  12. Goiter
    Enlargement of the thyroid gland caused by an iodine deficiency
  13. Feed intake regulation
    The interrelated mechanisms that attempt to regulate energy intake in relation to energy expenditures
  14. Hunger
    The complex of sensations which compels an animal to obtain food
  15. Satiety
    The complex of sensations which compels an animal to stop eating
  16. Palatability
    The degree of readiness with which a particular feed is selected and eaten
  17. Ventromedial Nucleus
    Part of the hypothalamus that influences the animal to stop eating.  Often referred to as the satiety centre
  18. Lateral Nucleus
    Part of the hypothalamus that influences the animal to start eating.  Often referred to as the hunger centre
  19. Antinutritional Factor
    Natural components of feedstuffs that interfere with the digestion, absorption or utilization of nutrients or energy
  20. Toxin
    Is a poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms
  21. Contaminants
    Material inadvertently included in a feed
  22. Mycotoxins
    Toxins produced by molds that colonize crops

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