A&P Bio 211 Chpt 25

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A&P Bio 211 Chpt 25
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Metabolism
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  1. Phosphorylation
    The addition of a high energy phosphate group to a molecule
  2. Lipogenesis
    The synthesis of lipids from notlipid precursors
  3. Protein
    A large polypeptide with a complex stucture
  4. nitrogenous wastes
    Organic waste products of metabolism that contain nitrogen, such as urea, uric acid, and creatinine.
  5. adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
    The hormone that stimulates the production and secretion of glucocorticoids by the zona fasciculata of the suprarenal (adrenal) cortex; released by the adenohypophysis (anterior lobe of the pituitary gland) in response to corticotropin-releasing hormone.
  6. hypothermia
    an abnormally low body tempurature
  7. anabolism
    The synthesis of complex organic compounds from simpler precursors.
  8. lipoysis
    The catabolism of lipids as a source of energy.
  9. chylomicrons
    Relatively large droplets that may contain triglycerides, phospholipids, and cholesterol in association with proteins; synthesized and released by intestinal cells and transported to the venous blood by the lymphoid system.
  10. vitamin
    An essential organic nutient that functions as a coenzyme in vital enzymatic reactions.
  11. ketone bodies
    Keto acids produced during the catabolism of lipids and ketogenic amino acids; specifically, acetone, acetoacetate, and beta-hydroxybutyrate.

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