Pituitary Gland and its Secretions

Pituitary Gland and its Secretions

The human pituitary gland is reddish – Grey, oval structure about 10mm in diameter located in the brain just behind the optic chiasma as an extension from the field the hypothalamus. Average weight of the gland in females is 0.5 – 0.6gm and in males is 0.6 to 0.7 gm. ...

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Adrenal Hormones : Glands and its Secretions

Adrenal Hormones : Glands and its Secretions

Adrenal Hormones : Glands and its Secretions (Basic Guide): Adrenal gland locates on the topside of the kidney. In human, two adrenals are present on each kidney. Histologically, the adrenal has two distinct parts namely, An outer covering called the “Cortex” surrounding by an inner dark-colored mass called the “Medulla”. ...

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Determination of Carbohydrate by Anthrone Method

Determination of Carbohydrate by Anthrone Method

Carbohydrates are very important component of Storage and structural materials in the plants. The carbohydrates are stored as free sugars and polysaccharides.  The basic units of carbohydrates are Monosaccharides. When hydrolyse the carbohydrates, gives monosaccharides, but when hydrolyse monosaccharides it can not be split into more simpler sugars. The hydrolysed ...

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What happens to Blood Sugar after a Meal?

What happens to blood sugar after a meal?

It is usually an increase in blood sugar after a meal because many foods contain of glucose. More sugar or carbohydrate content of food is high blood sugar to rise. Some foods, such as refined carbohydrates, which for sudden and slowly rise in blood sugar. Others, such as those high ...

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The Cell Organelles Short Notes

The Cell Organelles Short Notes

The cell is the constituent unit of living matter, can constitute by itself an individual or participate with other similar elements in the formation of more complex organisms. The individuality of the cell is related to its structure and miscibility with the environment of substances that compose it. Its structure ...

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Biochemistry Useful Stuff for Everyone

Biochemistry Useful Stuff for Everyone

Biochemistry Presentations: Biochemistry ppt 1, Biochemistry ppt 2, Biochemistry ppt 3 Biochemistry ppt 4, Biochemistry ppt 5, Carbohydrates, Tertiary Structure, Tertiary Structure2, Protein Function, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids, Biochemistry Picture Book: Covalent and Ionic Bonds Chemical Bonds and Groups Part 1, Chemical Bonds and Groups Part 2 Chemical Properties of ...

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Peptide bonds : Backbone of the Proteins

Peptide bonds : Backbone of the Proteins

“The peptide is formed between the amino group (-NH2) of the first amino acid and Carboxyl group (-COOH) of the second amino acid by eliminating one molecule of water.” The amino acids are held together in a protein by covalent peptide bonds or linkages. These bonds are rather strong and ...

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Insulin: Pancreatic Peptide Hormone -2

Peptide hormones: Pancreatic secretions - 2

This is the continuous part of “Peptide hormone: Pancreatic secretions-1“. This chapter explains the second pancreatic hormone Insulin structure, biosynthesis, mechanism and Functions. Pancreatic Hormone – Insulin: Structure: In 1926, “ABEL” isolated crystalline insulin from pancreas. Insulin (insulaL =island) was first isolated in 1922 for the pancreas of dogs by ...

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