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Temperature Regulation

The ability of an organism to regulate its internal temperature to a particular level, such as the 37n degree celsius temperature in humans that provides optimal conditions for metabolic processes to occur.

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Re: Enzymes

... catalysis - a single amino acid change can alter or eliminate activity. Temperature and pH affect rate. Many enzymes are controllable by other enzymes -- look at allosteric regulation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allosteric

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by jonmoulton
Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Enzymes
Replies: 23
Views: 19152

Re: Effect of temp. on cellular respiration

The enzymes in general get more and more active as the temperature increases. This would be true till the temperature reaches up to ... actual rate of respiration in any given cell will also be under very strong regulation in other ways - if a cell doesn't need more energy, it will just turn ...

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by AstraSequi
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Effect of temp. on cellular respiration
Replies: 5
Views: 24003

fish amylase vs amylase from the small intestines

... works best at 37ÂșC, but is it universally true? What do you know of temperature regulation in different animals? (is there any? How does it work?...) So what is the average ...

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by canalon
Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:29 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: fish amylase vs amylase from the small intestines
Replies: 2
Views: 2250

Biology is not a science

... what the life force is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life # Homeostasis: Regulation of the internal environment to maintain a constant state; for example, electrolyte concentration or sweating to reduce temperature. # Organization: Being structurally composed of one or more cells, ...

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by gamila
Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology is not a science
Replies: 43
Views: 61456

Re: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

... in sex. And what is the role of the hypothalamus? pituitary gland regulation blood pressure regulation hunger and salt cravings feeding reflexes thirst body temperature regulation hydration heart rate bladder function water preservation hormonal/neurotransmitter ...

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by Darwin420
Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 48519
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