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Uptake

uptake

The absorption by a tissue of some substance, food material, mineral, etc. And its permanent or temporary retention. The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).


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Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)

... 26.Explain why herbicides have such a deadly effect on green plants. 27.Desert plants use CAM carbon fixation, in which carbon dioxide uptake occurs during the night. The carbon is then fixed for use in the daylight hours, when photosynthesis occurs. Hypothesize why desert plants take ...

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by Ninthprince
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:38 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metabolic Processes (Photosynthesis)
Replies: 1
Views: 3678

Re: Fats in the Late Night?

... an abundance of saturated fat and calories. Although there is some medical evidence to suggest that sleep deprivation can result in the increased uptake of glucose to fat, there is little to no good evidence to support the notion that eating in the late hours of the day accentuates the storage ...

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:50 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Fats in the Late Night?
Replies: 1
Views: 1875

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... ignore the influence of pressure . Yet, to an engineer there is a simple and obvious relationship between varying lung pressure and our oxygen uptake. I developed a breathing technique that increases blood oxygen and stops cramps without hyperventilating. Both my calculations and oximeter tests ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:54 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
Replies: 7
Views: 7224

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... ignore the influence of pressure . Yet, to an engineer there is a simple and obvious relationship between varying lung pressure and our oxygen uptake. I developed a breathing technique that increases blood oxygen and stops cramps without hyperventilating. Both my calculations and oximeter tests ...

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by DDD
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:35 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
Replies: 7
Views: 7224

Gluconeogenesis

... Gluconeogenesis is also a target of therapy for type II diabetes, such as metformin, which inhibits glucose formation and stimulates glucose uptake by cells.

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
Replies: 8
Views: 7100
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