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Structural materials

prtn form integral parts of most body tissue and provide strength and shape to skin tendons membranes
muscles organs and bones

2

enzymes

proteins facilitate chem reactions

3

hormones

prtn regulates body processes
(some but not all hormones are prtns)

4

fluid balance

prtns help maintain the volume and composition of body fluids

5

Acid- Base abalance

prns help maintain balance of body fluids by acting as buffers

6

transportation

Prtns transport substances
lipids vit
minerals O2
around body

7

Antibodies

Prtn inactivate foreign invaders thus protecting body against diseases

8

Energy and glucose

Prtn provide some fuel and glucose if needed for the bodys energy needs

9

Other (Fibrin)

cretes blood clots

10

other (collagen)

forms scars

11

Other opsin

participates in vision

12

hormones

GH
Insulin & glucagon
thyroxin
calcitonin and parathyroid Hormone
antidiuretic hormone

13

GH

promotes growth

14

Insulin and Glucagon

regulate blood glucose

15

thyroxin

regulates body metabolic rate

16

calcitonin and parathyroid hormone

regulates blood calcium

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Antidiuretic hormone

regulates fluid and electrolyte balance

18

Hormone

chemical mssngrs that are secreted by endocrine glands in response to altered conditions in the body.