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1

in chromatography what do you spray on amino acids and proteins to make them visible?

ninhydrin solution
turn purple

2

what is the function of Golgi apparatus?

process lipids and proteins
makes lysosomes

3

solutions used in buried test for proteins

sodium hydroxide solution (make alkaline)

4

solutions used in iodine test for starch

potassium iodine solution

5

describe collagen

fibrous protein
animals connective tissue (eg.bone skin muscle)
minerals can bind to protein increasing rigidity

6

what does metformin do?

acts on liver reduce amount if glucose released
increase sensibility if cells to insulin
therefore more glucose is taken up

7

solutions used in benedict test

diluite hydrochlodic acid (break into monosaccharides)
sodium hydrogen carbonate (neutralise)

8

what is the cell wall mainly made of?

cellulose

9

how do kidneys respond to type 1 diabetes

can't reabsorb all glucose, so some is excreted in urine.

10

which are the 3 medications used to treat type 2 diabetes?

Metformin Sulfonylureas Thiazolidinediones

11

what does sulfonylureas do?

stimulates production of insulin

12

what are ribosomes made op of?

proteins and RNA

13

how is the illness where you can't control blood glucose concentration called?

diabetes mellitus

14

what does thiazolidinediones do?

makes body cells more sensitive to insulin