G-Protein Coupled Hormone Signal Transduction
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G-Protein Coupled Hormone Signal Transduction

This animation depicts the surface view of a target cell and its interaction with a peptide hormone as a model to demonstrate g-protein coupled signal transduction in cells. Peptide hormones generally consist of short chains of amino acids. Because peptide hormones are often quite short, they lack a rigid three-dimensional conformation and are flexible. Peptide […]

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Why Does Salt Make Food Taste Better?
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Why Does Salt Make Food Taste Better?

SciShow is supported by Skillshare. [♩INTRO] In the food world, salt is kind of a superhero. Without it, french fries are bland, potato chips are boring, and chocolate chip cookies lose their pop. And that’s because salt doesn’t just make things salty—it has lots of effects on flavor perception. In fact, if you’re thinking about […]

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Why are Vitamins Important? | #aumsum
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Why are Vitamins Important? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Why are Vitamins Important? Noo. Just vanilla ice-cream is important. Oh AumSum. Vitamins are micronutrients which help perform important functions in our body. The most essential nutrients needed by our body are. Vitamin A, C, D, E, K and a group of B complex vitamins. Vitamin A is required to make a […]

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STEMonstration: Nutrition
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STEMonstration: Nutrition

[ MUSIC ]>>HELLO, AND WELCOME TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION. MY NAME IS SCOTT TINGLE. HERE ON THE SPACE STATION, WE LIVE IN A MICROGRAVITY ENVIRONMENT, WHICH MAKES EATING HERE A VERY UNIQUE EXPERIENCE. TO STAY HEALTHY, WE HAVE TO MAINTAIN A NUTRITIOUS DIET, JUST LIKE WE WOULD BACK ON EARTH. LET’S GO TAKE A […]

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