Dietary fibers: important for bowel function Introduction (importance) Fiber, present in many foods, is of utmost importance to our body, as it acts beneficially on bowel function. It is excellent for avoiding intestinal constipation (intestines stuck).
Komodo Dragon: Largest Reptile of the Order Squamata Biological Definition - What They Are These are animals that are part of the Reptile class that have as their main feature the presence of scales on the body. This order includes amphisbae, snakes and lacertils. Summary of main features: - Presence of scales on the body.
Structure of Human Albumin What is Albumin Albumin is a protein of rich biological value that is found in blood plasma. It is synthesized in the liver. Albumin can also be found in egg and milk. Main functions of albumin in the human body: - maintenance of osmotic pressure - transport of thyroid hormones - transport of free fatty acids - transport of fat soluble hormones - transport of unconjugated bilirubin - control of ph.
Skin Respiration: Helper Function in Amphibians What it is - biological definition Skin respiration is that which occurs through the skin of the animal. Many animals do not have specialized organs for gas exchange, so they occur through the skin. How Gas Exchange Occurs The animals with cutaneous respiration system have cells and or blood vessels in the skin, and through them occurs the capture of oxygen from the environment.
Plant Hormones: Multiple Functions in Plants What They Are Plant hormones, also known as phytohormones, are organic compounds produced by plants and play key roles in their growth and development. These hormones are present in small quantities and are produced in plant tissues.