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Substances of the Human Body
Mixed Human Body Trivia
"A test of your knowledge of the substances which control the human body."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which of these actions cannot be said to be an effect of insulin?
Increases the rate of uptake of glucose in liver cells by facilitated diffusion
Stimulates enzymes within liver and muscle cells to convert glucose into glycogen
Increases the rate of cellular respiration
Stimulates the convertion of glycogen into glucose
Which of these enzymes can be found in saliva?
Lymph capillaries are involved in the drainage of what?
Excess tissue fluid
After undergoing ultrafiltration and selective reabsorption, this fluid passes out of the body via the urethra.
Humans cannot store excess amino acids and so they must be converted into what substance?
What are the usual products when lipids are broken down in the human body by lipase?
Fatty acids and Glycerol
Glucose and Maltose
Impulses are passed from one neurone to the next across a synapse via a neurotransmitter. What is the neurotransmitter found in adrenergic synapses?
This substance is present in several parts of the body. It is present in the stomach and its function is to prevent damage to the stomach walls by acid erosion.
ADH is secreted by which endocrine gland?
Proteins are made up of monomers called amino acids. Which element is not always present in amino acids?
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