Tag: "fats" at biology news
Protein is key for digestive function of the pancreas
... tract and break down carbohydrates, proteins, and fats
present in the foods we eat. The harsh digestive enzymes secreted by pancreatic acinar cells are packaged into units called zymogen granules. Upon stimulation with hormones like cholecystokinin (CCK), zymogen granules are emptied via a process call...
Genetic modification of linseed produces healthier omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
...nd rises for edible oils that are low in saturated fats
and high in poly-unsaturated fats, in particular very long chain omega 3- and omega 6-poly-unsaturated fats, the production of these oils in plants may reduce environmentally and economically unsustainable pressures on both wild and farmed fisheries....
Scientists sequence genome of kind of organism central to biosphere's carbon cycle
...insights about the way they may be using nitrogen, fats
and silica in order to thrive. Diatoms, most of w...g the actual pathways they use to metabolize their fats
helps explain the ability of diatoms to withstand long periods with little sunlight even to overwin...
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