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Physio Chemical Properties of Amino acids? (Guide)
Amino acids are basically building blocks of proteins. This chapter includes the Physio chemical properties of Amino acids. Before going to the properties of amino acids, we should brush back the amino acids basic points. What is an Amino acid? Amino acids are biological organic molecules containing both an amino group(s) and a carboxyl group (s). An amino acid is an organic mo [...]
What are Polysaccharides and How it was Classified?
Carbohydrates composed of ten or more monosaccharide units are classifieds polysaccharides, and their molecules are colloidal in size. They may be considered as condensation polymers in which the monosaccharides (or their derivatives such as the amino sugars and uronic acids) are joined by glycosidic linkages. By far the most important naturally occurring polysaccharides are St [...]
VITAMINS : The Micro-Nutrients in Our Body
The essential Macronutrients are water, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals. In developed countries, vitamin deficiencies result mainly from poverty, food fads, drugs, or alcoholism. Vitamin toxicity (hypervitaminosis) usually results from taking mega doses of Vitamin A, D, B6, or niacin. In general, excess amounts of water-soluble vitamins are excreted via t [...]
Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology From 2001 to 2019 (Updated)
What is a Nobel Prize and Who is Alfred Nobel? Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from all corners of the globe for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and for work in peace. Here is the list of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine below from 2001 to 2019. The foundations for the prize were laid in 1895 [...]