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Nutrición y digestión

¿Qué es la digestión monogástrica?
The human body contains a monogastric digestive system. In a monogastric digestive system, the stomach only contains one chamber in which it digests…
Anatomia de los intestinos
Although digestion of proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids may begin in the stomach, it is completed in the intestine. The absorption of nutrients,…
Órganos accesorios
Accessory organs are those that participate in the digestion of food but do not come into direct contact with it like the mouth, stomach, or…
Digestión de lípidos
Lipids are large molecules that are generally not water-soluble. Since most of the digestive enzymes in the human body are water-based, there are…
Digestión de proteínas
Protein digestion begins in the stomach, where the highly acidic environment can easily disrupt protein structure by exposing the peptide bonds of…
Digestión de carbohidratos
Carbohydrate digestion and metabolism break down simple and complex carbohydrates from food into saccharides (i.e., sugars) for the body to use as…
Regulación Neural
Digestion begins with a cephalic phase that prepares the digestive system to receive food. When our brain processes visual or olfactory information…
Regulación hormonal
Hormones regulate a significant portion of digestion through activation of the neuroendocrine system. The neuroendocrine system of digestion contains…
Medición oral de ácidos grasos Umbrales, Percepción de grasa, alimentos grasos gusto, y papilas Densidad en Humanos
Emerging evidence from a number of laboratories indicates that humans have the ability to identify fatty acids in the oral cavity, presumably via…
Análisis los restos óseos de densidad Mineral ósea en contextos forenses
The purpose of this paper is to introduce a promising, novel method to aid in the assessment of bone quality in forensically relevant skeletal…
Tratamiento de las estructuras de ligamentos con suero acondicionado con ejercicio: Un modelo de ingeniería de tejidos traslacional
In vitro experiments are essential to understand biological mechanisms; however, the gap between monolayer tissue culture and human physiology is…

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