Daily Archives: March 25, 2013

Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is characterised by a progressive loss of cognitive function with concomittant increase in neuropsychiatric and behavioural changes.  Essentially the synaptical transmission of neurotransmitters, vital for the relaying of electrical impulses that convey information across the central … Continue reading

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Building Blocks

Amino acids are significant biological compunds; essentially they are the building blocks of life and are the monomers of proteins. They contain amine and carboxylic functional groups and bear specific R group side chains. Asparagine was the first amino acid … Continue reading

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First Lab

Laboratory work in any course is a particularly vital hands-on approach that demonstrates concepts and teaches students the practical aspects that lead to resultant theory that is taught in class or found in other information resources. In BIOL 1362, as … Continue reading

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