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Should Animals be Used for Research? Why and Why Not

Should Animals be Used for Research

When animals are used for testing, we inflict sever pain on them. This brings a question of should animals be used for research? Using the animals for research is a common practice. They have a live body whose functions and physiology are similar to humans. Further, they can trained, induced or genetically modified to mimic […]

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10 Importance of Birds to Humans & Nature

Birds are unique living beings with their ability to fly. There are many types of birds and we see only a few of them around the place of human residence. The importance of birds seems minimal due to technological advancement and current lifestyle. Many of us do not get time even to see them on […]

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How animals help humans? Their Importance in Life

Animals are a gift of nature to us. They are the ones which are closely associated with us in daily life. Animals contribute a lot to humans lives, maybe even more than the plants. It will be tough to imagine life without animals. They serve humans for food, clothing, medicine and even for economic needs. […]

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Examples of Lipids | Their Structure and Function in Biology

examples of lipids

Examples of lipids include; Fats Waxes Phospholipids Sphingolipids Steroids Vitamins A,D,E and K Lipids are one of the class of 4 major macro molecules (organic compounds) of our body. They are taken from external sources like food and edible oils. Also they are made in the body from excess carbohydrates. There are many types of […]

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Examples of Enzymes | Their List and Functions in the Body

Examples of enzymes

There are many examples of enzymes in the human body. These have diverse functions the body The Examples of enzymes in the body include Digestive: Amylase, Trypsin, lipase. Metabolic: Oxidase, hydrolases, lygases, cytochrome -450 Liver: Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT), Serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT). Nucleases: Topoisomerase, endonuclease, DNA polymerase Receptor enzymes: These are enzymes […]

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15 Types of Glands in Human Body & their Functions

Glands are studied as a part of human anatomy and physiology. They are sac-like tissue structures in the body which play a vital role in the physiology and homeostasis. Anatomically they are made of secretory cells and also situated in a safe yet prominent location inside the body. Glands are quite numerous and regulate different physiological functions and activities. The […]

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10 Nervous System Facts| List of Amazing & Unusual Things

Nervous System Facts

The nervous system is one of the vital organ systems in the body. It controls the whole of the body physiology, movements and also behavior. Anatomically, it is sub-divided into two parts as central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. Central nervous system comprises of the brain and spinal cord. While the peripheral system has […]

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Organs on Left Side of Body with Pictures

Organs on Left Side of Body

Organs on the left side of the body are those organized towards the left of the body axis. The human body when divided into two halves along the vertical axis, the organs can be found distrubutes on the left and right hands side of the column. To the left of the vertebral column, there are […]

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