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Homeostasis

Homeostasis

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Published by: fit3akmal on Mar 19, 2009
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Homeostasis
Homeostasis, read pg817, SOLOMON TEXTBOOK 
 
 
Homeostasis
A process of maintaining
constant 
physicalandchemicalfactor
within
an
internal body environment 
TemperatureBlood pressureOsmotic pressure
 
pH value[sugar][salt]
“steady state”
 
 
WHY? Why is homeostasis important?
Biochemical reactions are controlledby enzymes.
Changes inpHandtemperatures  affect therateof enzymes-controlledreactions,denaturethe enzymes andproteins
Water moves in and out of cells byosmosis
Maintaining constant water potential inthe interstitial fluid, avoid cellular

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