Digestion of food

The digestive system plays a critical role in ...

Denatured enzyme

The enzyme is a protein, and at high ...

Villi in the small intestine

Millions of tiny finger-like structures ...

Action of sucrase on sucrose

Sucrose binds to the active site on sucrase ...

Marine trophic pyramid

Food webs throughout the world all have the ...

Function of the large intestine

Dr Juliet Ansell is a Science Group Leader at ...

Gut bacteria and health

Dr Juliet Ansell is a Science Group Leader at ...

Total daily energy expenditure

Percentage breakdown of total daily energy ...

Artefacts in the SEM

Liz Girvan (Microscopy Otago) talks about the ...

Fermentation in the large intestine

Fermentation of carbohydrate in the large ...

The large intestine

The large intestine consists of the caecum ...

Human digestive system

The main organs of the human digestive system ...

Campylobacter bacteria

Campylobacter bacteria have a distinct spiral ...

Functional MRI – looking at the ...

Dr Richard Watts from the Department of ...

Pig cell transplants and PERV

Pig to human transplants, or xenotransplants ...

Nanotechnology

This is a simple explanation of what ...

Hydrolysis reaction

Hydrolysis reactions use up water molecules ...

Antibiotic resistance

Some plasmids can make their host bacterium ...

Gut hormones

The gut is the body’s largest ...

Specimen preparation in TEM

Samples from living things need to be ...

Human digestion chemistry

The human digestive system and related ...

Rate of reaction and temperature

The graph indicates how the rate of digestion ...

Hormone action

Hormones are chemical substances produced by ...

DNA extraction

A forensic scientist extracting DNA.

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