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Pepsinogen. Molecular model of pepsinogen, the inactive precursor to the digestive enzyme pepsin. Credit: Getty images

CHAPTER TWO: ENZYMES

In chapter one, we highlighted the chemical basis of human physiology and the basic understanding of the hierarchical organization of the human body from cells to organ systems. We briefly…

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Read more about the article CHAPTER ONE: THE CHEMICAL BASIS OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
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CHAPTER ONE: THE CHEMICAL BASIS OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

Human physiology is the study of how the human body works. Understanding the physiological basis of life requires a thorough grasp of its chemistry – the interplay and interconnection between…

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