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Enzymes and hormones
Enzymes video clip (BBC Bitesize)
A short video clip and key points which explain the role of enzymes in the body.
Enzymes (BBC biteszie)
Three very detailed linked pages covering enzyme action, factors that affect rate and the lock and key hypothesis.
Enzymes of the digestive system (BBC Bitesize)
A detailed look at the enzymes of the digestive system, the reactions they catalyse and their products.
Blood sugar (BBC Bitesize)
A detailed descrption of how blood sugar is controlled in humans. Linked pages include the symptoms of diabetes, and other examples of homeostasis.
The Human Genome Project video clip
A short but excellent video clip which introduces DNA, protein synthesis and the HGP.
What is diabetes?
An instructional section from the Diabetes UK webpage.
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