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  1. 1. Adrenaline Peptide's Baby Book! Awww! Look how cute  Proud Parent: Amy Donahue pd 3
  2. 2. My Baby Is Made Of.. <ul><li>The elements that make up my beautiful baby Adrenaline are carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen. </li></ul><ul><li>The chemical formula is C9H13NO3 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Subunits of Adrenaline <ul><li>A subunit of Adrenaline is the “G proteins” </li></ul><ul><li>They were discovered when Adrenaline’s “uncles”, Alfred G. Gilman and Martin Rodbell wanted to investigate stimulation of cells in Adrenaline </li></ul><ul><li>Adrenaline binds to a receptor, but the receptor won’t stimulate enzymes directly </li></ul><ul><li>The receptor will stimulate the “G protein”, which will then stimulate the enzyme </li></ul><ul><li>* A “G protein” (guanine nucleotide-binding protein) is a protein that is involved in transmitting chemical signals from outside the cell, which will then cause changes inside the cell. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Functional Groups! <ul><li>Adrenaline is a very talented baby, and contains 2 functional groups, impressive I know. I’m so proud =) The two groups are: NH2 and OH. </li></ul><ul><li>Jealous yet? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Organic Compound of Adrenaline? <ul><li>Since my baby is so talented I know you are all wondering the above question.. What organic compound he is. And the answer to that riveting question is Epinephrine ! Oohhh ahhhh. </li></ul><ul><li>The function of Epinephrine is to increase heart rate, dilate air passages and participate in the fight-or-flight response of the sympathetic nervous system. </li></ul><ul><li>I repeat.. Jealous yet? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Did you know.. <ul><li>Adrenaline helps the body adjust to sudden stress. </li></ul><ul><li>-The adrenal gland releases adrenaline into the blood, and the hormone causes the body to make it more efficient for “fight or flight” </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared Adrenaline can be used for treatment for severe allergic reactions, restore the heartbeat of patients suffering cardiac arrest, and to treat severe asthma. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why I’m a Fantastic Parent for Adrenaline <ul><li>I’m a good parent for Adrenaline because it is used every day for when I, or others get stressed out. An adrenaline kick is just what the doctor ordered. Another reason I’m a good parent for Adrenaline is because I know where it is produced in the body, the adrenal gland. The last reason that I make a great parent for Adrenaline is because I know that when one has an adrenaline rush, it increases physical performance for short bursts of time for </li></ul><ul><li>that person. </li></ul>