Heart Failure: Introduction and Types

Also called cardiac failure. A condition where heart fails to supply sufficient amount of blood. This condition of insufficient blood supply occurs in all parts...

Functions of Pancreatic Juice

A digestive juice secreted by pancreas and is the exocrine function of it. Endocrine function is related with secretion of hormones. Has neutralizing action on...

Functions of Saliva

Saliva is a secretion of salivary glands. Contains maximum water content (99.5%) and 0.5% solids. Includes solid content like organic, inorganic and gases also. Various...

Fungi: Characteristics and Classification

Introduction Study of fungus (yeast and moulds) is called mycology. Derived from Greek word where “mykos” meaning fungus and “logus” means study. Known earlier than...

Auto immunity: Introduction and Mechanism

Introduction A condition resulted by the action of antibodies or immunologically competent cells. Cause structural or functional damage of the normal components of the body....

Neurotransmitters and Their Types

A chemical substance present in neuron. Transmits nerve impulse from one to another neuron. Thus also called a mediator for impulse transmission. Transmission occurs through...

Differences between Insulin and Glucagon

S.N Insulin S.N Glucagon 1. Secreted by red color β-cells of islets of Langerhans. 1. Secreted by green color α-cells of islets of Langerhans. 2....

Anticoagulants and Its Types

Anti-coagulants: Those substances that do not allow blood to coagulate by preventing or postponing it. Taken as medicines, given to the people who have high...