Modeling Metabolism: Chemical TravelsImage: Photo of laboratory rat. Image: Colored anatomical drawing
Long Description: Illustration of human body, highlighting kidney, bladder, and liver.Image: Compound graphic
Long Description: 1. Use rodents to model metabolism, the sum of all chemical and physical changes in the body. 2.Study how specific chemicals break down and "cycle" through the body to form materials for tissues or organs. 3. Determine which body regions chemicals "target” on their journey. How do they leave the body?