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    I just don't get it. How is that possible?

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    http://library.thinkquest.org/11226/main/c10txt.htm
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    digestion
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    If you still have trouble comprehending it just remember everything's just molecules and atoms. It's basically just rearranging the carbon based molecules.
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    ****ing miracles
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    I was looking for a condensed simple answer
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    (Original post by Connor3)
    If you still have trouble comprehending it just remember everything's just molecules and atoms. It's basically just rearranging the carbon based molecules.
    Can humans do that too?
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    (Original post by bibos)
    digestion
    Great, I would have never known ...
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    (Original post by Connor3)
    If you still have trouble comprehending it just remember everything's just molecules and atoms. It's basically just rearranging the carbon based molecules.
    Wow

    Such scientific

    Much explanation

    Such amaze
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    (Original post by Mohid Khan)
    Can humans do that too?
    It's mostly just enzymes in the gut (for ruminants the enzymes for breaking down cellulose are in the rumen) Humans do not have the enzyme cellulase to break down the cellulose in plant material, but we can break down some lipids, carbohydrates and starch from plant material I think. My biology knowledge is only from A level I'm afraid so Google is your friend.
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    (Original post by Sai4)
    Wow

    Such scientific

    Much explanation

    Such amaze
    The question had already been answered but I wasn't sure the extent of the OP's scientific knowledge
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    (Original post by Connor3)
    It's mostly just enzymes in the gut (for ruminants the enzymes for breaking down cellulose are in the rumen) Humans do not have the enzyme cellulase to break down the cellulose in plant material, but we can break down some lipids, carbohydrates and starch from plant material I think. My biology knowledge is only from A level I'm afraid so Google is your friend.
    Cheers

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