Chapter 10 Study Guide Wi08

Chapter 10 Study Guide Wi08 - 1 megaloblastic 8 What is a...

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Chapter 10: Water Soluble Vitamins 1. What is a coenzyme? 1. Coenzyme + protein = active enzyme 2. What are the coenzyme forms of thiamin, riboflavin and niacin and how do they function as coenzymes? 1. Thiamin- TPP 2. Riboflavin- FAD 3. Niacin- NAD 4. They all release energy 3. Which B vitamins are added to cereal grains as part of the enrichment program? 1. Thiamin (B1), Folate, B12 4. What are the richest sources of thiamin and riboflavin, respectively? 1. Thiamin- Lean pork 2. Riboflavin- milk, meat 5. How can we synthesize niacin in the body? 1. made from tryptophan 6. What is the common function of folate and vitamin B-12? 7. What type of anemia results from a deficiency of folate or vitamin B-12?
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Unformatted text preview: 1. megaloblastic 8. What is a neural tube defect and how are they related to folate nutrition? 1. Spinal cord does not form during development 9. What types of foods are rich sources of folate? 1. leafy greens, OJ 10. What is unique about vitamin B-12 absorption? 1. requires intrinsic factor secreted by stomach 11. What is the primary function of vitamin C? 1. formation of collagen for connective tissue and wound healing 12. What is scurvy? How is this disease related to a deficiency of vitamin C? 1. scurvy is from lack of vitamin C. Bleeding gums, spotty skin from poorly formed connective tissue....
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