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BCH 369: Worksheet 12Due: Nov 18, 2016Lecture 20Question 1Why is it a good agricultural practice to plant a field with alfalfa every few years? Question 6Although amino acids are classified as glucogenic, ketogenic, or both, it is possible for all their carbon skeletons to be broken down to acetyl-CoA. Explain.Lecture 21Question 2: Case Study on Glycogen Storage Diseases Your patient is a 15-year old Caucasian named Alex, who is unable to perform strenuous exercise and often experiences muscle cramps with exercise. A physical exam reveals that his liver is of normal size but his muscles are small and flabby. A fasting glucose test reveals that he is neither hypo- nor hyperglycemic. You test the patient’s response to glucagon by injecting a high dose of the hormone andthen drawing samples of blood periodically and measuring glucose content.