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Unformatted text preview: PSIO 420/520 practice problem set #2: Endocrinology and metabolism 1. Answer the following questions based on your understanding of fatty acid metabolism. a. Name the enzyme that clears circulating fats from chylomicrons. ________________________ b. Name the enzyme that catalyzes lipolysis of stored triglyceride. ________________________ c. What hormones activate the enzyme listed in part b in adipose tissue? List of hormones: ______________________________________________________________ d. What carrier shuttles activated fatty acyl CoA into the mitochondrial matrix? ________________ e. What muscle fiber type is best suited for fatty acid metabolism? Circle one. FG FOG SO f. At the same fatty acid concentration, an endurance trained person would have a _________________ (higher or lower) rate of ATP synthesis via fat metabolism. 2. Calculate the ATP yield for the complete oxidation of a 20-carbon fatty acid chain. Show your work! 3. Answer the following questions based on your understanding of amino acid metabolism....
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2008 for the course PSIO 420 taught by Professor Keen during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Spring '08