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Name: _____________________________ Date: March 9, 2018 (Friday) Topic: Integration of Fatty Acid Synthesis (Activity 6) 1. If you add an excess amount of [ 14 C] acetyl-CoA (labeled on both carbons) to a soluble liver fraction which carbons of the newly synthesized palmitate would be labeled? Draw the structure indicating the labeled carbons. Carbons 1 through 16. 2. If you add only trace amounts of [ 14 C] acetyl-CoA (labeled on both carbons) in the presence of excess amounts of unlabeled malonyl-CoA to a soluble liver fraction which carbons of the newly synthesized palmitate would be radiolabeled? Draw the structure indicating the radiolabeled carbons. Carbons 15 and 16. 3. You are stranded on a large island off the coast of Alaska that has poisonous plants but many deer. You do not know which plants are poisonous and therefore hesitate consuming any plants. Describe how you will be able to meet your recommended daily allowance of essential fatty acids (without fishing) and be found healthy upon being rescued. The deer on islands off the coast of Alaska are resistant or immune to poisonous plants (these
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