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Unformatted text preview: CHO Metabolism: glycogen synthesis and storage glycogenolysis monosaccharide conversion conversion of AA reidues Fat Metabolism: formation of lipoproteins fatty acid oxidation (occurs at high rate) cholesterol and phospholipid synthesis bile salt formation conversion of CHO and protein to fat Protein Metabolism: deamination of AA synthesis of plasma proteins synthesis of prothrombin/clotting factors urea formation transamination Other: storage of vitamins storage of minerals blood coagulation Liver function tests (LFTs) AST (SGOT) ALT (SGPT) Alkaline phosphatase Gamma glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT) Albumin Total bilirubin (breakdown product of Hgb) Indirect (unconjugated) Direct (conjugated)...
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- Spring '09