022609homework - Homework due Feb 26, 2009 Name _ 1. What...

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Homework due Feb 26, 2009 Name ____________________________________________ 1. What type of cell stores fats? What are the locations called that contain these clusters of these cells? How do the numbers of these cells change when you get fat? 2. After glucose leaves the blood and enters the interstitial fluid of the body how does it cross the cell membrane of liver cells? What hormone is responsible for this process? What happens to the excess glucose in the liver? 3. What hormone allows glucose to enter the adipocytes? What happens to glucose before it is stored as neutral fat? 4. What hormone facilitates the entry of glucose into the other cells of the body? Where is excess glucose stored outside the liver? What is this excess glucose stored as?
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5. How are glucose transporters in the membranes of brain cells different from the glucose transporters in the rest of the body? What do you think might be the consequence of this difference during the fasting phase? 6.
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course BIOS 277 taught by Professor Nyby during the Spring '09 term at Lehigh University .

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