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Chapter+17+Worksheet_1_ - Biology 310 Worksheet Chapter 17...

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Biology 310 Worksheet Chapter 17 Worksheet (Fatty Acids) Key Concepts -What form are fatty acids stored in? (Hint: The molecule has 3 fatty acid chains.) -Why are fatty acids the principle form of stored energy in the body? (Hint: 3 Major Reasons) ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ -Where are most fatty acids stored? -What are the 3 sources of fat in the human body? ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ -What are the 2 places where digestion of fats occurs? -Where are fats absorbed into the bloodstream? -What forms can they be absorbed as? -What are the 3 components of a chylomicron? _________________________________ _________________________________ _________________________________ -What form must the fatty acids be in to be transported in a chylomicron?
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Biology 310 Worksheet -Be familiarized with the diagram below. -What is the protein that transports fatty acids in the bloodstream? -Where does fatty acid oxidation occur? -Which carbon on the fatty acid chain does it start with? -What molecule is produced from fatty acid oxidation? -Know how the acyl-carnitine transporter works. -Where is it located? -What is the maximum length a fatty acid can be before it needs to use the acyl- carnitine transporter? -Why is the acyl-carnitine transporter so important in the fatty acid oxidation
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2010 for the course MCDB 310 taught by Professor Walter during the Fall '09 term at University of Michigan.

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