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Nutrition_and_ metabolism_1997

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Unformatted text preview: THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: FINAL EXAMINATION ZOOLOGY: 20402 Nutrition and Metabolism 16 May 1997 2.30pm - 4.30pm PART A: Answer ONE question 1. Discuss Apo CII's involvement in lipoprotein metabolism. 2. Discuss three approaches generally used to lower blood ammonia/urea levels. PART B: Answer ALL questions 3. For each of the following food constituents, indicate if it is an essential or non-essential nutrient. Justify your answer. methionine dietary fiber a—linolenic acid 4. Describe the metabolic state(s) and discuss how the regulatory mechanisms direct cystolic fatty acyl CoA to oxidation and storage. 5. Discuss the two major approaches used to determine nitrogen requirement in human adults. Explain why there is a discrepancy between the two approaches. An adult male weighing 70 kg has an habitual protein intake of 40 g per day. Do you think he is at risk of protein deficiency? Explain. - END OF PAPER - ...
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