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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.
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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