Nutrition_and_ metabolism_1999

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THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: FINAL EXAMINATION ZOOLOGY: BIOL2510 / 20402 Nutrition and metabolism 20 December 1999 9.30 am - 11.30 am -A: Compulsory short answer questions 1) Which macronutrient has the largest difference between heat of combustion and metabolizable energy. Explain. 2) Is di-homo- 7 -1inolenic acid an essential fatty acid? Explain. 3) Name the metabolic pathways which give rise to NADPH,. 4) Name the essential amino acids for human adults. 5) A diet consists of 30% energy as fat and half of the fat energy is derived from PUFA. Is this a healthy diet? Explain. Part: Answer ONE question Discuss the metabolic condition(s) and functions of the key enzymes that effect gluconeogenesis. Discuss the role of hepatic malonyl CoA in the control of fatty acid synthesis and
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course ZOOLOGY BIOL2501 taught by Professor Dr.e.t.s.li during the Spring '03 term at HKU.

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