Nutrition_and_ metabolism_2003

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THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: FINAL EXAMINATION ZOOLOGY: BIOL2510 Nutrition and Metabolism 15 December 2003 2:30pm - 4:30pm All questions carry qual marks. Section A Answer ALL questions. 1 0) Name the macronutrient that has the greatest difference between digestible energy and metabolizeable energy. Explain. Briefly discuss the important concepts of the food pyramid. Discuss three factors that affect a person’s basal metabolic rate (BMR). With the aid of a diagram, explain how the requirement for an amino acid is determined using the oxidation method. Explain why ‘‘new” glucose cannot be derived from the oxidation of an even chain fatty acid. Is di-homo-y-linolenic acid an essential fatty acid? Explain. Name the oil that has the highest content of 18:303. Will you find 20:3n9 in blood under normal condition? Explain.
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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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