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Unformatted text preview: into the citric acid cycle? Answer: (1) propionyl CoA carboxylase (2) methyl malonyl CoA epimerase (3) methyl malonyl CoA mutase 3.) (a) ( 1 Point) When does the body produce ketone bodies? Answer: under conditions of starvation and untreated diabetes (b) ( 1 Point) What is the body's purpose for producing ketone bodies? Answer: to be used by tissues, such as the brain, in place of glucose 4.) ( 2 Points ) Write the overall reaction for the fatty acid synthase. Answer: 8 acetyl CoA + 7ATP + 14 NADPH _ palmitate + 7 ADP + 7 Pi + 14 NADP +...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2010 for the course BICH 441 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08