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homework lecture 14 - Protein Breakdown and Urea Cycle 1....

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Protein Breakdown and Urea Cycle 1. Which of the following groups contain the most closely related amino acids with regards to their degradation? a. Alanine, methionine, threonine b. Arginine, glutamate, aspartate c. Cysteine, glycine, valine d. Asparagine, aspartate, tryptophan e. Histidine, glutamine, arginine 2. The inventor of a once-popular fad diet claimed that by reducing the body’s input of carbohydrates, metabolism could be shifted to consume fat as a primary energy source. This could be accomplished by consuming low- carbohydrate, high protein foods. Does this approach have any merit? a. Yes, because lack of glucose will force the body to metabolize fat for energy. b. Yes, because fat will be utilized as an energy source before protein. c. No, because almost all amino acids can be converted into glucose. d. No, because many amino acids can be converted into acetyl-CoA. e. A and B f. C and D 3. All aminotransferases require: a. Tetrahydrofolic acid b. Lipoic Acid c. Pyridoxal Phosphate
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2011 for the course BIS 103 taught by Professor Abel during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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