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Homework assignment Below you will find the lyrics to the Glucose song by Greg Crowther. I have put several of the lyrics in bold, your assignment is to explain what is meant by the lyrics. In other words explain the lyrics in scientific terms. Glucose, Glucose written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim; scientific lyrics by Greg Crowther Greg: keyboard, tambourine, claps Lori DeGloria: backing vocals Gretchen Ludwig: backing vocals Do: acoustic guitar, bass, drum programming, claps Kirk L. Van Scoyoc: lead vocals Glucose -- ah, sugar sugar -- You are my favorite fuel 1_______ From the blood-borne substrate pool. Glucose -- monosaccharide sugar -- You're sweeter than a woman's kiss 'Cause I need you for glycolysis. I just can't believe the way my muscles take you in. (For you, they'll open the door.) All it takes is a little bit of insulin (To upregulate GLUT4). Ah, glucose -- ah, sugar sugar --
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Unformatted text preview: You help me make ATP 2._________ When my predators are chasing me. Ah, glucose -- you're an aldehyde sugar, And you're sweeter than a woman's kiss 'Cause I need you for glycolysis. I just can't believe the way my muscles break you down. 3,__________ (My glycogen is almost gone.) A few more seconds and I'll be rigor mortis-bound. (Acidosis done me wrong.) Your sweet is turning sour, baby. I'm losing all my power, baby. 4.___________ I'm gonna make your muscles ache. No, no, no! I'm swimming in lactate, baby. Yes, I'm swimming in lactate, baby. Now I'm drowning in lactate, baby. I'm gonna make your muscles ache. No, no, no! I'm drowning in lactate, baby. Ah, glucose -- ah, sugar sugar -- I used you up and you left me flat; 5.______________ Now I'll have to get my kicks from fat. Oh, glucose, glucose, sugar, sugar, The honeymoon is over now....
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