F08-BCH361-L21

F08-BCH361-L21 - Biochemical pathways in the whole organism...

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Biochemical pathways in the whole organism
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the brain is using glucose as an energy supply the activity of special regions of the brain can be monitored by the metabolic activity of glucose degradation
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The metabolic activity of glucose in the brain can be measured by a new method called PET positron emission tomography with 18F- deoxyglucose radioactive glucose is injected into the bloodstream and is converted in the brain to phosphate esters which accumulate for a short time period within the cell
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normal adult depressed adult
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How does the glucose and other food digest and reach the brain and other organs after we have eaten?
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biochemical pathways used in the post- prandial state after food is consumed
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How is the glucose and other food digested and reach the brain and other organs after we have eaten?
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biochemical pathways used in the post- prandial state after food is consumed
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Transport of fatty acids from the intestine to the adipose cells
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3 Fatty acids and other degradation products are re- absorbed by the mucosa of the colon and converted into triacylglycerole
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F08-BCH361-L21 - Biochemical pathways in the whole organism...

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