Metabolism- Exam Review Questions-1

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METABOLISM: EXAM REVIEW QUESTIONS 1. Define metabolism, anabolism, and catabolism. 2. What makes ATP a high-energy compound? How do cells use ATP? 3. Describe the main steps in the catabolism of glucose, triglycerides, and amino acids to yield energy. Identify the appropriate pathways, the inputs to each pathway, the outputs from each pathway, and whether the pathway is aerobic or anaerobic. What are the end products of the complete catabolism of glucose, glycerol, fatty acids, and amino acids?
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Unformatted text preview: 4. How does the body dispose of nitrogen? What steps are involved and where do they occur? 5. Define biosynthesis. Describe the main steps in the biosynthesis of glucose, glycogen, triglycerides, and protein. What are the precursor compounds for each? 6. Define ketosis. What are ketone bodies made from? Under what circumstances does ketosis occur? Why? 7. How are body weight, energy stores, and energy utilization affected by feasting or fasting?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HUN 2201 taught by Professor Sitren during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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