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AMINO ACID UTILIZATION Build new tissue protein Replace old tissue protein Synthesize peptide hormones Donate amino group for synthesis of other amino acids Catabolize C skeleton for energy (~ 10% energy from amino acids)
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Unformatted text preview: Synthesize nucleotides Synthesize neurotransmitters, amino acid derived hormones Replace hemoglobin, synthesize heme (lifetime ~ 4 months) Synthesize enzymes (lifetime ~ hours to days)...
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