Exam3_Key_2012

A 3 pts consider the role of insulin in

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Unformatted text preview: rase activity catalyzing: Pyruvate + Glutamate ⇄ Alanine + α ­ketoglutarate Lower Question 8. (10 pts) Patients with type I glycogen storage disease display lactic acidemia and hypoglycemia on fasting. Type I glycogen storage disease is caused by a deficiency of glucose 6 ­ phosphatase. (A) (2 pts) Which organ or tissue type is primarily affected in type I glycogen storage disease? Answer: Liver (B) (4 pts) Why do patients with type I glycogen storage disease display hypoglycemia during fasting? Answer Inability to convert glucose 6 ­phosphate to glucose (C) (4 pts) Why do patients with type I glycogen...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2014 for the course BIOC 462b taught by Professor Grimes,tsao,borque during the Spring '08 term at Arizona.

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