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43) What degradation by-product of hemoglobin is removed from the liver (and thereby the body) in bile?A) lipoproteinsB) bilirubinC) ironD) ureaE) uric acidAnswer: BDiff: 5 Page Ref: 57744) In order to convert amino acids to fatty acids and/or gluconeogenic precursors, an ammonium ion must be removed in the liver and converted to ________ before being excreted by the kidneys.9
45) Which of the following is NOT one of the wastes that is eliminated by the liver in bile?46) Which of the following is NOT one of the hormone-related functions of the liver?47) The flow of bile from the liver and juices from the exocrine pancreas converge at what structure?A) bile ductB) common bile ductC) ampulla of VaterD) common hepatic ductE) gallbladderAnswer: CDiff: 5 Page Ref: 57848) One side of a hepatocyte faces the blood while the other faces what?49) What is the functional unit of the liver?10
50) What are liver sinusoids?51) What are Kupffer cells?A) macrophages in the liverB) hepatocytesC) cells of the stomach that secrete hydrogen ionsD) cells lining the Crypts of LieberkuhnsE) cells lining the pancreatic ductAnswer: ADiff: 4 Page Ref: 58052) The enzyme amylase is able to cleave glycogen and starch into ________.53) Which of the following is NOT an enzyme that acts on the products of amylase digestion of glycogen and starch?