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General Organic and Biochemistry Study Set 1

Chemistry

Quiz 23 :

Fatty Acid Metabolism

Quiz 23 :

Fatty Acid Metabolism

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What general class of enzymes catalyzes the hydrolysis of triglycerides?
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B

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What substance is secreted by the gallbladder in response to the presence of fat globules in the duodenum?
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B

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Insulin acts only on those cells that have insulin receptor protein in their plasma membranes.What is the general name given to these cells?
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E

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Insulin acts only on those cells that have insulin receptor protein in their plasma membranes.Which of the following cell types are target cells for insulin?
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What metabolic pathway produces β-hydroxybutyrate, acetone, and acetoacetate?
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The third reaction in β-oxidation of fatty acids is shown below, and involves hydration of the double bond.What is the product of this reaction? img
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What compound serves as the starting material for the biosynthesis of fatty acids and is also a key intermediate in fatty acid metabolism?
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What class of plasma lipoproteins is formed in intestinal cells when triglycerides are combined with protein?
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Fatty acids must first be activated before undergoing β-oxidation.This activation involves which of the following processes?
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Which protein binds to the surface of a lipid droplet and helps pancreatic lipases to adhere to the surface and hydrolyze triglycerides?
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The fat cells that make up adipose tissue are capable of storing unlimited amounts of triglycerides.What are these fat cells called?
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What type of compound is produced from acetyl CoA when there is insufficient oxaloacetate to allow all the acetyl CoA to enter the citric acid cycle?
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The fourth reaction in β-oxidation of fatty acids is shown below and involves the oxidation of the β-carbon.What is the product of this reaction? img
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Why must dietary triglycerides be processed before digestion begins?
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What is the major storage form of fatty acids in the body?
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What is the source of energy for the activation of a fatty acid in β-oxidation?
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Which type of lipoprotein complex transports triglycerides made by the liver to adipose tissue?
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Which statement concerning the steps in the digestion of dietary triglycerides is FALSE?
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What is the primary function of bile salts in fatty acid metabolism?
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What is the fate of the acetyl CoA units produced by β-oxidation of fatty acids when there is an immediate need for energy?
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