More questions about amino acid metabolism


 

Q: AM-02

 

An amino acid that yields acetoacetyl CoA during the catabolism of its carbon skeleton would be considered:

 

a)     glycogenic

b)     ketogenic

c)      glycogenic and ketogenic

d)     neither glycogenic nor ketogenic

e)     essential

f)       non essential

 

Answer to AM-02

 

 

Q: AM-03

 

The necessary coenzyme for transamination reactions is:

 

a)     NAD

b)     FAD

c)      FMN

d)     Pyridoxal Phosphate

e)     Thiamine Pyrophosphate

f)       Coenzyme A

g)     tetrahydrobiopterin

h)    Folate

 

Answer to AM-o3

 

 

Q: AM-04

 

The NH3 produced in muscle degradation of nitrogenated compounds is transported through blood to the liver using as carriers:

 

a)     alanine and glutamine

b)     urea and alanine

c)      NH4 and glutamate

d)     Glutamate and glutamine

e)     Alpha-ketoglutarate and urea

 

Answer to AM-04

 

 

Q: AM-05

 

Nitric oxide and urea have in common the fact that they both have as an immediate precursor the amino acid:

 

a)     Aspartate

b)     arginine

c)      glutamate

d)     phenylalanine

e)     tyrosine

f)       tryptophan

 

 Answer to AM-05

 

 

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