Q: About Fructose 1,6 bisphosphatase


 

Lactic Acid

Lactic Acid

  

 

Biochemistry Question about Carbohydrate Metabolism (CM-13)

 

A sign of a congenital defect in the hepatic enzyme fructose 1,6 bisphosphatase is an abnormally high level of lactate in blood. This happens because:

 

a)     the deficit of this enzyme prevents the pathway that transforms lactate to glucose in  the liver

 

b)     fructose1,6 bisphosphatase is necessary for the synthesis of lactate

 

c)      fructose 1,6 bisphosphatase is necessary for the degradation of  lactate to CO2 and H2O

 

d)     fructose 1,6 bisphosphatase is necessary for aerobic glycolysis

 

e)     fructose 1, 6 bisphosphatase is necessary for anaerobic glycolysis

 

f)       fructose 1,6 bisphosphatase is necessary for the pentose phosphate shunt.

 

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