Biochemistry - ATP Synthesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation

Exercise :: ATP Synthesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation - Section 1

  • ATP Synthesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation - Section 1
6. 

The maximum energy per gram on oxidization is yielded from

A. fat
B. protein
C. glycogen
D. starch

Answer: Option A

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7. 

The oxidation of methanol (wood alcohol) in human retina tissue indirectly leads to

A. pressure builds up
B. colour blindness
C. blindness
D. all of these

Answer: Option C

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8. 

Each cycle of β-oxidation produces

A. 1 FADH2, 1 NAD+, and 1 acetyl-CoA
B. 1 FADH2, 1 NADH and 1 acetyl-CoA
C. 1 FADH2, 1 NADH and 2 CO2 molecules
D. 1 FAD, 1 NAD+ and 2 CO2 molecules

Answer: Option B

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9. 

The three identical b subunits of the F1, complex during ATP synthesis have

A. different affinities for ATP but not for ADP
B. different affinities for ADP but not for ATP
C. different affinities for ATP and for ADP
D. similar affinities for ADP and ATP

Answer: Option C

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10. 

Where the acyl-CoA formed in the cytosol is transported for oxidation?

A. Mitochondrial matrix
B. Microsomes
C. Endoplasmic reticulum
D. Remains in cytosol

Answer: Option A

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