Biochemistry - ATP Synthesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation - Discussion

Discussion :: ATP Synthesis and Fatty Acid Oxidation - Section 1 (Q.No.6)

6. 

The maximum energy per gram on oxidization is yielded from

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Nitesh Yadav said: (Dec 14, 2016)  
What is the reason in fat maximum energy per gram on oxidization is yield?

Jaithanya said: (Jan 26, 2020)  
When compared to other macronutrient classes (carbohydrates and protein) , fatty acids yield the most ATP on an energy per gram basis, when they are completely oxidized to CO2 and water by beta oxidation and the citric acid cycle.

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