Biochemistry - Carbohydrate

Exercise :: Carbohydrate - Section 1

16. 

The NAG6 substrate is hydrolyzed by human lysozyme to form

A. 6 glucosamines + 6 acetic acids
B. NAG4 + NAG2
C. NAG3 + NAG3
D. NAG3

Answer: Option B

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17. 

Gluconeogenesis uses

A. 3 ATPs and 2 GTPs per glucose
B. 2 ATPs and 1 GTPs per glucose
C. 3 ATPs and 3 GTPs per glucose
D. 4 ATPs and 2 GTPs per glucose

Answer: Option D

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18. 

Saliva contains all of the following except

A. hormones
B. amylase
C. bacteria-killing enzymes
D. antibodies

Answer: Option A

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19. 

The conversion of pyruvate to oxaloacetate

A. requires biotin
B. involves the fixation of carbon dioxide
C. occurs in the mitochondria
D. all of the above

Answer: Option A

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20. 

Gluconeogenesis is the

A. formation of glycogen
B. breakdown of glucose to pyruvate
C. breakdown of glycogen to glucose
D. synthesis of glucose from non-carbohydrate precursors

Answer: Option D

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