Biochemistry - Carbohydrate

Exercise :: Carbohydrate - Section 1

26. 

The conversion of pyruvate to lactate is catalysed by

A. pyruvate carboxylase
B. lactate dehydrogenase
C. pyruvate dismutase
D. pyruvate decarboxylase

Answer: Option B

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27. 

Which of the following can act as precursors for gluconeogenesis?

A. Lactate
B. Glycerol
C. Alanine
D. All of these

Answer: Option D

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28. 

a-amylose is similar to

A. β-sheets
B. β-turned coils
C. α-helices
D. the hydrophobic core

Answer: Option C

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29. 

Storage polysaccharide made by animals is

A. amylopectin
B. glycogen
C. cellulose
D. collagen

Answer: Option B

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30. 

The glycosidic bond

A. in maltose is not hydrolyzed in lactose intolerant humans
B. in sucrose is hydrolyzed by bees
C. joins glucose and fructose to form sucrose
D. both (b) and (c)

Answer: Option D

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