Biochemistry - Lipid

Exercise :: Lipid - Section 1

  • Lipid - Section 1
6. 

Animals cannot convert fatty acids into glucose because

A. acetyl CoA can not be converted to pyruvate
B. absence of malate synthase
C. absence of dehydrogenase
D. absence of a-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase

Answer: Option A

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7. 

In eukaryotes fatty acid breakdown occurs in

A. mitochondrial matrix
B. cytosol
C. cell membrane
D. endoplasmic reticulum

Answer: Option A

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8. 

What is the major protein constituent of high-density lipoprotein (HDL)?

A. Apolipoprotein A-l
B. Apolipoprotein C-l
C. Apolipoprotein E
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

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9. 

Phospholipid contains

A. hydrophilic heads and hydrophobic tails
B. long water-soluble carbon chains
C. positively charged functional groups
D. both (b) and (c)

Answer: Option A

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10. 

Micelles of fatty acids in water are organized such that the __________ faces the solvent and the __________ are directed toward the interior

A. carboxylic acid groups, hydrocarbon chains heads
B. hydrophilic heads, hydrophobic tails
C. hydrocarbon chains, carboxylic acid groups
D. both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option D

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