Fat (Beta) Oxidation

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  • Created on: 16-12-12 20:59

1. Fat oxidation can be summarised into three simple steps. What is the 3rd step?

  • Lipids must be mobilised from adipose tissue. TAG is degraded to fatty acids & glycerol
  • Fatty acids are broken down step by step to acetyl CoA to enter the TCA cycle.
  • Lipids must be mobilised from adipose tissue. TAG is degraded to fatty acids & glycerol
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2. Transport of FFA across the cell membrane into muscle cells occurs through:

  • Active cotransport
  • Diffusion
  • Facilitated diffusion
  • Active transport

3. Which of the following best describes LDL

  • Low density lipase. This is termed the 'bad' cholesterol
  • Low density lipase. This is termed the 'good' cholesterol
  • Low density lipoprotein. This is termed the 'bad' cholesterol
  • Low density lipoprotein. This is termed the 'good' cholesterol

4. Which of the following activities is best for using the most of your fat supplies

  • Exercising for extended periods of time at a low intensity
  • Exercising for little periods of time at a low intensity
  • Exercising for little periods of time at a high intensity

5. What happens to the glycerol compounds formed in the breakdown of triglycerides

  • They are absorbed by the liver
  • They are absorbed into the bloodstream
  • They are immediately recycled and used for the reesterification of triglycerides

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