Basics of Carb. Metabolism

Question 1 of 6

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The blood glucose must stay in the range of 2.5-8mM, why?

Select one of the following:

  • The brain is cannot store or synthesize glucose

  • The liver can only release glucose in small amounts

  • Any higher and it floods the kidneys, damaging them

Question 2 of 6

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F.As cannot pass through the blood - brain barrier

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 6

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Name the two hormones that control blood glucose levels

Select one or more of the following:

  • Insulin

  • Glucagon

  • I'm not dignifying this with any other responses

Question 4 of 6

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Why is gluconeogenesis most vital at night?

Select one of the following:

  • Glycogen stores have run out

  • Glucose cannot be hydrolysed at night (your cells are asleep)

  • The body goes 'fuck it' and stops working at night

Question 5 of 6

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Glycogenlysis is most important between meals as a 'glucose top up'

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 6

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Glucose transport is classic diffusion, but can be facilitated by hormones

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Basics of Carb. Metabolism

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Year 2 (Carbohydrate Metabolism) Quiz on Basics of Carb. Metabolism, created by gina_evans0312 on 15/02/2014.

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