Flashcards in  Class 5- Theisen Fundametal Of Nutrition Deck (141)
Arachidonic acid `
Why is it called EFA?
Our body cant produce it
Introduction of a double bond in FA ________ potential energy
How are trans fats metabolized?
They aren't able to be metabolized. They increase cholesterol because the body can only metabolize Cis fats
Digests short and medium chain FAs in oral cavity:
Digest short and medium chain FAs in gastric cavity:
Digest triacylglycerols in small intestine
Pancreatic lipase w/ colipase
Digests phospholipids in small intestine
Digest cholesterol esters in small intestine
Fatty acid derived vitamins:
FA dervied vitamins can be important in:
What is the bioactive form of Vit D and is derived from vit D2 and D3?
How id Vit D produced?
Exposure of UV light on skin
Where is Vit K1 obtained from?
Leafy green vegetables
Vitamin K2 is synthesized by
bacteria in the large intestine and colon
Vit D is ______-derived
2 ways Vit D is produced:
In the intestine and in the skin by UV exp.
Liver makes _______ and kidney makes the active for _______
Scientific name for calcitriol
Vit D intestinal rxn:
Skin precursor to cholecalciferol (D3)
When cholecalciferol (D3) in either skin or intestine, where does it travel? What does it become?
What is the enzyme in the liver that converts cholecalciferol to 25-hydroxycholecalciferol?
After rxn in liver by 25-hydroxylase, where does resulting 25-hydroxycholecalciferol travel? What is produced? By what enzyme,?
Regulation of calcitriol [active vit D] +/-?
What is asso. W/ vit k?
What enzyme asso w/ vit k is asso. W/ clotting?
What is vit k function w/gamma-carboxylase?
Cofactor for clotting