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NADP

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate

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NAD

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

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Phosphorylated form of NAD.

NADP

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Used in anabolic reactions such as lipid and nucleic acid synthesis.

NADP

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FAD

flavin adenine dinucleotide

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Both ______ and _______ facilitate the transport of electrons from Krebs cycle to the ETC.

NAD and FAD

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What are the 4 basic energy fuels of the body?

Carbohydrates
Proteins
Fat
Alcohol

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Carbohydrates are ___ kcal/mol

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Proteins are ___ kcal/mol

4

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Fats are ____kcal/ mol

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Alcohol are ___ kcal/mol

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__________ of energy fuels results in HEAT generation and ATP synthesis.

Catabolism

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A degradative process which breaks down large molecules into smaller units releasing useful energy.

Catabolism

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A biosynthetic process which constructs large molecules from smaller units. These reactions require energy.

Anabolism