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1

3 main fuels used to catabolize energy

Fats (to fatty acids)
Carbs (to glucose and other sugars)
Proteins (to amino acids)

2

The vast majority of our fuel supply is stored in which form?

Fat
Stores as TAGs

3

2 major ways to deal with low blood glucose

Glycogen stores
Gluconeogenesis

4

Gluconeogenesis occurs primarily in the...

Liver

5

3 ketone bodies

Acetoacetate
Beta-hydroxybutyrate
Acetone

6

Ketone bodies are used by which tissues? (3)

Heart
Skeletal muscle
Brain during starvation

7

Anaerobic vs aerobic
1. Cellular compartment
2. Fuels
3. ATP yields (high or low)
4. End fate of carbons

1. Cytosol vs mitochondria
2. Glucose vs glucose/FAs/AAs/ketone bodies
3. Low vs High
4. Lactace vs CO2