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Lipid

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All are seen in triacyl glycerol metabolism in adipocytes except. (AIPG 2007)



A Storage form of lipid in body

B Glycerol kinase is the enzyme involved

C Metabolized by lipoprotein lipase

D Dihydroxy acetone phosphate is the chief source of TG synthesis.

Ans. B Glycerol kinase is the enzyme involved

"In adipose tissue, glycerol kinase is deficient and the major source is DHAP derived from glycolysis".

a. Adipose tissue serves as a storage site for excess calories ingested.

b. White adipose tissue is mainly concerned with energy storage.

c. TG forms the major component (80%) of white adipose tissue with oleic acid being the most abundant fatty acid (50%).

d. Brown tissue is involved in thermogenenesis

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