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Carbohydrates

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In a well fed state, acetyl CoA obtained from diet is least used in the synthesis of:



A Palmityl CoA

B Citrate

C Acetoacetate

D Oxalosuccinate

Ans. C Acetoacetate

Ketosis is a metabolic adaption to starvation. Thus a ketone body (Acetoacetate) is formed in starvation not in well fed state.

Ketosis bodies derived from Acetyl CoA serve as fuel for extrahepatic tissue in:

a. Starvation

b. Diabetes mellitus (Uncontrolled)

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