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Which of the following produce ketone bodies:
Ans. A Liver
- KETONE BODIES increase in the blood as a result of faulty carbohydrate metabolism.
- They are formed in liver and consist of acid, acetoacetic acid, and acetone.
- They are increased in patients with untreated or inadequately controlled diabetes mellitus and are the chief cause of acidosis.
- They may also occur in other metabolic disorder.