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Absorptive Pathways

fates of Carbohydrates, Fats, Proteins

When is the Absorptive State? nutrients entering blood from the GI tract
What is the Metabolic Goal of the Absorptive State? IMMDIATE Energy needs & STORAGE of Excess Calories
What is the fate of most Glucose during the Absorptive State? CO2 + H2O + ATP (immediate)
What would be the fate of Glucose going to the Liver/Muscle? Glycogen (stored)
What would be the fate of Glucose going to the Liver? 3 FA & 1 Glycerol --> Triglycerols --> Adipose
What is the fate of most Triglycerols during the Absorptive State? FA & Glycerols --> CO2 + H2O + ATP (rarely used immediately)
Why is the ATP formed by dietary fats rarely used immediately? usually still plenty of Glucose readily available
What is the fate of most dietary Proteins ? Amino Acids --> Protein Synthesis --> enzymes, protein, anti-bodies
What is the fate of the dietary Proteins that go to the Liver/Muscle? Amino Acid Pool
What is the fate of the dietary Proteins? AA--> Damination --> Keto Acid + Ammonia = Urea
Created by: Kristel