protein macronutrient.txt

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  1. What is the only source of nitrogen?
    Proteins
  2. What are three methods of regenerating the AA pool?
    • 1) diet
    • 2) protein hydrolysis
    • 3) de novo synthesis
  3. What converts pepsinogen to pepsin?
    High H+ from HCL in stomach
  4. What converts trypsinogen to trypsin?
    Enteropeptidase
  5. What converts chymotripsinogen, proelastase and procarboxypeptidase to their working conjugates?
    Trypsin
  6. What is celiac sprue?
    Inflamed intestinal mucosa = lack of digestion
  7. What inhibits the ubiquitin proteasome system and lysosome proteolysis?
    insulin
  8. What percentage of intake should proteins be?
    10-35%
  9. What is the necessary allowance of nitrogen intake?
    30-40 g
  10. If a person is suffering from cysteinuria, should they eat plants or meat?
    Plants b/c less sulfur containing proteins
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