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Would the body use this transferred fat for as energy, or would it ignore it as it wasn't stored there in the first place? It would use it as energy source, there is no such thing as "ignored tissue". Fatty acid mobilization is regulated by epinephrine and insulin. These are hormones which are ofc. carried by blood, so every white adipose (fat) tissue ...


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It seems that there is no difference in the effects of chitosan on the uptake of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. The study cited below (which has been done on guinea pigs) fed the animals a diet which contained different digestion-resistant fibers (maltodextrin, cellulose and chitosan) and also fats. Then the fatty acid content of the feces was ...


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I am adding a supplement/concluding remarks to the existing answers. Some points to be considered: Electron transport chain can work without oxygen and can use other chemical species as electron acceptors. E.coli is capable of aerobic respiration, anaerobic (anoxic) respiration and fermentation (substrate level phosphorylation). How does E. coli ...


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Iodine is naturally found in sea water and soil but it is not evenly distributed, with many areas in the world with low levels of iodine. Iodine accumulates naturally in fish, and plants growing in iodine-rich soil. Mammals that eat these plants get iodine from them, which then accumulates in the milk, making dairy and its products (e.g. cheese) another ...


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Anti-oxidants affect human metabolism by altering the redox states of the cell and redox-regulated functions and signaling mechanisms. The following quotes are from The Redox Stress Hypothesis of Aging (Free Radic Biol Med. Feb 2012) More recently, in a major conceptual shift, ROS have been found to be physiologically vital for signal transduction, ...


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You can break down the energy expenditure of the human body in terms of the different organs which use it up: this is done in this biochemistry book for instance, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK22436/ You can also look at the detailed expenditure of each cell: although the amounts will vary according to cell type (neuron vs. muscle cell, say!), the ...



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