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bio: o2 debt

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by jeezy, May 12, 2007.

  1. jeezy

    jeezy 2+ Year Member

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    During recovery from oxygen debt, which of the following does not occur?

    a. glucose -> pyruvate
    b. pyruvate -> lactate
    c. lactate transported to the liver
    d. lactate -> pyruvate
    e. oxaloacetic acid -> citric acid

    i know that during o2 debt glucose/glycogen -> lactate
    during recovery lactate goes to the liver where it is converted into glucose.. but that only eliminates (c)
     
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  3. Decan

    Decan 2+ Year Member

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    I would say that pyruvate->lactate does not occur...b/c since you're recovering from o2 debt, there's no need to covert pyruvate to lactate and that pyruvate can go to the mito. to be converted to acetylCoA
     
  4. Streetwolf

    Streetwolf Ultra Senior Member Dentist 7+ Year Member

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    NJ

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