Glucose can be converted to fatty acids, but fatty acids cannot be converted to glucose. What does this observation suggest?

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Conversion of glucose to fatty acid is preferred energetically.

  

Conversion of fatty acid to glucose requires too much input of energy.

  

Conversion of acetyl CoA to pyruvate does not occur significantly in most cells.

  

Glucose and fatty-acid metabolic pathways do not share a common intermediate.

 

asked Dec 25, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Conversion of acetyl CoA to pyruvate does not occur significantly in most cells.

 

answered Dec 25, 2012 by FLoops ~Expert~ (2,117 points)

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