Hmp Shunt - High Yield Topic Series

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  • 1. 
     Net Energy yield from pentose phosphate pathway is
    • A. 

      +2 ATP

    • B. 

      0 ATP

    • C. 

      +4 ATP

    • D. 

      -2 ATP

  • 2. 
    HMP shunt is significant in cellular metabolism because it produces
    • A. 

      NADH

    • B. 

      NADPH

    • C. 

      Acetyl CoA

    • D. 

      ATP

  • 3. 
    NADPH is produced only by HMP shunt
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which is NOT true about the 2 phases of HMP shunt
    • A. 

      Oxidative Phase Generates NADPH

    • B. 

      Oxidative Phase is irreversible

    • C. 

      Nonoxidative Phase Generates Ribose Precursors

    • D. 

      NAD+ is the proton acceptor in oxidative phase

  • 5. 
    HMP shunt is active in all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      RBC, liver & adipose tissue

    • B. 

      Adrenal cortex & Thyroid

    • C. 

      Testis & lactating mammary gland

    • D. 

      Skeletal muscle

  • 6. 
    Transketolase reaction requires
    • A. 

      Mg2+

    • B. 

      Thiamin diphosphate

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

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