Clinical Chemistry and Carbohydrates Quiz

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Which of the following is a polysaccharide?

Glycogen

What is the primary source of energy for brain, erythrocytes, and retinal cells?

Glucose

Which hormone is responsible for decreasing glucose concentration in the blood?

Insulin

How many sugar units are there in an oligosaccharide?

3 to 10

What is the stereochemistry used to distinguish between D and L configurations of a compound?

The location of the functional group

Study Notes

Carbohydrates

  • Polysaccharides are a type of carbohydrate.
  • The primary source of energy for brain, erythrocytes, and retinal cells is glucose.

Hormones

  • The hormone responsible for decreasing glucose concentration in the blood is insulin.

Oligosaccharides

  • Oligosaccharides are carbohydrates composed of 2-10 sugar units.

Stereochemistry

  • The Fischer projection is used to distinguish between D and L configurations of a compound.

Test your knowledge of clinical chemistry and carbohydrates with this quiz covering topics such as glucose, digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, carbohydrate metabolism, and regulation of carbohydrate metabolism. Ideal for students studying clinical chemistry or related fields.

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