What type of reaction is required to bind 2 molecules of glycine together & release a molecule of water?
All of the following are fates of amino acids in the intestinal tract except
A reference protein equals or exceeds the essential amino acid requirements of all of the following population groups except
After digestion of proteins, what products are absorbed into the circulation?
Which of the following would you not expect to see in a person with kwashiorkor?
Jim, a college baseball player, tells you that he has started to take glutamine supplements. How would you advise him?
Which of the following is a consequence of excess protein intake?
What amino acid has been linked to the development of the rare blood disorder eosinophilia myalgia in people who took it as a supplement?
Terms used to classify amino acids in the diet include all of the following except
What is the process by which heat or acidity disrupts the normal shape of a protein chain?
In the study of protein nutrition, what term describes the amount of amino acids absorbed from a given amount of protein consumed?
What is the percentage of total energy derived from protein in a diet containing 50 grams of protein & 2000 kcalories?
Which of the following is the most likely side effect of high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet?
How do sodium & potassium travel into & out of cells?
Which of the following is a feature of protein nutrition?
What is the most likely reason for a person to have abnormally high blood ammonia levels?
Which of the following describes a relationship between protein/amino acids & heart disease?
Which of the following processes is regulated primarily by the buffering action of proteins?
In kwashiorkor, what mineral is often present in an unbound form that promotes bacterial growth?
In general, the protein quality of legumes would be most improved by the addition of a plant protein rich in
If protein needs are expressed per kilogram of body weight, which of the following describes the requirements of infants?
All of the following assumptions are made by the committee in setting the RDA for protein except