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Please help...I'm completely confused????

Post by Waks » Tue Oct 21, 2008 1:01 pm

Can anyone please explain how I can write down the difference in how glucose & fructose are absorbed from the small intestine when treated with respiratory inhibitor :?:

I know that Mitochondria produces ATP through respiration....Does glucose use active transport & fructose use diffusion....I can't see the wood for the tree's now that I've confused myself so much!! :?

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Oct 21, 2008 8:47 pm

yes, you're on the right track. Glucose uses a system classified as secondary active transport, and fructose uses a permease (does not require ATP)
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Post by Waks » Wed Oct 22, 2008 7:48 am

Hi....

Thanks for you reply....you've confirmed that I am not miles away from the answer & that I'm not losing my mind haha....it's much appreciated.

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Post by mjbrown90 » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:47 am

I was same as you... But was further away... :P You also helped me out there... Thanks :D

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