This webinar covers ketone bodies, an important part of MCAT biochemistry and metabolic pathways. You will learn how and when ketone bodies are used in metabolism, as well as the cycles of ketogenesis and ketolysis. You will also review biological applications of this topic, such as the keto diet.
At a glance
Understand the cycles of ketogenesis and ketolysis
Understand how and when ketone bodies are used in metabolism
Link ketone bodies with beta-oxidation
The 3 ketone bodies
The ketogenic amino acids
The biological applications of ketone bodies, such as the keto diet
On the MCAT
Many students neglect ketone bodies because they can be confusing - don't ignore this integral topic!
There is a great deal of orgo in ketone bodies; be able to recognize key reactions
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Amazing material conveyed concisely and in great detail!
The wealth of information and sample questions are great.
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