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    Cellular Respiration Storage Molecules

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    Why is fat a good energy storage molecule in animals? How about Glycogen?

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    Animals in general use fat for energy storage because fat stores 9 KCal/g of energy. Carbohydrates and proteins store only 4 KCal/g of energy.

    Why Glycogen as an Energy Storage Molecule?
    1. Fat cannot be as rapidly mobilized in skeletal muscle.
    2. Fat cannot be ...

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    The expert determines why fat is a good energy storage molecule in animals. How Glycogens are analyzed.

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