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How a liver failure patient may be affected

A patient comes into the office in liver failure. What macromolecule (Protein, lipid, or carbohydrate) will be most effected? Why?

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There are 2 different ways to look at this question. The most likely answer plays on the liver's critical role in digestion. The liver produces bile that is used to emulsify fats (lipids). Without bile, the lipids ...

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This solutions gives a couple of possible answers to the question with detailed expanations of each.