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Three Types Of Energy Conversion In Body After Meal

Energy conversions in the body.

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All energy that empowers most organisms comes through the sun. Animals obtain it through eating plants or other animals. Using the available monomers of the carbohydrates, proteins and fats after digestion, respiration takes place in the mitochondria.
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<br>Proteins break down to amino acids and take part in pyruvate [glycolysis], acetyl CoA, Krebs cycle at various stages.
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<br>Carbohydrates break down to sugars taking part in Glycolysis
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<br>Fats break down to Glycerol and fatty acids. Glycerol participates in glycolysis, combines with acetyl CoA and krebs cycle.
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<br>Finally they take participate in electron transport chain and oxidative phosphorylation for ATP synthesis.
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<br>You can get details of these processes in any of the good biology, biochemistry text books.
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<br>Good luck.
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