Glucose is frequently administered intravenonusly to patients as a food source. A new resident at the hospital suggests administering glucose-6-phosphate instead. Glucose-6-phosphate requires ATP and you consider the possibility that administering glucose-6-phosphate might save the patient energy.
Should you use the residents' suggestion?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:16 pm ad1c9bdddf
No. Not a good idea.
Although it is true that glucose-6-phosphate is produced from glucose and ATP, the issue about saving energy is bogus. The ...
The expert examines glucose as intravenous food sources.