Amino acids in the post absorptive state ?

Question of the day

During a medical rotation, a medical student volunteered for a respiratory physiology exam that determines basal metabolic rate and the respiratory quotient. She followed the protocol for a resting individual in the post absorptive state. Which of the following amino acids would be found in the highest concentration in serum?

A. Alanine and Glutamine

B. Arginine and Ornithine

C. Glutamate and Aspartate

D. Branched chain amino acids

E. Hydrophobic amino acids

Post absorptive state

 

Figure- Post absorptive state

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