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ketone bodies in brain

Posted by cris on June 01, 2003 at 07:35:02:

Here is a link to modern course materials dealing with ketogenesis:


http://www.humboldt.edu/~rap1/C432.S02/C432Notes/C432n18feb.html



I would be interested in seeing the following

Posted by Eliza on June 01, 2003 at 18:24:27:

In Reply to: ketone bodies in brain posted by cris on June 01, 2003 at 07:35:02:

Those same blood chemistry parameters in subjects on an Atkins diet. I'd be curious to know what the levels of glucose, fatty acids and ketone bodies are as compared to conventional diets.



Re: ketone bodies in brain (Archive in brain chemistry.)

Posted by Walt Stoll on June 02, 2003 at 07:35:45:

In Reply to: ketone bodies in brain posted by cris on June 01, 2003 at 07:35:02:

Tnanks, Cris.

For enlightening me. Glucose is stil the major source of oxygen metabolism in the brain except in total starvation. Ketone bodies are an emergency source of oxygenation that is only used in this rare circumstance.

Do I have that right now?

Since in any usual diet the includes ANY carbohydrates (or proteins that are easy to convert to glucose), the ketone mechanism does not come into play, glucose mechanics is still the name of the game as I understand it.

Walt

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Posted by LINDA FFE on June 02, 2003 at 08:41:52:

In Reply to: I would be interested in seeing the following posted by Eliza on June 01, 2003 at 18:24:27:

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