Which of the following will release more energy on oxidation? Arrange them in ascending order.
a) 1 gram of fat
b) 1 gram of protein
c) 1 gram of glucose
d) 0.5 grams of glucose + 0.5 grams of proteins
Please find below the solution to the asked query
Fats release more energy than glucose while the glucose releases more energy than proteins.
Hence, the ascending order of substrate that will release more energy on oxidation will be a under:
1 gram of protein0.5 grams of glucose + 0.5 grams of proteins 1 gram of glucose 1 gram of fat
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