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A 45-yr-women has acute coronary occlusion. Within seconds, the ischemic region shows mitochondrial swelling and depletion of glycogen granules. Which of the following metabolic events is the most likely cause of these cellular changes?

A. Accumulation of free fatty acids
B. ATP depletion
C. Degradation of membrane phospholipids
D. Efflux of Na
E. Influx of K
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i think its A or B....
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A 45 yr women has acute coranary occlusion.Within seconds,the ischemic region shows mitochondrial swelling and depletion of glycogen granules .Which of the following metabolic events is the most likely cause of these cellular changes?

A.Accumulation of free fatty acids
B.ATP depletion
C.Degradation of membrane phospholipids
D.Efflux of Na
E.Influx of K
ATP depletion B
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answer is B - atp depletion
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The correct answer is B,ATP depletion
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had this question from a different source and also chose ATP depletion, but the given right answer was C. probably a mistake, huh?
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had this question from a different source and also chose ATP depletion, but the given right answer was C. probably a mistake, huh?
ya..even i saw it..must be a mistake..
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