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Biochemistry Pyruvate kinase deficiency

Patients with pyruvate kinase deficiency are often asymptomatic despite ongoing, continual hemolysis. What accounts for the paucity of symptoms?

A. Free plasma hemoglobin carries oxygen
B. Erythrocytes metabolize amino acids
C. Reticulocytes perform oxidative phosphorylation
D. Erythrocytes metabolize free fatty acids
E. All of the above
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Patients with pyruvate kinase deficiency are often asymptomatic despite ongoing, continual hemolysis. What accounts for the paucity of symptoms?
[A. Free plasma hemoglobin carries oxygen
B. Erythrocytes metabolize amino acids
C. Reticulocytes perform oxidative phosphorylation
D. Erythrocytes metabolize free fatty acids
E. All of the above
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Reticulocytes perform oxidative phosphorylation

Young reticulocytes retain mitochondria that produce ATP through oxidative phosphorylation.
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Reticulocytes perform oxidative phosphorylation

Young reticulocytes retain mitochondria that produce ATP through oxidative phosphorylation.
yup as mentioned
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Reticulocytes perform oxidative phosphorylation

Young reticulocytes retain mitochondria that produce ATP through oxidative phosphorylation.
Do u know where I could possibly read about it?
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i just searched the web, but don't know any specific source. do try Google, you'll definitely find an interesting article
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Reticulocytes perform oxidative phosphorylation, most likely!
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C. Reticulocytes perform oxidative phosphorylation
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