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A 52-year-old African American man with newly diagnosed diabetes presents to the outpatient clinic in a tachycardic and diaphoretic state. The patient admits that he skipped lunch. His blood sugar is 42 mg/dL. Which co-enzyme is required in the final synthetic step for the effector hormone causing these symptoms?

A) S-Adenosyl-methionine
B) Tetrahydrobiopterin
C) Vitamin B12
D) Vitamin C
E) None
 

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yup its S adenosyl methionine...it is involved as co substrate in methyl group transfer...
Epinephrin is released in response to hypoglycemia...Enzyme that converts Norepinephrin to epinephrin requires S Adenosyl methionine..:happy:
 
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