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HMT Holiday Quiz!
The antitumor antibiotic, Rudolphomycin breaks down to a sugar called red nose.
1 out of 10
The Umami (Savory) taste comes from which amino acid?
2 out of 10
The unpleasant taste of Brussel Sprouts is from a specific gene in Brassica that is responsible for a receptor for glucosinolates.
3 out of 10
Which of the following foods has the highest levels of tryptophan?
Turkey (dark meat)
Turkey (light meat)
Chicken (light meat)
4 out of 10
From which of the following sources would one get the highest levels of Vitamin D?
Farm raised salmon
5 out of 10
Levels of essential fatty acids are highest in which of the following foods?
Extra virgin olive oil
6 out of 10
The “ginger” in a Gingerbread-man cookie is from Gingerols, a class of chemical related to the Capsaicin found in Chile peppers.
7 out of 10
The red berries from Holly contain which chemical that is harmful to dogs?
8 out of 10
The red berries from Mistletoe contain a potential anti-viral triterpenoid called:
9 out of 10
Turkey, cranberries and pumpkin pie encourage collagen production. Collagen is rich in hydroxyproline, promotes skin health, and reduces joint pain. The main source of proline for collagen production comes from
Interconversion of Gln to Pro (TCA – Urea cycle link)
De novo synthesis
10 out of 10
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What Metabolite are You?
Welcome to your What Metabolite are You?
When you're at the department party, you can normally be found where?
Running a western blott in the lab
Schmoozing with the department head
hanging with your lab mates/colleagues
talking to the cutie from physics
When given a new experiment to try, you?
Read the protocol 3x before starting
read through the protocl once and get supplies ready
Have a print out on your bench and get supplies as you need them
Re-write the protocol as you go
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