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  • n. The metabolism of fructose from dietary sources.


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  • That's because in the liver an enzyme known as fructokinase adds a phosphate group to fructose and is then metabolized through a process known as fructolysis.

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  • Although glycolysis (the metabolic process by which glucose is metabolized initially) and fructolysis share some intermediate molecules, the metabolic fates are different.

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  • Fructose however is broken down not in all cells but largely only in the liver through a process called fructolysis.



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