Aug '12
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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    Antinutrients are substances that can interfere with the absorption of nutrients in the diet. Which of the following are possible mechanisms for antinutrient function?

    I. Inhibition of digestive enzymes such as amylases and proteases
    II. Precipitation of nutrients
    III. Hydrolysis of peptide and glycosidic bonds


     

    A

    I only

    B

    I and II only

    C

    I and III only

    D

    II and III only




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