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What does KB stand for?

KB stands for ketone bodies

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Our bodies will transition to stored fat for energy, which is broken down to ketone bodies which can then be burned by all of the tissues, especially the brain.
Ketone bodies 2 Ketosis and ketoacidosis Any production of these compounds is called ketogenesis, and this is necessary in small amounts. However, when excess ketone...
Ketone bodies are three water-soluble molecules that are produced by the liver from fatty acids during periods of low food intake or carbohydrate restriction for...
1. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 1999 Nov-Dec;15(6):412-26. Ketone bodies: a review of physiology, pathophysiology and application of monitoring to diabetes.
Copyright © 2000-2003 Mark Brandt, Ph.D. 20 The Synthesis and Utilization of Ketone bodies Ketone bodies are two molecules, acetoacetate and b-hydroxybutyrate.