Hepatocytes deliver ketone bodies to the circulation because they lack which of the following enzymes?


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Hepatocytes deliver ketone bodies to the circulation because they lack which of the following enzymes?

A. beta-hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenase
B. hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA-lyase
C. hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA-synthetase
D. succinyl-CoA-acetoacetate-CoAtransferase
E. the form of the beta-ketothiolase necessary to hydrolyze acetoacetyl-CoA

Ans:D. succinyl-CoA-acetoacetate-CoAtransferase