Chapter 9 Glycolysis and Fermentation

Chapter 9 Glycolysis and Fermentation - into acetyl CoA o...

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Chapter 9: Glycolysis and Fermentation Glycolysis (glycolytic pathway) – ten-step reaction sequence that converts one molecule of glucose to two molecules of pyruvate (Figure 9-6) - three phases – phase 1: preparation and cleavage, phase 2: oxidation and ATP generation, phase 3: pyruvate formation and ATP generation - pyruvate is formed – fate is determined by whether oxygen is available o oxygen available – aerobic respiration undergoes and changes pyruvate
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Unformatted text preview: into acetyl CoA o absence of oxygen, pyruvate undergoes one of two types of anaerobic respiration lactate fermentation anaerobic process that terminates in lactate readily reversible catalyzed by enzyme lactate dehydrogenase turns lactate back to glucose alcoholic fermentation pyruvate loses carbon atom (as CO 2 ) to form two-carbon compound acetaldehyde...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course BIOL 2120 taught by Professor Plopper during the Spring '07 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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