EC.6 - BIBC 102: Metabolic Biochemistry (Prof. Scheffler)...

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BIBC 102: Metabolic Biochemistry (Prof. Scheffler) TA: Edward Chen e8chen@ucsd.edu Section: Mondays 4-5pm Center 218 OH: Wednesdays 10-11am @ CLICS Handout #5 (3/6/06) A. Gluconeogenesis The formation of glucose from non-hexose precursors. ± This is the opposite of glycolysis. 3 different bypasses: ± ± ± B. Pentose Phosphate Pathway To generate NADPH for anaerobic reactions and ribose to synthesize DNA and RNA C. Photophosphorylation Chloroplast – Things to know in chloroplast: ± Grana – ± Stroma – ± Outer membrane – ± Inner membrane – ± Thylakoids – Plants use photon light to create energy ± First degree pigments ± Second degree pigments Light Harvesting Complex (LHC) ± Captures photons and bring them to the reaction centers ± Each functional unit is a LHC trimer with 36 chlorophyll and 6 lutein
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