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Unformatted text preview: removed from an amino acid. Can either of these reactions occur in any tissue? 22. (a) In which tissues/organs can transamination occur? (b) In which tissues/organs can deamination occur? 23. Illustrate the glucose-alanine cycle and explain its role in the metabolism of amino acids during starvation. 24. Which two amino acids are primarily involved in the “transport” of amino groups to the liver and kidney? What happens to each amino acid at its primary site of metabolism during starvation?...
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- Fall '07
- Amino Acids