Essentials for 2008 Final

Essentials for 2008 Final - FINAL ESSENTIALS The final exam...

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FINAL ESSENTIALS The final exam will cover the new material specifically covered in lectures 14 (beginning with lipid biosynthesis), and lectures 16-20 . In addition , the final exam will be in part cumulative in relation to major concepts and regulation of metabolism . There will be no Δ G or Δ E calculations, only simple addition problems (e.g., how many ATPs may be generated in a certain process). New Material : Biosynthesis of Lipids; Metabolism of Amino Acids and Nucleotides; Hormonal Regulation Concepts Function of the citrate shuttle and malonyl-CoA in fatty acid biosynthesis Synthesis of triglycerides Conceptual understanding of isoprenoid structures and their synthesis Function of the glyoxylate cycle Strategies of amino acid degradation and nitrogen excretion Difference between glucogenic and ketogenic amino acids Strategies of N and S assimilation in animals, plants, and microorganisms General function of pyridoxal-phosphate (PLP), biotin, tetrahydrofolate (THF) and S -adenosylmethionine (SAM) Generation and detoxification of reactive oxygen species (ROS) as discussed in class
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