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BMB 402H STUDY GUIDE Spring 2009 Chapter 26 (II) The Metabolic Fate of Amino Acids 1. Enzymes involved in degradation of dietary proteins; no need to re-learn cleavage specificities of these enzymes 2. Strategy of amino acid degradation 3. Five different ways by which the amino groups are removed from amino acids 4. Coupling of transamination with deamination; for the amino acids that do not undergo transamination, pay attention to how the amino groups of histidine, serine, threonine, glutamine, proline, asparagine and methinone are removed 5. The pathway of the urea cycle; pay attention to the cellular compartment in which each of the reactions occurs 6. Be familiar with mechanisms of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I, ornithine transcarbamoylase, and argininosuccinate synthetase 7. From which compounds are the nitrogens and carbon of urea directly derived? 8. How is the urea cycle linked with the TCA cycle? 9.
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