ch369_f09_chap9_notes - Where we are going. Chapter 9....

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Chapter 9. “Overview of metabolism” Chapter 10. “Glucose metabolism” (also known as glycolysis) Chapter 11. “The citric acid cycle” (also known as Kreb’s cycle) Chapter 12. “Oxidative Phosphorylation” Chapter 13. “Photosynthesis” Next exam - Chapters 9 to 13 (Tuesday Nov. 3) Where we are going. Chapter 14. “Lipid metabolism” etc.
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What is glycolysis? It is the pathway that converts glucose into pyruvate. Overall reaction of glycolysis: The first metabolic pathway we will look at is glycolysis.
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NAD + is a “cofactor” (it is required by some of the enzymes in the glucose => pyruvate pathway) NADH NAD +
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Glycolysis is an oxidation-reduction reaction: Glucose gets oxidized to pyruvate. NAD+ gets reduced to NADH. Oxidation is the removal of electrons and/or removal of hydrogen and/or addition of oxygen. Reduction is the addition of electrons and/or addition of hydrogen and/or removal of oxygen.
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Vitamin B3. Nicotinic acid (a precursor for NAD + ).
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2010 for the course CH 369 taught by Professor Kbrowning during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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ch369_f09_chap9_notes - Where we are going. Chapter 9....

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