Lecture 9 Questions - without looking at your notes). Under...

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Lecture 9: 1) Write the reaction and enzyme that makes tyrosine from phenylalanine. What is the cofactor required for this reaction? 2) a) What are the two general mechanisms that inactivate dopamine signaling? b) Write the series of reactions that inactivate dopamine (methylation and oxidation) 3) Write the reaction that is catalyzed by the enzyme that is deficient in people who have phenylketonuria. What molecule does this enzyme use as a cofactor? 4) Draw the structure of phenyllactate (you should be able to do this based on the name
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Unformatted text preview: without looking at your notes). Under what circumstances is this molecule produced? 5) What two types of reactions must occur to convert Phenylalanine and Tryptophan into neurotransmitters 6) Name at least two ways that mutations far from the active site can reduce the amount of active enzyme that is produced 7) Why is the pathway that plants use to synthesize aromatic amino acids such an attractive target for designing a weed-killer?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course BIOCHEMIST Biochem 44 taught by Professor Parson,young during the Winter '10 term at University of Washington.

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