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Name ______________________________________ Signature _________________________________ BICH 441 April 19, 2006 Quiz 9 NO CALCULATORS! NOTE : You do not need to draw the structure of ATP/ADP, FAD/FADH 2 , CoA, or NAD(P) + /NAD(P)H in any of the questions. Just show where they are needed. 1 (1 pt). How many moles of acetyl-CoA are needed to make one mole of mevalonate? 2 (1 pt). How many moles of ATP are required to make one mole of NH 4 + using the reaction catalyzed by the nitrogenase complex? 3 (2 pts). Fill in the blanks. Cholesterol made in the liver is packaged into a serum lipoprotein called ________________________________. As this serum lipoprotein circulates in the bloodstream, it is converted to
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Unformatted text preview: _________________________________, a serum lipoprotein in which the cargo is mostly cholesterol and cholesterol esters. 4 (6 pts). Draw the mechanism of HMG-CoA reductase. 5 (5 pts). The reaction catalyzed by stearoyl-CoA desaturase can be written as a sum of three oxidation/reduction half reactions. Write the three half reactions that, when summed, give the reaction catalyzed by stearoyl-CoA desaturase. Include the structure of the unsaturated product as part of your answer....
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