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506_507_quiz_7 - Answer 6 Cycles(b What will be produced from the complete beta-oxidation of this fatty acid Answer 7 acetyl CoA 6 FADH 2 6 NADH 4

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Name _____________________________ UIN ___________________ Biochemistry 411 Quiz 7 1.) ( 2 Points ) What two enzymes are used in converting glycerol to dihydroxyacetone phosphate for entry into glycolysis? Answer: Glycerol Kinase and Glycerol-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenase 2.) (4 Points) Show the enzyme mechanism for thiolase. Answer: R C H 2 C C SCoA O O Enz Cys SH R C H 2 C C SCoA O O S Cys Enz H H 3 C C SCoA O Acetyl CoA Beta-ketoacyl CoA R C O S Cys Enz CoASH R C O S Cys Enz SCoA H R C SCoA O Enz Cys SH 3.) ( 2 Points ) Consider a fatty acid with 14 carbons (a) How many cycles of beta-oxidation can this fatty acid undergo?
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Unformatted text preview: Answer: 6 Cycles (b) What will be produced from the complete beta-oxidation of this fatty acid? Answer: 7 acetyl CoA + 6 FADH 2 + 6 NADH 4.) ( 2 Points ) How are fatty acids transported across the mitochondrial inner membrane and what two enzymes are involved in this process? Answer: through the acyl carnintine transporter Fatty acyl CoA + carnitine Acyl carnitine + CoASH carnitine acyl transferase I carnitine acyl transferase II...
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