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Unformatted text preview: occur? Answer: In plants, some invertebrates and some microorganisms, the glyoxylate cycle serves to produce 4-carbon compounds from acetate that can be used in gluconeogenesis to produce glucose needed for carbohydrate synthesis. c.) ( 4 Points ) Name the two enzymes that are unique to the glyoxylate cycle, write the reactions they catalyze and draw the structures of the products and reactants. COO H 2 C HC C H COO COO HO COO H 2 C H 2 C COO COO C H O H 3 C C SCoA O CoASH COO H 2 C C H COO HO Isocitrate ISOCITRATE LYASE Succinate Glyoxylate Acetyl CoA MALATE SYNTHASE Malate...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2010 for the course BICH 441 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
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