intro. metabolism problem set

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BIOC 460 Introduction to Metabolism Problem Set Reading: Chapter 15 Back of the book Problems (pp. 431-432): 1,2,3,5,8,10, 11, 12, and 15 1. Which yields more free energy per carbon atom during oxidation in a eukaryotic cell, a polymer of three glucose molecules or a saturated fatty acid with 18 carbons? Why? 2. Phosphocreatine is used as a phosphoryl donor for ATP synthesis in muscle (see page
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Unformatted text preview: 416 of your text). Given that in resting muscle [ATP] = 4 mM, [ADP] = 0.013 mM [creatine phosphate] = 25 mM and [creatine] = 13 mM: a) Calculate G for the creatine kinase-catalyzed reaction creatine phosphate + ADP <-> ATP + creatine in resting muscle at 25 C. 3. Explain why low energy charge favors catabolism and high energy charge favors anabolism....
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