9 - transferred to alpha-keto glutarate to form glutamate Glutamate plays a special role in nitrogen metabolism It serves as a ‘collection

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9.2 Oxidative Degradation of Amino Acids 9.2 1) Normal turnover of cellular proteins (excess not needed for protein synthesis 2) Diet rich in amino acids 3) Starvation (cellular proteins used as fuel We will focus on AS metabolism in animals
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9.3 Most amino acid metabolism occurs in the liver. In the cytosol, amino groups of most amino acids are
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Unformatted text preview: transferred to alpha-keto glutarate to form glutamate. Glutamate plays a special role in nitrogen metabolism. It serves as a ‘collection point’ for amino groups. 9.4 9.5 Figure 26-2 The mechanism of PLP-dependent enzyme-catalyzed transamination. 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.10...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course CHEM 4731 taught by Professor Mchenry during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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9 - transferred to alpha-keto glutarate to form glutamate Glutamate plays a special role in nitrogen metabolism It serves as a ‘collection

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