27_printout - Announcements / review Lecture 27 Reading for...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lecture 27 Reading for today: pages 805-814, 836-840 Reading for Monday: pages 419-420, 422-433, 569-577 Assigned problems: N&C: Ch. 21: #2, 6 SG: p.272: #3, 5 Yesterday: Carbon assimilation and nitrogen fixation Today: Lipid biosynthesis (anabolism) Announcements / review
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Lipids are the most energy-dense energy storage molecules Fat (TAG) is synthesized mainly in: hepatocytes and adipocytes Fatty acid synthesis occurs in the ________, to keep the process separate from: Fatty acid synthesis and β -oxidation of fatty acids will not occur in a cell at the same time! However, _________ and fatty acid synthesis can occur at the same time. FATTY ACID BIOSYNTHESIS IS NOT THE REVERSAL OF ANY STEPS OF β -OXIDATION Excess metabolic energy is stored as fat (and glycogen) FAT
Background image of page 2
Malic enzyme: The other major source: Pentose Phosphate Pathway (oxidation of glucose to make 5-carbon sugars) Acetyl groups are shuttled out of mitochondria as citrate Main source of acetyl-CoA : In mitochondrial matrix,
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course BIO BM 3350 taught by Professor Blakenship during the Spring '11 term at Cornell.

Page1 / 12

27_printout - Announcements / review Lecture 27 Reading for...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online