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Lecture 22 - 022811

Lecture 22 - 022811 - Lecture 22 Nucleotide Biosynthesis 1...

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1 Lecture 22 Nucleotide Biosynthesis
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2 Roles of Nucleotides Precursors to nucleic acids (genetic material and ribonucleic enzymes) Currency in energy metabolism (e,g., ATP, GTP) Carriers of activated metabolites for biosynthesis (e.g., UDP-glucose) Structural parts of coenzymes (e.g., NAD, CoA) Metabolic regulators and signal molecules (e.g., cAMP)
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