homework5 - oxidation? b. What is the yield of ATP...

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Metabolism #5 Name _________________ Chem 30B 1. (2 pts) In protein digestion outline the steps that take place in the stomach and in the small intestine. 2.(2 pts) What is the purpose of the urea cycle? 3. (2 pts) How many ATPs are produced by the complete oxidation of maltose? 4. (2pts) Write the equation for the oxidative deamination of glutamate. 5. (4 pts) Consider the β oxidation pathway for fatty acids. a. Why is the oxidation of fatty acids called
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Unformatted text preview: oxidation? b. What is the yield of ATP molecules for one cycle of oxidation? 6. (2 pts) What are the possible products of pyruvate under anaerobic conditions? 7. (3 pts) Why does FADH 2 have a yield of two ATP via the electron chain, but NADH yields three ATP? 8. (3 pts) According to the chemiosmotic theory, how does the proton gradient provide energy to synthesize ATP?...
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