MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12 Starch Hydrolysis

MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12 Starch Hydrolysis - MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12...

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11 MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12 Starch Hydrolysis STARCH : extremely large polysaccharide made up of GLUCOSE molecules linked by glycosidic bonds to form very long chains
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Structure of Starch: MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12 Starch Hydrolysis Consists of two types of molecules AMYLOSE AMYLOPECTIN 22
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Structure of Starch: MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12 Starch Hydrolysis AMYLOSE long chains of glucose molecules AMYLOPECTIN branched chains of glucose molecules 33
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starch may contain thousands of individual glucose units glucose simple monosaccharide that can be taken up by the bacteria and broken down to produce energy (ATP) starch could provide a bacterium with a large nutrient source Problem: Starch is too large to pass through the bacterial cell membrane MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12 Starch Hydrolysis 44
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to use starch bacteria must possess enzymes that can break the glycosidic bonds between glucose molecule α-AMYLASE secreted enzyme that can break down glycosidic bonds MBIO 3812 Ex 5-12 Starch Hydrolysis 55 starch glucose α-amylase
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course MBIO 3812 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at The University of Oklahoma.

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