MBIO 3812 Supplemental Indole Test

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11 MBIO 3812 In protein catabolism proteolytic enzymes (proteases) are used to break down proteins into peptides and peptides down to their basic amino acid components Protein Peptides Amino acids Supplemental Exercise Indole Test
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THE BASIC STRUCTURE OF AN AMINO ACID Variable (R) group (different for each amino acid) CARBOXYL GROUP AMINE GROUP MBIO 3812 Specific enzymes can break down amino acids 22 Supplemental Exercise Indole Test
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AMINE GROUP MBIO 3812 33 Deamidation = removal of the amine group of an amino acid Deaminase = enzyme that catalyzes the removal of an amino acid’s amine group Supplemental Exercise Indole Test
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SPECIFIC deaminases act on specific amino acids 44 MBIO 3812 Supplemental Exercise Indole Test the removal of the amine group from some amino acids can produce pyruvate while deamination of other amino acids generates acetyl-CoA or Krebs cycle intermediate compounds each of these amino acid break down products can be used to generate energy
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55 MBIO 3812 Supplemental Exercise Indole Test The deamination of the amino acid tryptophan R group amine group carboxyl group Tryptophan
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