Protein metabolism

Protein metabolism - Protein metabolism: when more protein...

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Protein metabolism : when more protein is ingested than needed for protein replacement, amino acids can be oxidized for energy or converted to fat o Oxidation of amino acids : amino acids are converted to keto acids, which can then be converted to pyruvic acid & acetyl coA; Transamination : transfer of amine group from amino acid to ⟨- ketoglutaric (keto) acid to form glutamic acid Oxidative deamination : amine group of glutamic acid is removed as ammonia urine) & keto acid Keto acid modification : keto acid modified as necessary (to form pyruvic acid, acetyl coA…) to enter energy pathways o Synthesis of Proteins : protein synthesis is first priority for amino acids absorbed 8 essential amino acids must be absorbed through digestive system from food nonessential amino acids can be synthesized from other molecules in liver - Catabolic-Anabolic Steady State of Body : organic molecules (proteins, carbohydrates,
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