Unformatted text preview: Structures within the cell help bring order to metabolic pathways. A team of enzymes for several steps of a metabolic pathway may be assembled as a multienzyme complex. The product from the first reaction can then pass quickly to the next enzyme until the final product is released. Some enzymes and enzyme complexes have fixed locations within the cells as structural components of particular membranes. Others are confined within membrane-enclosed eukaryotic organelles. Metabolism, the intersecting set of chemical pathways characteristic of life, is a choreographed interplay of thousands of different kinds of cellular molecules....
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course BSC BSC1005 taught by Professor Orlando,rebecca during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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