The Citric Acid Cycl4

The Citric Acid - complex Problem The enzyme pyruvate dehydrogenase performs a similar function to what glycolytic enzyme What type of reaction do

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The Citric Acid Cycle Problems Problem : What is the name of the starting material of the citric acid cycle? Solution for Problem 1 >> Acetyl-coenzyme A. Problem : What is the term used to describe a process that is both catabolic and anabolic? Solution for Problem 2 >> Amphibolic. Problem : Why is the enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of pyruvate to acetyl-CoA called the pyruvate dehydrogenase multienzyme complex? Solution for Problem 3 >> The enzyme is given this name because it is really a group of three enzymes that work together to perform the reaction. Pyruvate dehydrogenase, dihydrolipoyl transacetylase, and dihydrolipoyl dehydrogenase are the three enzymes that make up the pyruvate dehydrogenase multienzyme
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Unformatted text preview: complex. Problem : The enzyme pyruvate dehydrogenase performs a similar function to what glycolytic enzyme? What type of reaction do these two enzymes catalyze? Solution for Problem 4 >> Pyruvate decarboxylase, an enzyme involved in anaerobic alcoholic fermentation, catalyzes the removal of a carbon dioxide group similar to the function of pyruvate dehydrogenase. Problem : What is the role of NAD in the conversion of pyruvate to acetyl-CoA? Solution for Problem 5 >> NAD is responsible for re-oxidizing the lipoamide molecule that is used in the second step of the reaction. In the reaction, NAD is converted to NADH....
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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