Unformatted text preview: Amphibolic - A term used to describe a process that has both anabolic and catabolic properties. Anabolic - Term describing enzyme-catalyzed reactions in a cell that involves the synthesis of complex molecules out of simpler subunits and which uses energy. Catabolic - Term describing enzyme-catalyzed reactions in a cell that involve the degradation of molecules into more simple subunits with the release of energy. Citrate synthase - The citric acid cycle enzyme responsible for catalyzing the reaction that condenses acetyl-CoA with oxaloacetate to yield citric acid. Citric acid cycle - Also known as the Krebs Cycle; a metabolic pathway found in aerobic organisms that oxidizes acetyl coA groups to carbon dioxide and water, producing 1 ATP, and a number of coenzymes that play a vital role in the next step of respiration, oxidative phosphorylation. Coenzyme A - A molecule used to enzymatically transfer acetyl groups in a cell....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1005 taught by Professor Rodriguez during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
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