chapter 6 b metabolism

chapter 6 b metabolism - Chapter 6 Metabolism Test your...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 6 Metabolism Test your “metabolism” IQ • What does ‘meta’ “bol” “ism” mean? • How is water involved in energy production? • Do Carbohydrates enhance fat burning? Metabolism Metabolism • Definition: “a network of chemical and biochemical reactions that occur in the body to produce energy to fuel our organs Vocabulary Pathway - progression of metabolic chemical reactions Glucose - - - Pyruvate (endproduct) Anabolic pathways- building of compounds with the use of energy Ex: Muscle building Catabolic pathways- breaking down of compounds with the release of energy Ex: Glycogen breakdown into glucose units Metabolism= Catabolism + Anabolism What’s this energy? • ATP: Adenosine triphosphate • Molecule that carries lot of energy in its bonds • Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats can all be metabolized to produce ATP • The only currency used by all cells – Like US dollars in the USA Water in energy production Where is energy produced?Where is energy produced?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course HWS 332 taught by Professor Bagdash during the Fall '11 term at Binghamton University.

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