Chm 635-2 - Major pathways of glucose utilization Why...

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1/13/2012 1 Major pathways of glucose utilization 1. Complete oxidation of glucose to carbon dioxide and water proceeds with a standard free-energy change of ~2,840 kJ/mol. 2. Storage as starch or glycogen. 3. When demands increases, glucose can be released from these intracellular storage polymers and used to produce ATP either aerobically or anaerobically. Why Glucose ?
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1/13/2012 2 Glycolysis = breakdown of sugars; glycogen, glucose, fructose Where in cell? What are the inputs? What are the outcomes? Oxygen required? The Fates of Pyruvate From Glycolysis
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