{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

O h2n ch c ch2 adp nh3 pi h2n ch c oh ch2 ch2 c o oh

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: d Glutamine is synthesized from glutarate and NH4+. O H2N CH C CH2 ADP NH3 Pi H2N CH C OH CH2 CH2 C O OH ATP glutamine synthetase O CH2 C OH O NH2 Glutamate and glutamine serve as the nitrogen donors in the synthesis of the other nine nonessenIal amino acids. Alanine Arginine Asparagine Aspartate Cysteine Glycine Proline Serine Tyrosine 3 12/3/13 The three ketoacids: CH3 COO- C CH2 O C COO- COOCH2 O CH2 COO- 3 Carbon C 4 Carbon O COO- 5 Carbon can be converted into their corresponding amino acid COO- CH3 NH3+ HC COO- CH2 HC COO- CH2 NH3+ CH2 COO- HC by a group of enzymes called transaminases NH3+ COO- TransaminaIon reacIons are used to synthesize most of the amino acids and are involved in the removal of the α-amine group most of the amino acids O O C C O OH NH4+ H2N CH C CH2 OH H2N CH2 C OH O C NH4+ CH C OH R CH2...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online