Study Guide Exam 3
I. What is the role of carnitine in mammalian mitochondria?
Carnitine is the shuttle system that brings long chain fatty acids into the
mitochondria since they cannot be diffused in. This accomplishes this task by
acetylating the fatty
Exam 4 Study Guide
I. What are purines? What is the general structure that defines them? What are the
chemical structures of the purines?
Purines are the general name given to purine-ring containing nitrogenous
bases of nucleic acids. They are Guanine and
Exam 2 Study Guide
I. What are the components of the ETC?
The grouping of complexes in the mitochondrial membrane and the inner
membrane of prokaryotes. Complex I, II, III, IV, V (ATP Synthease). Electron carriers
also comprise the ETC (NADH, FADH2 [flavo
Study Guide Exam 1
I. Know the steps (number, order, enzymes, substrates, and products) of glycolysis,
gluconeogenesis, and the citric acid cycle.
II. Know the energy harvesting steps and how many of the 3 pathways listed in 1.