Go over the problems at the end of the chapters. These would make good exam
Bear in mind that I assume you remember your amino acidsat least the
functional groups, pKa, basics of glycolysis/gluconeogenesis, CAC, FA
degradation, ET/OXPHOS an
Biosynthesis of amino acids: AA humans can synthesize
If the pathway is just a
couple steps away
from TCA cycle
mammals can make it.
Biosynthesis of amino acids:
Chapter 21amino acid metabolism
How are amino acids generated from the diet?
How are amino acids transported from intestine?
What is the metabolic basis of Hartnup disease? How do explain the symptoms?
What is ketogenic vs. glucogenic catabolism? What
Name: _ eID:
Multiple choice, 2 pt each. Choose the best answer.
1. For every 12 molecules of 3-phosphoglycerate produced by RuBisCO, _ are converted to hexoses while _ are
recycled to ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate.
A) 2; 10 B) 4; 8 C)
1. Atoms from the following amino acids are utilized in pyrimidine biosynthesis:
A) Gln, Asp
B) Gln, Asp, Gly
C) Gly, Asp
D) Gln, Asp, Gly, Phe
E) none of the above
2. In animals, all nitrogen and carbon of heme groups c
Select the ONE best answer
1. Which of these events occur as a prokaryotic mRNA is being transcribed?
B) addition of a cap
C) addition of a poly-A tail
D) binding of ribosomes
2. In preparation for attachment t
Polar head group attachment:
eukaryotes use both strategies; prokaryotes only use
CH339L-08 Test 1
(1; 20 points) Based on what should have been shown in Figure 20-14, how many waters would be used as substrates for the production of one new glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate? (a) 1 (b) 3 (c) 5 (d) 7 (e) 9 (f) 10 (g) 11 (h) 14 (2;
Chapter 20Nitrogen I
What is the nitrogen cycle? How does it get into bio-available forms?
What are the ammanox bacteria? What reaction do they carry out and how
are their membranes different?
What is the role of leghemoglobin in nitrogen fixation?
Chapter 17 and 19
Lipid metabolism I and II
Some Thoughts on Fat:
although fatty acid synthesis is regulated,
the total capacity for fat storage is not
in animals, the conversion of carbohydrate
to fat is unidirectional
The Ac-CoA derived from the breakdo
MicroRNA-22 (miR-22) Overexpression Is
Neuroprotective via General Anti-Apoptotic Effects and
May also Target Specific Huntingtons Disease-Related
Ana Jovicic1, Julien Francisco Zaldivar Jolissaint1, Roger Moser1, Mariana de Fatima Silva Santos