The other fate of pyruvate: Tricarboxylatic acid (TCA) cycle or Krebs cycle.
(i) The reactions of the TCA cycle occur in the mitochondria, whereas glycolysis occurs in
(ii) The TCA occurs under aerobic condition.
Chapter 12: Enzyme Kinetics:
Read pg. 355-365, 368-385 (skim other pages)
Problems: do all problems in the back of the chapter.
Supposed you have the following reaction (A = substrate, P= product)
A -> P
The rate or velocity of the reaction is the rate at
Chapter 9: lipids and biological membranes
Read pg 245-257, 9.1-A-E, 260-269 (9.2-9.3), scan pg 257-260 (section
Do problems: 1-7, 9-15
Lipids are the 4th type of macromolecules found in biological systems that
weve discussed so far.
They are compos
Chapter 10: membrane proteins
Read pg 288- 312
How do metabolites and small molecules (polar, charged, large and small) cross
biological membranes? How do we prevent water to freely flow into cells and cause
them to bust?
Chapter 3: Protein 3-dimensional Structure
Chapter 6: Read pp. 128-136 Section 1-A,B (C optional but interesting)
Section 2: Pp 142-151- Section 2A,B,C,D)
pg 157- 162)
Scan section 5 to learn about human diseases associated with protein folding
Chapter 7: Hemoglobin (Hb)
Read pp 176-196)
Problem: 1, 7,8,9,11,12,14,15.
(read section describing derivation equations describing O2 binding but
we wont discuss this in class. It may be important for mcat and med school)
(Goalto understand how Hb and Mb
Chapter 3: DNA, RNA, and the Flow of Genetic
Additional structural information is found in Chs. 24,26,27)
Ch 3: read all but well talk about the material in pg41-51 (sections 1-3)
Problem set: 1-3,13,14.
Chs. 24. Read pg 822-830 (section 1)
Read pg 838-84
Chapter 14: Intro to Metabolism:
Read: pg 436 457
Home work questions: 1,2,5-10,13-17
Do learn to recognize the name and structure of the molecules shown below. Know the functional
group or active site center. Make sure you know what the things (descripti
Chapter 4: Amino acid structure and properties
Read the whole chapter. pp. 76-87 (section 1-2)
Problem set : do questions 1, 2, 5,7, 8-15,17,18,20,23,25,27 at back of the
A. Basic building block of proteins are amino acids,
Biochem Quiz 6: Chapter 12 and 14
Irreversible enzyme inhibition are also known as: inactivators
A lead compound would be most promising if it had: KI=1.5*10-8
What is the velocity of a first order reaction when the reactant concentration is 6*10 -2
Chapter 16: Glycogen and Gluconeogenesis
Read: pg 517-544 (section 1-4).
Do problem set: 1-11,13,15,16,17,19-23.
Glycogen structure: (1-4) glucose, with branched (1-6)glycosidic bonds every 7sugars.
The liver stores the majority of glucos