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Cox, Harris, & Pears: Thrive in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Chapter 05


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Question 1

In muscle, the first product generated in the breakdown of glycogen is

Question 2

Lactate is produced in muscle tissue during anaerobic exercise

Question 3

The term 'β-oxidation' refers to the following process:

Question 4

Non-esterified ('free') fatty acids found in the plasma are derived from

Question 5

Carnitine palmitoyl transferase I (CPTI) is responsible for carrying

Question 6

The metabolism of ethanol

Question 7

During oxidation of NADH by the mitochondrial electron transfer chain

Question 8

Transamination of which of the following amino acids gives rise directly to one of the intermediates of the tricarboxylic acid cycle?

Question 9

In the oxidative phosphorylation system in mitochondria, match the components with their properties

Cytochrome c oxidase (Complex IV)
ATP synthase (complex V)
Succinate ubiquinone oxidoreductase (complex II)
Ubiquinol cytochrome c oxidoreductase
Cytochrome c

Question 10

The tricarboxylic acid cycle serves in energy generation, but also as a hub for metabolism in general. Match the TCA cycle intermediates with their function in other pathways.

acetyl CoA