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Amino Acid Catabolism

by Kevin Ahern, PhD
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    The lecture Amino Acid Catabolism by Kevin Ahern, PhD is from the course Amino Acid Metabolism. It contains the following chapters:

    • Amino Acid Catabolism
    • Amino Acids Modified After Incorporation Into a Protein

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    1. Glucogenic amino acids include those broken down into pyruvate and oxaloacetate.
    2. Ketogenic amino acids break down to ketone bodies, such as acetone.
    3. Most amino acids are ketogenic.
    4. All of the answers are true.
    5. None of the answers are true.
    1. Transamination is the most common mechanism
    2. Brain levels of ammonia are kept high.
    3. Glutamine accepts ammonia from many sources.
    4. All of the answers are true.
    5. None of the answers are true.
    1. ...involves phosphorylation of serine and threonine.
    2. ...involves carboxylation of arginine.
    3. ...results in glycosylation of proline.
    4. All of the answers are true.
    5. None of the answers are true.

    Author of lecture Amino Acid Catabolism

     Kevin Ahern, PhD

    Kevin Ahern, PhD


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