Metabolic Control

Metabolic Control

by Kevin Ahern, PhD

Learn the subtle methods that the body uses to balance catabolism and anabolism. These regulatory methods can be confusing, but Dr. Kevin Ahern breaks this complex topic into small digestible bites. Learn about the following topics:

  • Allosteric enzymatic control
  • Activation/Inactivation through covalent bond modification
  • Zymogens
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Futile Cycles
  • Insulin and Glucagon

Learn with high-yield lectures presented by some of the best lecturers in the field. We also provide compact and focused lecture reviews and quizzes to customize your learning environment. Study from your computer, tablet or even your cell phone. Impress your instructors and surpass your colleagues on the boards!

Course Details

  • Videos 17
  • Duration 1:05 h
  • Quiz questions 37
  • Concept Pages 8


Your Educators of course Metabolic Control

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Dr. Kevin Ahern is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oklahoma State University (OSU), USA.
He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently, he teaches courses for health sciences students at OSU.
He is co-author of three Open Educational electronic textbooks on Biochemistry and a Guide to Getting Into Medical School.
Due to his achievements, he earned OSU’s highest teaching recognition, the Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award in 2017.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Ahern teaches courses on Biochemistry and on "How to Get into Medical School”.

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Explained really well
By Julianna Z. on 25. June 2021 for Allosteric Control – Metabolic Control of Enzyme Activity

I liked the way the R and T states where explained. It all became very clear

Highly Recommended
By Mohammad H. on 22. September 2018 for Metabolic Control

Highly recommended lecturer for Biochemistry! I like his method, he is attractive teacher.

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By Mark A. on 28. April 2018 for Metabolic Control

Great lecturer very knowledgeable of subject matter at an admirable pace. I needed this in med sch. Good job

Easy to understand.
By Sandra F. on 03. December 2017 for Metabolic Control

Excellent lectures. The professor speaks very clearly. He makes it easy to understand.