UCL Transamination Practical

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  • Created on: 14-04-14 20:07

1. How are the amino acids visualised?

  • they are purple and can be seen when sprayed with ninhydrin (and heated)
  • they are purple and can be seen directly
  • they are yellow and can be seen when sprayed with ninhyrdin (and heated)
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2. What’s in position 6?

  • DNPH (buffer compounds)
  • Alanine

3. What can we derive is in position 3?

  • alanine (and some left over glutamate)
  • pyruvate (and some left over glutamate)

4. What are the two routes for this aim of the interconverting?

  • one is glutamate and one is aspartate
  • one is pyruvate and one is aspartate
  • one is glutamate and one is pyruvate

5. What is solvent system I?

  • ethanol: aqueous ammonia (conc) 70:30 (oxoacids)
  • ethanol: aqueous ammonia (conc) 70:30 (amino acids)
  • ethanol: aqueous ammonia (conc) 70:20 (amino acids)

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