Unit 2 -Metabolism

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Cell Metabolism
All of the chemical reactions that take place within a cell
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Two types of metabolic reactions
1. Catabolic 2. Anabolic
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Catabolic Reactions
Break down of complex molecules into simpler subunits (degradation)
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Anabolic Reactions
Build up of complex molecules from simpler subunits (synthesis)
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These two types of reactions are always linked by ___ and controlled by _______
Linked by ATP and controlled by ENZYMES
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Metabolic Pathways
Series of chemical reactions that start with a substrate and finish with an end product.
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What controls metabolic pathways?
Gene expression and the prescence/absence of specific ENZYMES
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Metabolic pathways can be ________ or ________, and contain ________ ________
REVERSIBLE or IRREVERSIBLE and contain ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS
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What determines the direction and rate of reversible metabolic reactions?
The concentration of a substrate and the product
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Metabolic pathways can be blocked as a result of....
Gene mutation (S.I.D. substitution/insertion/deletion)
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1. Catabolic 2. Anabolic

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Two types of metabolic reactions

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Break down of complex molecules into simpler subunits (degradation)

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Build up of complex molecules from simpler subunits (synthesis)

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Linked by ATP and controlled by ENZYMES

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