Biochem Quiz 1

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Biochem Quiz 1
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  1. Photo means...
    light is energy source
  2. Chemo means...
    ox/redox is energy source
  3. Auto means...
    Use CO2 as carbon source
  4. Hetero means...
    use organic compounds as energy source
  5. What classification are animals?
    Chemoheterotrophs
  6. What classification are green plants?
    photoautotrophs
  7. What is a facultative anaerobe?
    An anaerobe that can also use oxygen
  8. What does obligate aerobe mean?
    obligate means it's completely necessary
  9. How are intermediates and enzymes represented on metabolic maps?
    • Intermediate: black dot
    • Enzyme: line
  10. What is catabolism?
    degradative pathways; energy-yielding (exergonic); oxidative
  11. What is anabolism?
    biosynthetic pathways; energy-requiring (endergonic); reductive
  12. Pathways that serve both in catabolism and anabolism are...
    amphibolic
  13. Where do reducing equivalents for anabolism come from?
    NADPH
  14. What are coenzymes made from?
    The water-soluble vitamins, excluding vitamin C
  15. What are the four food substances for nutrition?
    Protein, carbohydrates, lipids, and fiber
  16. What is protein rich in?
    Nitrogen
  17. What is metabolome?
    the complete set of low-molecular weight molecules present in an organism or excreted by it under a given set of circumstances
  18. What is metabolomics?
    The systematic identification of metabolites in a sample
  19. What does NADH stand for?
    Nictinamide adenine dinucleotide (hydrogen)
  20. What does the P in NADPH stand for?
    phosphate
  21. What are the metabolic probes?
    • Inhibitors (enzymes)
    • Mutations
    • Isotopic tracers
    • NMR
  22. Glucose is an...
    aldose
  23. What is the first reaction of glycolysis?
    phosphorylation of glucose

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