Biochemistry by A. Chadwick Cox (auth.), Thomas Briggs Ph.D., Albert M.

By A. Chadwick Cox (auth.), Thomas Briggs Ph.D., Albert M. Chandler Ph.D. (eds.)

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Resonance states have been increased in number and when the phosphate group is transferred, the enol converts to the favored ketone state driving the reaction to completion. 10. Pyruvate Kinase transfers a phosphate from PEP to ADP to form pyruvate plus a second ATP. This last reaction is essentially irreversible and drives the glycolytic pathway to completion. The formation of pyruvate is considered to be the end point of the glycolytic pathway. v. ENTRY OF OTHER HEXOSES INTO THE GLYCOLYTIC PATHWAY A.

Phosphoglycerate Kinose then catalyzes the reaction of 1,3-BPG with ADP to form ATP and 3-phosphoglyceric acid (3-PG). 8. Phosphoglyceromutase converts 3-PG to 2-PG. This interconversion requires the presence of catalytic amounts of the intermediate, 2,3-BPG. This latter compound also plays an important regulatory role in oxygen transport by hemoglobin. (See chapter on Amino Acids and Proteins). -- NAD+ ~NADH 6 + H+ r:: 1,3-bisphosphoglycerate 7 3-phosphoglycerate 2-phosphoglycerate 9 1-- H20 phosphoenolpyruvate {ATP, alanine, glucagon} ~ {F-l,6-bis-P} t lactate ADP ATP ~ > NADH ~ 10 pyruvate + H+ 7' ~ ATP, CO2 f:!

24 D. Active Site The active site of an enzyme is the region that binds the substrate and contributes the amino acid residues that directly participate in the making and breaking of bonds. It is a three-dimensional entity having nonpolar clefts or crevices. These contain two types of amino acid residues: the contact (or catalytic) and the auxiliary amino acids. A substrate can induce a conformational change in the active site. This is known as the induced-fit model. E. Catalytic Efficiency A number of factors contribute to the efficiency of enzymes -Catalysis by distortion: a conformational change occurs in the substrate.

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