Draw a transamination reaction between a-ketoglutarate and alanine.
Answer to relevant QuestionsDiagram the reactions involving glutamate dehydrogenase and glutamine synthetase that produce glutamine from ammonia and a-ketoglutarate. Will an amino acid be glucogenic or ketogenic if it is catabolized to the following molecules? (a) Phosphoenolpyruvate (b) a-Ketoglutarate (c) Succinyl-CoA (d) Acetyl-CoA (e) Oxaloacetate (f) Acetoacetate Discuss the role of feedback inhibition in the anabolism of purine-containing nucleotides. Why are amino acids such as arginine and histidine required in relatively large amounts by children but in smaller amounts by adults? The adult human is not able to make these amino acids. What stops a hormone response when a G protein is involved?
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