Daily Archives: April 13, 2013
Select the correct multiple answer using one of the keys A, B, C, D or E as follows: A. 1, 2 and 3 are correct B. 1 and 3 are correct C. 2 and 4 are correct D. only … Continue reading
The electron transport chain relies on the creation of a proton gradient across a membrane via electron transfer between an electron donor and electron acceptor. The proton gradient is coupled to the production of chemical energy usable by the host(usually … Continue reading
Also known as the tricarboxylic cycle and Krebs’ cycle, organism use this pathway to yield energy via the oxidation of acetate (in the form of acetyl CoA), that is produced as a result of the catabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and … Continue reading
Credited (albeit controversially) with the discovery of insulin. Proved that insulin was derived from the insular and not the acinar cells of the pancreas via his tests on teleost fish.
Glycolysis is a metabolic pathway which converts glucose into pyruvate, harnessing the energy of the high-energy compounds ATP and NADH. It occurs in the cytosol and provides several intermediates for other critical metabolic pathways.