Is there any evolutionary reason for glucose being the "main" molecule used as a source of energy, beginning with glycolysis and subsequently cellular respiration (after being converted to two ...
I am novice to biochemistry and biology in general. I am reading Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry, and I found the following sentence at the beginning of the chapter on glycolysis: A bacterium ...
I was reading page 92 of Fundamentals of Microbiology, 4th edition, which states In facilitated diffusion, the substance (glucose, for example) to be transported combines with a plasma membrane ...
In my biology book's section on disaccharide metabolism and glycolysis, it states that sugars other than glucose must be acted upon to enter glycolysis. Let's take sucrose as an example. Sucrose is ...
Does the central part of watermelon or banana have a higher concentration of sugar (fruit-sugar or saccharobiose)? The center of the fruit is sweeter than other red parts of watermelon. In bananas, ...