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Short answer Assuming you wish to have a common name for both of these (widely differing!) pathways I basically agree with @Chris, and I would go for general terminology, namely metabolic pathways. Background The pentose-phosphate pathway is neither anabolic nor catabolic so those terms won't do. The pentose-phosphate pathway is, however, closely linked to ...


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From my answer on chemistry: After looking at the website I found the reaction is based off of an enzyme called: phosphoribulokinase. In biological systems many reactions occur under the auspice of enzymes or proteins. These are incredibly large molecules made of an extremely long chain of amino acids which are a set of 26 or so small molecules that can ...


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The synthesis of N-acetylglutamate is mediated by the enzyme N-acetylglutamate synthase. This enzyme has L-glutamate as its substrate and uses acetyl-coenzyme A as a co-enzyme acetyl donor. Acetylcoenzyme A (Acetyl-CoA) is generally abbreviated in structural formulas, because it is a relatively complex molecule. The only thing of relevance is the acetyl ...


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I am not so familiar with enzymatic kits for quantifying glutamine, but most enzyme-based analysis kits come with a number of fairly strong assumptions on the enzymology involved, and in my experience they are difficult to use reliably. Commercial kits are hopeless to troubleshoot since their components are not disclosed --- you don't know what you're ...


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As far as I can tell, enterochelin esterase (Fes) utilizes an Alpha/Beta hydrolase fold to catalyze it's reactions, which means there's a triad of catalytic amino acid side chains. Where Fes differs from other proteins in the pathway is an amino terminal lid domain which confers specificity to the substrates of Fes ((1) dictates this forms a deep pocket in ...



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