Quiz in biochemistry

Just for fun.

  1. What are proteins, peptides, and polypeptides?
  2. Mention six functions of protein
  3. Give some examples of protein denaturation and the causes
  4. If only protein is present in fermentation medium apart from some trace elements, explain how does the cell fulfill the carbon and energy requirement?
  5. Is the cell able to generate energy from pyruviric acid?  Explain your answer
  6. Certain bacterium is chemo-organo-heterotrophy. What does it mean? 
  7. What is the theoretical (maximal) ATP produced per mol of glucose during the aerobic growth? Give the short explanation
  8. Explain why the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae mostly prefers to carry out aerobic rather than anaerobic fermentation?  Analyze the metabolic pathways.

 

Common central carbon metabolism in microorganisms under aerobic condition
Common central carbon metabolism in microorganisms under aerobic condition
 

 
 
 
 

 

 

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