Category Archives for "Carbohydrate metabolism"

This is the Intermediary Metabolism category. In this category included Carbohydrate metabolism, Amino acid Metabolism, Nucleic Acid Metabolism, Lipid Metabolism and Biological oxidation.

Citric acid cycle : Central metabolic cycle and its Significance

Citric acid cycle is also called Krebs Cycle and Tricarboxylic acid cycle. The citric acid cycle is a aerobic universal Acetyl~coA catabolic cycle. It is a central metabolic cycle. The cycle was first elucidated by scientist “Sir Hans Adolf Krebs” (LT, 1900 to 1981). He shared the Nobel Prize for physiology and Medicine in 1953 […]

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  • Updated May 28, 2016

Glycolysis – Glucose Catabolic Pathway

Glycolysis literally means “Splitting Sugars“. In glycolysis, glucose (a six carbon sugar) is split into two molecules of a three-carbon sugar. Glycolysis yields two molecules of ATP (free energy containing molecule), two molecules of Pyruvic acid and two “high energy” electron carrying molecules of NADH. Glycolysis can occur with or without oxygen. In the presence […]

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  • Updated July 16, 2017