Figure 428

Oxidative deamination and transamination of amino acids.

Vander et al.: Human Physiology: The Mechanism of Body Function, Eighth Edition

I. Basic Cell Functions

4. Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism

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Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism CHAPTER FOUR

Protein Activity and Cellular Metabolism CHAPTER FOUR

Coenzyme

Coenzyme—2H

COOH

ch2-ch2-ch-cooh

Coenzyme

Coenzyme—2H

COOH

Ch3 Ch2 Cooh

CH3-C-COOH Pyruvic acid

CH3 CH COOH

CH2 CH2 C COOH a-Ketoglutaric acid

CH3-C-COOH Pyruvic acid

CH3 CH COOH

Alanine

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