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1

Which amino acid(s) can be transformed directly into alphaketoglutarate?

Just Glu

 

2

What 4 amino acids can be tranformed into glutamate, and to which citric acid cycle intermediate does glutamate become?

Arg

Gln

His

Pro

-> Glu -> alphaketoglutarate

3

Which amino acid(s) can be transformed directly into succinyl-CoA?

Ile

Met

Thr

Val

4

Which amino acid(s) can be transformed directly into oxaloacetate?

Asp

 

(and Asn can become Asp)

5

Which amino acids can be transformed into pyruvate?

Ala (

Ser (

Thr

 

6

Which amino acid(s) can be transformed into acetyl-CoA?

Isoleucine

Leucine

Tryptophan

7

*Which 4 amino acids are both ketogenic and glucogenic?

Phe

Ile

Tyr

Trp

 

(PITT)