Glucose is stored in?
glycogen or starch
Compare branching frequency of glycogen to starch
glycogen has higher branch frequency
Animals vs Plants: Glucose storage
The way glucose is stored differs between animals and plants, but ATP is synthesized the same
Which energy storage is more important in animals?
Fat > Glycogen
Where do most animal cells get their energy from?
Fatty acids between meals
How are fatty acids metabolized?
How is pyruvate processed?
decarboxylated by pyruvate dehydrogenase complex
How are fatty acids processed?