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Flashcards in Microbial Metabolism Deck (11):
1

____ is a collection of controlled biochemical reactions in a cell or organism, and its ultimate function is to reproduce the organism.

Metabolism

2

Lactic acid (C3) and Ethanol (C2) are products of a glucose catabolism process called ____

Fermentation

3

Oxygen is required for ____ respiration and not required for ____ (glucose catabolism pathways)

Aerobic, fermentation

4

The ATP/Glucose yielded from aerobic respiration is ___, while it is ____ for fermentation

Lots (30-32), Few (2)

5

In the identification of microorganisms, an example of a focus on a substrate would be ____ as a sole carbon source. The use of this increases pH and changes the color due to the disappearance of acid.

Citrate

6

In the identification of microorganisms, a test for indole (Kovac's reagent) is an example of a focus on ____

Products

7

___ pathways are oxidative and yield ATP

Catabolic

8

____ pathways are reductive and require ATP

Anabolic

9

In _____, NADH gets converted to NAD+ for use in glycolysis

Fermentation

10

List some examples of fermentation products (non-medical)

Cheese, yogurt, beer, wine, tea, vinegar, etc.

11

MacConkey's agar (selective growth conditions) only allows gram-____ bacteria to grow

Negative