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An Overview of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex


An Overview of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex

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This tutotial provides an animation of the Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex which is one of the fundamental enzymes of aerobic metabolism. After this animation, one should be able to describe how PDC fits in with the overall scheme of metabolism, discusses the nature of the type of reactions that the enzyme complex catalyzes, and be able to explain the process of control of the enzyme which results in the regulation of the flow of metabolism.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 26, 2014
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 26, 2014
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Submitter: Jim Bidlack
Keywords: AcetyCoA, Phosphorylation, Pyruvate Dehydrogenase, NADH, glucose, ATP, Glycolysis, Metabolism


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
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Language: English
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