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Set 9 - AA Synthesis


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What are the essential AAs?
Pvt. Tim Hall (phenylalanine, valine, tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, methionine, histidine, arginine, leucine, lysine)
What are the non-essential AAs?
G-A-A-A-S (glutamate, alanine, asparagine, aspartate, serine)
What are the conditionally essential AAs?
G-C-A-G-P-T (glutamine, cysteine, arginine, glycine, proline, tyrosine)
What are the 4 major precursors for NEAAs?
1. 3-phosphoglycerate (glycolysis)
2. pyruvate (glycolysis)
3. OAA (TCA)
4. alpha-KG (TCA)
cofactor that removes -CH2OH group from serine to produce glycine