Amino acid metabolism

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Amino acid metabolism

  1. 1. Amino Acid Metabolism: Nitrogen Assimilation and Amino Acid Biosynthesis
  2. 2. Nitrogen Cycle
  3. 3. Nitrogenase
  4. 4. Nitrate and Nitrite to Ammonia
  5. 5. Ammonia Assimilation
  6. 6. Glutamate Dehydrogenase
  7. 7. Glutamine Synthetase (GS)
  8. 8. Glutamine back to Glutamate
  9. 9. Allosteric Modulation of GS Acitivity in Bacteria
  10. 10. Regulation of Bacterial GS by Covalent Modification
  11. 11. Glutamate serves as primary N- donor for AA synthesis through transamination reactions
  12. 12. Transamination rxns involve Pyridoxolphosphate and formation of Schiff Base
  13. 13. Essential vs. Non-Essential AA’s
  14. 14. Amino Acid Biosynthesis is a Diverse Process

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