What are Polysaccharides? How to Classify?

What are Polysaccarides? How to Classify?

Polysaccharides are carbohydrates formed by more than 9 monosaccharides linked by glycosidic bonds. Polysaccharides Classification: When they are formed by the same kind of monosaccharides, they are called homo polysaccharides, like starch, glycogen and cellulose, formed each of them by hundreds of molecules of glucose linked by glycosidic linkages. If ...

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Biochemistry Analysis Questions for Exams (Solved)

Biochemistry Analysis Questions for Exams (Solved)

Biochemistry Analysis Questions for Exams (Solved) Provide a reasonable systematic name for an enzyme that catalyzes the following reaction:              fructose + ATP ―> fructose-1 phosphate + ADP The IUBMB has a developed a set of rules for classifying enzymes based upon the type of reaction they catalyze. The classification ...

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Special Notes on Spectrophotometer Calibration

Special Notes on Calibrate Spectrophotometer

What is A Spectrophotometer? A spectrophotometer can be located in many study, biology, chemistry, and industrial laboratories. Spectrophotometer are utilized for research and data evaluation in different scientific fields. Some of the major fields in which a spectrophotometer is employed is physics, molecular biology, chemistry, and biochemistry labs. Generally, the ...

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Mitosis and its Stages in Plants and Animals

Stages in Plants and Animals

The mitosis occurs in the somatic cells and is meant for the multiplication of  cell numbers during embryo-genesis and blastogenesis of plants and animals. Fundamentally, It remains related with the growth of an individual from zygote to adult stage. One of the basic characteristic of the the mitotic cell division  ...

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Glycolysis – Glucose Catabolic Pathway

Glycolysis - Glucose Catabolic Pathway

Glycolysis literally means “splitting sugars”. In glycolysis, glucose (a six carbon sugar) is split into two molecules of a three-carbon sugar. Glycolysis yields two molecules of ATP (free energy containing molecule), two molecules of pyruvic acid and two “high energy” electron carrying molecules of NADH. Glycolysis can occur with or ...

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Electron Transport Chain Components in Mitochondria

Electron Transport Chain Components in Mitochondria

There are five different kinds of electron carriers that participate in the transport of electrons from substrates as they are oxidized in the mitochondria. In addition, Cu+2 is present and functions in the enzyme, Cytochrome oxidase, that catalyses the reduction of O2. Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain components: (1) Nicotinamide Nucleotides: ...

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