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Molecular 52

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What type of mutation in DNA is sickle cell disease?missense; glutamic acid with valine
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Nutrition 80

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What dietary deficiency results in inadequate conversion of homocysteine to methionine?cobalamin (vitamin B12)
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Metabolism

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In the steps entering the urea cycle, CO2 & ammonium combine to form what molecule?carbamoyl phosphate
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What are the derivatives of Phenylalanine?Tyrosine, Dopa, Dopamine, NE, Epinephrine, Melanin, Thyroxine
What are the derivatives of Tryptophan?Niacin/NAD (requires B6) and Serotonin/Melatonin (Requires BH4)
Is tyrosine an essential amino acid?No, it can be derived from Phe
What cofactor is required to convert Histidine to Histamine?Vitamin B6 (PLP)
What are the derivatives of Glycine?Porphyrin/Heme (Requires B6)
What are the derivatives of Arginine?Urea, NO, and Creatine (No major cofactrors required)
What are the derivatives of Glutamate?GABA (Glutamate decarboxylase requires B6), Glutathione
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