Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Chemistry 438 - Spring 2010

Glycolysis Review

What reactions of glycolysis are "irreversible"?

  • Note that reactions are irreversible in a physiological sense.
  • How can reactions become physiologically irreversible when enzymes catalyze fully reversible reactions, and when their catalytic mechanisms are completely reversible?

    Which enzymes are involved in control?

    Aldolase mechanism

    Glyceraldehyde-3-P DH

    Review pathway energy generation:


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