Biochemistry - Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Discussion
Discussion Forum : Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Section 1 (Q.No. 2)
What is the end product of leucine metabolism?
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GEOFREY COSMAS said: 10 years ago
The leucine whenis metabolised, the amino group is cleaved leading to the formation of Urea, the remaining chain is leading to Acetyl-coa in mitochondria.
Regina Sanco said: 10 years ago
Actually leucine is a ketogenic amino acid in that the carbon skeleton of leucine is always degraded to Acetyl CoA during leucine metabolism.
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