Microbiology - Microbial Metabolism

Exercise :: Microbial Metabolism - Section 1

  • Microbial Metabolism - Section 1
36. 

Digestive reactions where large molecules are broken down into smaller ones are referred as

A. anabolism
B. catabolism
C. metabolism
D. biosynthesis

Answer: Option B

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37. 

Phosphate regulation has been observed in the production of

A. alkaloids
B. antibiotics
C. gibberelins
D. all of these

Answer: Option D

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38. 

Most of the energy in aerobic respiration of glucose is captured by

A. substrate-level phosphorylation
B. electron transport of electrons from NADH
C. long-chain fatty acid oxidation
D. the enzyme formic-hydrogen lyase

Answer: Option B

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39. 

During the reduction phase of the Calvin cycle, phosphoglyceric acid is reduced to______utilizing________as the reduction source.

A. phosphoglyceraldehyde; NADPH+H+
B. phosphoglyceraldehyde; NADH+H+
C. ribulose 1,5 - bisphosphate; NADH+H+
D. pyruvic acid; NADPH+H+

Answer: Option A

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40. 

In order to get inorganic phosphorous into organic compounds, the phosphate ion is incorporated via

A. substrate level phosphorylation
B. oxidative phosphorylation
C. both (a) and (b)
D. DNA

Answer: Option C

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