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Phenylalanine and Tyrosine Biosynthesis
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CHAPTER 1: LIPIDS
CHAPTER 2: PROTEINS
CHAPTER 3: CARBOHYDRATES
CHAPTER 4 - NUCLEIC ACIDS
CHAPTER 5: BINDING
CHAPTER 6 - TRANSPORT AND KINETICS
CHAPTER 7 - CATALYSIS
CHAPTER 8: OXIDATIVE-PHOSPHORYLATION
CHAPTER 9 - SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION
Chapter 10: METABOLIC PATWAYS
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Overall Reactions for the Pathway

Chorismate + L-Glutamate + H+ ---> L-Phenylalanine + a-Ketoglutarate + CO2 + H2O
Chorismate + L-Glutamate + NAD+ + H+ ---> L-Tyrosine + a-Ketoglutarate + NADH + CO2 + H2O

Chorismate
Chorismate
Chorismate mutase
prephenate
Prephenate
Prephenate dehydratase

CO2, H2O
NAD+ Prephenate dehydrogenase

NADH, H+, CO2
phenylpyruvate hydroxyphenylpyruvate
Phenylpyruvate p-Hydroxyphenylpyruvate
L-Glu


a-KG
Tyrosine transaminase L-Glu


a-KG
phenylalanine tyrosine
L-Phenylalanine L-Tyrosine

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