a: Gluconeogenesis ~
b: the reverse of glycolysis
What: "Gluconeogenesis is like the reverse of glycolysis, and it can use most of the same enzymes/reactions in reverse. But, the highly regulated reactions in glycolysis with big, negative changes in free energy cannot simply be undone. So you need new mechanisms for these in gluconeogenesis. Gluconeogenesis also costs 6 ATP as a result."
Writer: Not Stated
Date: Apr 23 2012 3:32 PM
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