5.07SC | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

Biological Chemistry I

Module II: Production of Energy in the Cell

Session 9: Glycolysis and Early Stages of Respiration

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Lecture Topics

  • Detailed Glycolytic Pathway
  • Homolactic Fermentation
  • Alcoholic Fermentation
  • High-level View of the Interface of Glycolysis and Respiration
  • Pyruvate Dehydrogenase and the Decarboxylase Reactions
  • Acetyl CoA Production


  • Chapter 15: Glucose Catabolism
    • Fermentation: The Anaerobic Fate of Pyruvate
    • Regulation of Glycolosis
  • Chapter 17: Citric Acid Cycle
    • Synthesis of Acetyl-Coenzyme A

Lecture Notes

Lecture Video: Glycolysis and Early Stages of Respiration

Professor Essigmann looks in detail at carbohydrate catabolism leading up to the pathway of glycolysis. He provides a high-level view of cell respiration, including the role of the TCA cycle.

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