This problem set is designed to give a basic understanding of some of the fundamental concepts of metabolism. The problems and tutorials should be used in conjunction with the lecture materials in your course for a more complete coverage of the material. Some of the questions will test for your understanding of the basic concepts of metabolism as applied to human biology.
Instructions: The following problems have multiple choice answers. Correct answers are reinforced with a brief explanation. Incorrect answers are linked to tutorials to help solve the problem.
1. Glucose Conversion
2. Products of Glycolysis
5. Effect of pH on Mitochondria
6. Lactic Acid Production
7. Pyruvate/ Lactate Ratio
9. Electron Transport Chain
10. Acidity During Electron Transport
13. Storing Usable Energy
14. Terminal Electron Acceptor
15. Metabolism During Heart Attack
16. ATP Production
17. ATP synthase