Question: 1 show why or why not pyruvate dehydrogenase is necessary...
1. Show why or why not pyruvate dehydrogenase is necessary for the oxidation of the malate in your favorite wine to 4 CO2 in your liver.
2. Is acetate in the sauerkraut on your bratwurst sandwich converted to glucose in your liver to provide glucose to your brain for oxidation to CO2? Why or why not?
3. How does an increase in ambient temperature affect the function of rubisco in your favorite house plant?
4. How does a C4 plant like sugar cane minimize the
effects of ambient temperature on rubisco?