Chapter 5: Microbial Metabolism

Basic Chemical Reactions Underlying Metabolism

Catabolism and anabolism

Oxidation and reduction reactions

ATP production and energy storage

The roles of enzymes in metabolism
 

Carbohydrate Catabolism

Glycolysis

Alternatives to glycolysis

Continuation of cellular respiration

Fermentation
 

Other Catabolic Pathways

Lipid catabolism

Protein catabolism
 

Photosynthesis

Chemicals and structures

Light-dependent reactions

Light-independent reactions
 

Other Anabolic Pathways

Carbohydrate biosynthesis

Lipid biosynthesis

Amino acid biosynthesis

Nucleotide biosynthesis
 

Integration and Regulation of Metabolic Pathways

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