Macromolecules and key biological principles

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Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby cjeannew100 » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:59 pm

Hi,
I am currently studying this topic and I am really struggling to learn about glycolysis. I cannot get my head around it! Has anyone got any suggestions or help at all!? It would be much appreciated!

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Karen » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:23 am

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Pam Leach » Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:28 am

In your answer it is important to give a clear understanding of what glycolysis is. You do not need to give the 10 step chemical reactions, but a clear overview including what is needed and what is produced including any ATP involved.
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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby cjeannew100 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:56 am

Thankyou so much for your help! I shall try the videos too!
Very much appreciated! feeling a little less stressed about it now.

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Karen » Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:39 am

Good luck :thumbup:

Anything else just ask!
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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby carrotcruncher » Tue Jul 26, 2016 2:22 pm

It's a complicated process but it is fairly straightforward in terms of sequence etc.

It might also be handy to close with a little summary saying that one glucose molecule in glycolysis produces a certain net amount of pyruvate ATP, NADH, and water molecules.

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby cjeannew100 » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:01 am

I have got it now!!! finally, thanks for all of your help everyone!
One final question on this one, do I need to add the chemical equations in?

Many thanks!

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Karen » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:14 am

Hi

I can't actually remember if it specifically asks for the equations to be added, but I know I added them. :thumbup:
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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Pam Leach » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:28 am

With part 1 where you are asked about the overview of both types of respiration, equations are asked for, and a thorough answer would include chemical equations. In terms of the other reactions as you work through the whole process, there is no need for chemical equations, although you do need to highlight important products including ATP formed.
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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Rach182003 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:21 pm

Hey can anyone help? my macromolecules is due in today... haven't got long at all. i have completed it but am now cutting down words. Could someone confirm how many words the assignment can be? is it 2500 or does it have to be less because of the exam? I'm on about 3250 words!! so I'm praying i can still use the 2500 words! HELP! thanks x

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Karen » Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:41 pm

Hi Rach

There isn't a word count in the exam!

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby carrotcruncher » Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:55 am

It was confirmed by Rhia last week that the exam is counted - therefore aim for 2100-2200 max on TAQ's

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Pam Leach » Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:31 am

Yes, the exam word count is included in the total of 2500 words. The assessment guides to a word count of 1900 words, and 2100-2200 words would still be fine, as the exam is generally about 200 words. If you find that you have exceeded the word count by so much, read the questions and the assessment criteria again, have you wandered off the topic? Is your answer concise and clear?
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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Vikkitaylor1 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:20 pm

Hi can any help with the chemical equation for anaerobic respiration please

I have C6 H12 06- 2C2h50H + 2ATP

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Re: Macromolecules and key biological principles

Postby Vikkitaylor1 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:23 pm

Hi does anyone have a clue about TAQ Part 2a i cant get the tongue ratio of thise who can roll their tongues and those who can't

This has got me beat


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