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Microbial Metabolism

  • Organisms and Carbon
    • Autotrophs, heterotrophs, carbon and energy
  • Metabolism
  • Cellular Respiration
    • Glucose storage and metabolism
  • Aerobic metabolism
    • Respiration distinct from fermentation
  • Anaerobic metabolism

Microbial Metabolism

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Organisms and Carbon 0:20
    • Autotrophs
    • Heterotrophs
  • Organisms and Energy 2:07
  • Metabolism 3:19
    • Metabolism
    • Catabolism
    • Anabolism
  • Cellular Respiration 4:56
    • Aerobic Respiration
    • Anaerobic Respiration
  • Glucose 6:41
    • Most Important Carbohydrate
    • Three Major Outcomes
    • Stored
    • Oxidized via Glycolysis
    • Oxidized via the Pentose Phosphate
  • Outcomes of Glucose I 8:37
  • Outcomes of Glucose II 10:21
  • Overview of Aerobic Metabolism 11:50
    • Glycolysis
    • Citric Acid Cycle
    • Oxidative Phosphorylation
    • Formula
  • Aerobic Metabolism 12:28
  • Respiration and Fermentation 13:52
  • Carbohydrate Catabolism 15:00
  • Overview of Anaerobic Metabolism 15:59
    • Energy in Glucose is Released Without the Presence of Oxygen
    • Lactic Acid
  • ATP Production Requirements 17:13
    • Energy Sources
    • Electron Carriers
    • Final Electron Acceptors
  • Example 1 18:09
  • Example 2 18:41
  • Example 3 20:13