The pathway shown below depicts the conversion of thiamine phosphate to both isobutyryl-CoA (IB-CoA) and dimethylacryloyl-CoA (DMA-CoA).
a. Consider what happens if enzyme C doesn’t work anymore. Do you predict that this will affect flux through the pathway as a whole?
Yes, flux will be affected.
No, flux will not be affected.
b. Provide a scientific explanation to support your prediction.
This question was developed by Paula Lemons' BioSTEPs research group at the University of Georgia with funding from NSF DRL 1350345.
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