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Glucose – 6 Phosphate

For my Ecology class, consider the question below as you think over Why Evolution is True chapter 2. I will post this and several more questions later today on blackboard…

There a lot of talk about biochemical pathways in this chapter. Mostly, Coyne sticks to the one used to synthesize ascorbic acid (vitamin C), however this reaction involves the use of a compound called Glucose-6-Phosphate. This molecule is common to a number of important metabolic pathways. In addition to making vitamin C, see if you can find one anabolic and one catabolic pathway downstream of this molecule. 

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