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Question 1: In higher ________, D-Aminolevulinic acid, the key precursor to porphyrins, is biosynthesized from glycine and succinyl-CoA.
PlantProtistFungusEukaryote

Question 2:
What is Glycine also known as?
Aminoethanoic acid
Methyl n-amyl ketone
Methylamylnitrosamine
Hasubanonine

Question 3: With only a hydrogen atom as its side chain, glycine is the smallest of the 20 ________ commonly found in proteins.
Amino acid synthesisMetabolismAmino acidL-DOPA

Question 4: In the liver of ________, glycine synthesis is catalyzed by glycine synthase (also called glycine cleavage enzyme).
ChordateArthropodVertebrateTunicate

Question 5: [12] In 2009, glycine sampled in 2004 from comet Wild 2 by the ________ spacecraft Stardust was confirmed, the first discovery of extraterrestrial glycine.
Space RaceNASASpace explorationHuman spaceflight

Question 6: Glycine is manufactured industrially by treating chloroacetic acid with ________:[3]
HydrogenNitrogenAmmoniaChlorine

Question 7: It is unique among the ________ in that it is not chiral.
Proteinogenic amino acidCysteineProlineMethionine

Question 8: Glycoxylate is then oxidized by hepatic lactate dehydrogenase to ________ in an NAD+-dependent reaction.
AspirinOxalateEDTAWarfarin

Question 9: Glycine (abbreviated as Gly or G)[2] is an ________ with the formula NH2CH2COOH.
CarbonBiochemistryOrganic chemistryOrganic compound

Question 10: The detection of glycine in the ________ has been debated.
X-ray astronomySunStarInterstellar medium
















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