Phosphorylation: Definition, Types & Steps


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The process of adding a phosphate group to another molecule is known as _____.

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1. Which type of phosphorylation produces about 34 molecules of ATP from the breaking down of one molecule of glucose?

2. What is the name of the enzyme responsible for phosphorylating glucose to form glucose-6-phosphate (G6P)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Phosphorylation is the primary subject of this quiz and worksheet. Some specific information about cellular processes will also be covered.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to see if you can answer questions that deal with:

  • Types of phosphorylation
  • The enzyme involved with the phosphorylation of glucose
  • Workhorse macromolecules

Skills Practiced

Exercise the following skills as you work on this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on phosphorylation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding adding a phosphate group to a different molecule
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify types of phosphorylation

Additional Learning

Add more to what you know about this subject with the lesson entitled Phosphorylation: Definition, Types & Steps. The purpose of this lesson is to help you learn about:

  • Metabolic processes in a living system
  • The steps of the Krebs cycle
  • Three types of phosphorylation