Phosphofructokinase-1: PFK-1; catalyzes the conversion of fructose-6-phosphate to fructose-1,6-bisphosphate
: the reaction is irreversible and is a committed step in glycolysis → favors products
Select the true statements about the PFK-1 reaction.
A) Under standard conditions, the PFK-1 reaction reaches equilibrium when the concentrations of all products and reactants are equal.
B) In heart tissue, the PFK-1 reaction will be driven toward product formation.
C) The PFK-1 reaction in heart tissue does not reach equilibrium.
D) In heart tissue, the PFK-1 products are more abundant than reactants.
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