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Citric acid

Citric acid

(Science: biochemistry) An important intermediate in the citric Acid Cycle which breaks down glucose into water and carbon dioxide when oxygen is present.

The acid contains three carboxyl groups, has the chemical formula of C6H8O7, and is found in citrus fruits (oranges, grapefruit, lemons, etc.). It is used as an antioxidant and as artificial flavouring in commercially-processed foods.


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Re: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration

... of glycolysis, The website: https://www.boundless.com/image/the-citric-acid-cycle/ shows the water productions and consumptions I have mentioned above. The key may ...

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Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:48 pm
 
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AEROBIC Respiration

... how the intermediate step can be described as the doorway to the citric acid cycle.

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How much ATP a person consumes...?

... FADH2 produced = 2 ATP 1 NADH produced = 3 ATP TOTAL: 5 ATP per 1 fatty acid cycle "The last step produces 2 acetyl-CoA and thus oxidation of ... per turn = 40 ATP There are 12 ATP produced from each acetyl CoA in the citric acid cycle (1 ATP, 3 NADH (so 3*3)= 9 ATP, 1 FADH2 (so 2)= 2 ATP) ...

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How much ATP a person consumes...?

... - The R-chain in fatty acyl CoA has 16-20 carbons - Carbons from fatty acids go to citric acid cycle - 8 fatty acid cycles per 2 citric acid cycles (this is for 16 carbons, so ...

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... procedures: E. coli was able to survive after 30.000 generations in citric acid and the Aids virus in people has to fight the antivirus drugs the patients use. They're ...

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