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A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs.

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Re: Beta oxidation

what is beta oxidation?

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by blackshirts
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Beta oxidation
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Re: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration

... suggests (C6H12O6 +6 O2 --> 6CO2 +6H2O). So somewhere else 4 water molecules must be consumed...but where is still a mystery. Maybe in the oxidation reactions of pyruvate that from acetyl CoA or maybe hidden within the reactions of glycolysis, The website: https://www.boundless.com/image/the-citric-acid-cycle/ ...

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by thornthor
Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Number of water molecules produced by cellular respiration
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Re: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?

... Chemoautotrophs, chemoheterotrophs. Both types of phototrophs use light as their energy source ( as opposed to Chemotrophs which use oxidation as their energy source). Photoautotrophs fix inorganic carbon from carbon dioxide into organic carbon in the presence of water. (for example ...

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by cash
Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?
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Bio Research Paper Writing

... in the transport of viperin to the mitochondria where viperin interacts with mitochondrial proteins that is a part of pathways that catalyze B-oxidation of fatty acids that generate ATP. Studies on viperin suggest that normal B-oxidation is only affected by viperin with the iron-sulfer clusters ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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Oxidation of one molecule of acetyl coA is the one Krebs cycle. In one Krebs cycle, produce 3 NADH, 1FADH2, 1 GTP 1 NADH = 3 ATP x 3 1FADH2 = 2 ATP x 1 1GTP = 1ATP ______________ Total: 12 ATP U have three acetyl CoA = 3 ...

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by david23
Sat Mar 16, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Calculating ATP
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