NAD and glycolysis please help

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NAD and glycolysis please help

Post by missim » Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:44 pm

what is the role of NAD in glycolysis :?:

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Post by MrMistery » Sun Oct 04, 2009 3:50 pm

well, what does NAD normally do (what makes it special as a chemical molecule)?
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Re: NAD and glycolysis please help

Post by Navneet » Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:37 am

Well the reduction of NAD+ to NADH occurs through out the Celleur Respiration. During series of reactions, NAD+ is reduced to NADH, NADH is an electron carrier molecule. So basically the role of a NAD+ is to change into a NADH molecule, which holds to electrons for the Electron Transport chain. Which happens later in the Celleur Respiration.

I hope that answers your question. :)

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Re: NAD and glycolysis please help

Post by JackBean » Fri Oct 09, 2009 7:10 am

Navneet wrote:Well the reduction of NAD+ to NADH occurs through out the Celleur Respiration. During series of reactions, NAD+ is reduced to NADH, NADH is an electron carrier molecule. So basically the role of a NAD+ is to change into a NADH molecule, which holds to electrons for the Electron Transport chain. Which happens later in the Celleur Respiration.

I hope that answers your question. :)

except, that it's role is not "to change into a NADH molecule" ;)
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