NAD or FAD??

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kiekyon
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NAD or FAD??

Post by kiekyon » Thu Mar 16, 2006 2:03 am

why does some reaction in krebs cycle uses NAD as oxidising agent and 1 uses FAD??
isn't it better that all reaction uses NAD as they produce more ATP??

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Post by MrMistery » Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:18 pm

to answer your question, nobody really knows why FADH has evolved. Maybe recent discoveries have solved the mistery, but from what i know the best explination they could come up with said that FADH is in the cell to do some other work...
If anyone has any info, please share...
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