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Kreb's cycle question

Post by dirkroxmysox » Sun Nov 05, 2006 7:46 pm

In the Kreb's cycle, what molecule acquires most of the energy that is released by the oxidation of acetyl CoA, and how many of these molecules are produced during each turn of the cycle?

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Post by narrowstaircase » Sun Nov 05, 2006 10:39 pm

2 Acetyl CoA ---> [1 Citric Acid Cycle] ---> 6NADH + 2FADH2

since there are six hydrogens available in NADH and only 4 for FADH2 i would say NADH aquires most of the energy.
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Post by dirkroxmysox » Mon Nov 06, 2006 9:12 pm

thank you sooo much! i really appreciate it for some reason i was thinking carbon dioxide but thanks for clearing it up!
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