State the two important events which occur during aerobic respiration.
Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Jun, 2016, 09:32: AM
Two events which occur during aerobic respiration are
- Complete oxidation of pyruvate by the removal of all hydrogen atoms, releasing three molecules of CO2.
- The electrons removed as part of hydrogen atoms are passed on to the molecular oxygen with simultaneous synthesis of ATP.
Answered by | 13th Jun, 2016, 11:32: AM
- coenzymes NAD+ and FAD are connected with respiratory reaction as they a. hydrogen carrier b. are reducing agent c. function in kreb cycle and terminal oxidative phosphorylation d. are involved in each step of atp synthesis
- State the site where the oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvic acid takes place.
- Name the enzyme which catalyses the conversion of pyruvic acid to acetyl CoA.
- What is the first step of the TCA cycle?
- Name the substance which is released during the formation of citric acid in the TCA cycle.
- Name the two products formed by two successive decarboxylations in the TCA cycle.
- Write the chemical equation for the decarboxylation of pyruvic acid to acetyl CoA.
- How many molecules of NADH are produced from decarboxylation of two molecules of pyruvic acid?
- Write the chemical equations for the Krebs cycle.
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