What is the first step of the TCA cycle?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 14th Jul, 2014, 11:00: AM
The first step of the TCA cycle is the condensation of the acetyl group of acetyl CoA with oxaloacetic acid and water to obtain citric acid.
Answered by | 14th Jul, 2014, 01:00: PM
- 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.
- 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?
- State the two important events which occur during aerobic respiration.
- Write the chemical equations for the Krebs cycle.
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