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February 12, 2007

February 12, 2007 - The 2 forms of NAD Exists as NAD and...

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February 12, 2007 Oxidation Reduction Reactions Reactions in which one or more electrons are transferred between substances OIL RIG- Oxidation is loosing,  reduction is gaining Transfer of electrons = the transfer of 2 hydrogen atoms 2H +  + 2 - Reducing agent Oxidizing agent NAD is energy carrier Receives electrons from compound A and transfers them to substance B
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Unformatted text preview: The 2 forms of NAD Exists as NAD + and NADH (reduced) Oxidation of NADH by O2 NADH + H + + ½ O 2 -> NAD + + H 2 O The Citric Acid Cycle Also called the Krebs cycle 8 reactions that oxidize the acetyl group to 2 molecules of CO2 Free energy is captured by ADP, NAD, and FAD 13...
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