Products from the citric acid cycle gtp is similar to

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Unformatted text preview: citric acid cycle • Each turn of the TCA cycle makes 3 NADH molecules, 1 FADH2 molecule, 1 GTP molecule and two CO2 molecules. Products from the citric acid cycle • GTP is similar to ATP. • FADH2 (reduced flavin adenine dinucleotide) is not structurally similar to NADH but does serve a similar function by carrying high energy electron. What happens when there is no oxygen • Pyruvate can be converted to lactate. • This occurs when muscles operate in the absence of oxygen • Pyruvate can also be converted to alcohol • Both pathways regenerate NAD+ from NADH, which allows glycolysis to continue. Many biosyntheti...
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