Lecture 16 Mitochondrial Function

Lecture 16 Mitochondrial Function - Lecture 16...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 16 Mitochondrial Function Formation of acetyl coA Tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle or Krebs cycle Generation of reduced nucleotides Electron transport Oxidation/reduction Measurement of Redox potentials Electron carriers Proton pumps Proton motive force Myelin Sheath Peripheral nervous system myelin sheath from Schwann cells CNS myelin sheath from oligodendendrocytes MS specifically attacks myelin sheath in CNS Main Points of the Day TCA cycle can be supplied from glucose (through pyruvate) but also from other sources Electron transport carriers are embedded in the inner mitochondrial membrane along with some shuttle molecules moving from one complex to another Oxygen is the final electron acceptor for electron transport Overview of Glucose Catabolism Generally via facilitated diffusion Glucose Oxidation Begins in the cytoplasm with glycolysis End products of glycolysis per glucose 2 ATP 2 pyruvate...
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