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ATP yeild form different substrates

What is the yield of ATP when each of the following substrates is completely oxidized to CO2 by a mammalian cell homogenate? Assume that glycolysis, the citric cycle and oxidative phosphorylation are fully active.
a) Pyruvate
c) Fructose 1,6-biphosphate
d) Glucose
e) Dihydroxyacetone phosphate
(Please be detailed in your answer)

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Solution Summary

Different substrates enter either through glycolysis or through Kreb cycle to produce ATP. Carbohydrate enters through glycolysis and at different stages different number of ATPs are produced.