Purchase Solution

Stages of Glucose Oxidation

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

In the process of GLYCOSIS (stage 1), the formation of PYRUVATE involves the reduction of the coenzyme NAD to NAD.2H

Which other stages of glucose oxidation produce molecules of the reduced coenzyme, NAD.2H

I am guessing at stages 2 & 3,

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

The solution discusses the stages of glucose oxidation

Solution Preview

You were right, the formation of pyruvate involves the reduction of coenzyme NAD to NAD2H. The other stages of glucose oxidation where NAD2H are formed are the following:

1. At the stage where the citric acid is oxidized in a series of reactions, by losing hydrogens and electrons to NAD, and oxalosuccinic is formed:
Citric + NAD, "forming" Oxalosuccinic + NAD2H
2. At the stage where alpha-ketoglutaric ...

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Hemophilia: Fact or Fiction

Do you know the truth about hemophilia? Test your knowledge here.

Labor Comfort Measures

Do you know how to comfort someone in labor?

Creating a Birth Plan

Preparing for a birth and want to make sure that you're including all the right information? Use this quiz to get on the right track and check your birth plan knowledge!

BioChemistry Basics

This Quiz will test your knowledge of the amino acids used in biological systems

Infant Development: Sleep

How much do you know about infant sleep? Test your knowledge with this quiz.