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TCA Krebs Cycle
This was first formed by Hans Krebs a British biochemist.
It occurs in the matrix of the mitochondria.
It is a series of oxidation-reduction reactions.
Another name for it is: tricarboxyclic acid cycle or TCA.…read more
Pyruvate + NAD + CoA acetyl CoA + NAD-H + CO2
The pyruvate is oxidised as it loses its H.
The H is accepted by the NAD to reduce it.
An acetyl group forms and combines with CoA.
CO2 is formed from each pyruvate group.…read more