The Krebs Cycle


The Krebs Cycle

Takes place in the mitochondrial matrix


  • The acetyl group released from acetyl CoA combines with oxaloacetate to form a 6 carbon compound (Citrate)
  • Citrate is decarboxylated and deydrogenated, producing a 5 carbon compound, one molecule of CO2 and 1 molecue of reduced NAD.
  • The 5C compound is further dehydrogenated and decarboxylated into producing aa


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