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6. What happens to the Hydrogen released from the Krebs Cycle?

  • it is used to reduce NAD and FAD, which diffuse to the inner mitochondrial membrane for the electron transport chain
  • it diffuses out of the mitochondria by lipid diffusion, into the tissue fluid and into the blood where it is carried to the lungs and removed from the body
  • It is reused in the next Krebs Cycle