Work Sheet 22


Citric Acid Cycle


1.      List the functions of mitochondria including metabolic processes associated with this organelle.




2.      Identify the sources and fates of pyruvate and acetyl CoA.







3.      For E1, E2 and E3 of the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDH), identify what goes into the complex and what comes out.








4.      List the citric acid (tricarboxylic acid) cycle reactions, pay particular attention to the reactions associated with energy production (GTP, NADH, FADH2 formation) and describe their regulation.









5.      Discuss the energy production from the citric acid cycle.


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