How many enzymes are involved in mammalian pyruvate dehydrogenase? What are their functions?
Answer to relevant QuestionsRecall Briefly summarize the steps in the electron transport chain from NADH to oxygen. Comment on the fact that the reduction of pyruvate to lactate, catalyzed by lactate dehydrogenase, is strongly exergonic (recall this from Chapter 15), even though the standard free-energy change for the half ...Define P/O ratio and indicate why it is important. Reflect and apply How does mitochondrial structure contribute to aerobic metabolism, particularly to the integration of the citric acid cycle and electron transport? RECALL Under what conditions are ketone bodies produced?
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