5.07SC | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

Biological Chemistry I

Module II: Production of Energy in the Cell

Session 11: Maintenance of Redox Neutrality

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Lecture Topics

  • Lactate Dehydrogenase
  • Glycerol-3-Phosphate Shuttle
  • Malate-Aspartate Shuttle


  • Chapter 17: Citric Acid Cycle
    • Enzymes of the Citric Acid Cycle
    • Regulation of the Citric Acid Cycle
    • Reactions Related to the Citric Acid Cycle

Lecture Video: Maintenance of Redox Neutrality

It is important to maintain redox neutrality in the cytoplasm of mammalian cells. Professor Essigmann explains how shuttles, such as the glycerol-3-phosphate shuttle and malate-aspartate shuttle, allow the cytoplasm to stay in redox balance.

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