2017.05.21 CSCS Daily Study Question:
What molecule is converted to acetyl CoA in the mitochondria?
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When sufficient oxygen is present, pyruvate enters the mitochondria where it is converted into acetyl CoA by pyruvate dehydrogenase. The acetyl CoA can then enter the Krebs Cycle for further resynthesize ATP. If the levels of oxygen are insufficient, pyruvate is reduced by NADH into lactate..
Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning 3rd Edition p. 25-27
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2017.05.21 CSCS Daily Study Question