Microbiology - Energy Release and Conservation

Exercise :: Energy Release and Conservation - Section 1

  • Energy Release and Conservation - Section 1
11. 

In lactic acid fermentation, the final electron acceptor would be

A. fructose
B. pyruvate
C. glucose
D. acetyl-CoA

Answer: Option B

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12. 

The amount of ATP that can be obtained by complete oxidation of a glucose by a bacterium is

A. greater than by a yeast cell
B. lesser than by a yeast cell
C. exactly or approximately equal to by a yeast cell
D. none of these

Answer: Option A

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13. 

Which of the following is accomplished in chemiosmosis?

A. The oxidation of ATP
B. The oxidation of water
C. The oxidation of NADH
D. The oxidation of CO2

Answer: Option C

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14. 

A yeast or fungal cell produces how many net ATP molecules per molecule of glucose when completely oxidized?

A. 32
B. 34
C. 36
D. 38

Answer: Option C

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15. 

Before most molecules can enter the Krebs citric acid cycle, they must be converted to

A. citric acid
B. oxaloacetic acid
C. NADH or FADH
D. acetyl-CoA

Answer: Option D

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