Cellular respiration

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  1. 1. Cellular Respiration
  2. 2. Objectives The Nutrients Methods of cellular respiration The differences of oxidation and reduction ATP Cell catabolism Disease related to Acetyl acid or Mitochondria division
  3. 3. Important things to know Only about 40% of the energy from the combustion of glucose is harvested. The energy that is not harvested into ATP becomes heat. Respiration works by moving electrons from a high energy state to a low energy state. The electrons glucose loses are attached to hydrogen atoms. The enzyme and coenzyme that help transport electrons are called dehydrogenase and NAD+ . NADH delivers its electron load to an electron carrier. Most electron carriers are proteins. While the first two stages of cellular respiration do produce ATP, their main purpose is to provide the electron transport chain with electrons.
  4. 4. Nutrients used in the process Glucose (Sugar) Fats Proteins
  5. 5. Cellular Respiration There are two kinds of cellular respiration : Aerobic (Glycolysis, Krebs cycle, Oxidative phosphorylation) Needs oxygen to produce energy (ATP) It is more efficient than anaerobic Anaerobic (Glycolysis, Fermentation) It does not require oxygen
  6. 6. Methods of cellular respiration There are three methods for cellular respiration : Aerobic 1- Glycolysis. 2- Citric Acid Cycle (Krebs Cycle). 3- Oxidative phosphorylation.
  7. 7. Glycolysis Occurs in the Cytosol Glycolysis breaks sugar from complex compounds into simpler compounds. In this process Glucose (C6H12O6) will be divided from six carbon sugar into two molecules of three carbons of sugar (Pyruvate Acid). Produces 2 ATP . Can occur with or without oxygen. Continued
  8. 8. Glycolysis Glycolysis is a process that consist 10 steps, as the following: 1- The enzyme hexokinase adds a phosphate group to glucose to transfer it to glucose 6-phosphate using ATP. (C6H12O6) + hexokinase + ATP ADP + C6H11O6P1 2- The enzyme phosphoglucoisomerase converts glucose 6-phosphate into fructose 6-phosphate. C6H11O6P1 + Phosphoglucoisomerase (C6H11O6P1) 3- The enzyme phosphofructokinase uses another ATP molecule to transfer fructose 6-phosphate to fructose 1, 6-bisphosphate. C6H11O6P1 + phosphofructokinase + ATP ADP + C6H10O6P2 Note: By the third step we would have used 2 ATP
  9. 9. Glycolysis 4- The enzyme aldolase splits fructose 1, 6-bisphosphate into two sugars that are isomers of each other. These two sugars are dihydroxyacetone phosphate and glyceraldehyde phosphate. C6H10O6P2+ aldolase Dihydroxyacetone phosphate+ Glyceraldehyde phosphate 5- The enzyme triose phosphate isomerase converts the molecules dihydroxyacetone phosphate to glyceraldehyde phosphate. Glyceraldehyde phosphate is removed as soon as it is formed to be used in the next step of glycolysis. C3H5O3P1 C3H5O3P1
  10. 10. Glycolysis 6- The enzyme triose phosphate dehydrogenase serves two functions in this step. First the enzyme transfers a hydrogen from glyceraldehyde phosphate and (NAD+) to form NADH. Next it adds a phosphate from the cytosol to the oxidized glyceraldehyde phosphate to form 1, 3-bisphosphoglycerate. A. Triose phosphate dehydrogenase + 2 H- + 2 NAD+ 2 NADH + 2 H+ B. Triose phosphate dehydrogenase + 2 P + 2 C3H5O3P1 2C3H4O4P2 7- The enzyme phosphoglycerokinase transfers a P from 1,3- bisphosphoglycerate to a molecule of ADP to form ATP. The process yields two 3-phosphoglycerate molecules and two ATP molecules. 2 C3H4O4P2 + phosphoglycerokinase + 2 ADP 2C3H5O4P1 + 2 ATP
  11. 11. Glycolysis 8- The enzyme phosphoglyceromutase relocates the P from 3-phosphoglycerate from the third carbon to the second carbon to form 2-phosphoglycerate. 2 C3H5O4P1 + phosphoglyceromutase 2 C3H5O4P1 9- The enzyme enolase removes a molecule of water from 2-phosphoglycerate to form phosphoenolpyruvic acid (PEP). 2 C3H5O4P1 + enolase 2 C3H3O3P1 10- The enzyme pyruvate kinase transfers a P from PEP to ADP to form pyruvic acid and ATP. This reaction yields 2 molecules of pyruvic acid and 2 ATP molecules. C3H3O3P1 + pyruvate kinase + 2 ADP 2 C3H4O3 + 2 ATP
  12. 12. Glycolysis
  13. 13. Citric Acid Cycle (Krebs Cycle) Citric Acid Cycle takes place in the cytosol of prokaryotes It takes place in the mitochondria of eukaryotes Produces 2 ATP after two turns. Occurs twice per glucose molecules. The Krebs cycle begins after the Pyruvate is converted to Acetyl- CoA. pyruvate are oxidized and NAD+ molecules are reduced, yielding 2 molecules of Acetyl Coenzyme A and 2 NADH. Each turn produces: 1 ATP 3 NADH 1 FADH2
  14. 14. Citric Acid Cycle (Krebs Cycle) Acetyl-CoA enters the cycle and combines with a 4 carbon compound, and from 6 carbon compound citric acid this called Citrate. Citrate is rearranged to form isocitrate Isocitrate (6 carbons) modifies to become Ketoglutarate (5 carbons), Succinyl-CoA, Succinate, Fumarate, Malate, and Oxaloacetate. The total net gain is: 6 NADH, 2 FADH2, and 2 ATP.
  15. 15. Oxidative phosphorylation Produces 32molecules of ATP Occurs in the mitochondrial cristae .
  16. 16. Oxidative phosphorylation It uses the proton gradient established by the electron transport chain in mitochondria to power the synthesis of ATP from ADP and phosphate. This process consist of two steps : oxidation of NADH or FADH2 and the phosphorylation that regenerates ATP . The oxidation of NADH occurs by electron transport through a series of proteins. It creates the proton gradient which is necessary to drive the phosphorylation reaction.
  17. 17. Electron Transport Chain The electron transport system is a series of proteins embedded on the cristae of mitochondria. The NADH and FADH2 produced in glycolysis and the Krebs Cycle enter the electron transport system. So, the electrons from NADH pass through three proteins and pump a total of 6 protons across the cristae. The electrons from FADH2 pass through two proteins and pump a total of 4 protons across the membrane. Then, every two protons diffuse back through an ATP-synthase and produce one ATP. A total of 34 ATP are produced this way. At the end of this electron transport chain, the final electron acceptor is oxygen, in the end it will form (H2O)
  18. 18. Chemiosmosis Due to the ETC, a high concentration of protons are outside the inner membrane, producing a positive charge, and a high concentration of electrons are inside the inner membrane, producing a negative charge. This creates a large difference in electrical charges. This force just means that the protons on the outside are attracted to the electrons on the inside, so much that they want to diffuse through the inner membrane. The motive force pumps protons back into the mitochondrial matrix through the fifth complex in the inner membrane, known as ATP synthase.
  19. 19. Fermentation Anaerobic Happens when there is a lack of oxygen in the cell. Pyruvate, the product of glycolysis, can be used in fermentation to produce NAD+ or for production of lactate and NAD+. It leaves a lot of energy in the ethanol or lactate molecules that the cell cannot use and must excrete. Anaerobic respiration (both glycolysis and fermentation) takes place in the fluid portion of the cytoplasm. Yields only 2 ATP molecules
  20. 20. Fermentation Anaerobic In our bodies certain muscle cells, called fast twitch muscles, have less capability for storing and using oxygen than other muscles. When you run and these muscles run short of oxygen, the fast twitch muscles begin using lactic acid fermentation. This allows the muscle to continue to function by producing ATP by glycolysis. The muscle cells convert glucose to pyruvic acid. Then an enzyme in the muscle cells converts the pyruvic acid to lactic acid.
  21. 21. Fermentation Anaerobic
  22. 22. Oxidation and Reduction Oxidation occurs when a reactant loses electrons during the reaction. Reduction occurs when a reactant gains electrons during the reaction. Oxidation and reduction reactions are common when working with acids and bases and other electrochemical processes. Oxidation increases in oxidation number of the element being acted upon and reduction results a decrease of the oxidation number on the element being reduced. Lose Electrons in Oxidation Gain Electrons in Reduction.
  23. 23. Synthesis of ATP What is ATP ? ATP is the most commonly energy source used of cells from most organisms. It is formed from adenosine diphosphate (ADP) and inorganic phosphate (Pi). ADP + Pi ATP
  24. 24. Synthesis of ATP ATP synthase is a protein complex that is essentially a proton-driven rotary motor that produces ATP from ADP and inorganic phosphate (Pi). The proton gradient used to drive the ATP synthase motor is generated when protons are pumped across the inner mitochondrial membrane by the complexes of the electron transport chain during active oxidative respiration.
  25. 25. Synthesis of ATP At the inner mitochondrial membrane, a high energy electron is passed along an electron transport chain. The energy released pumps hydrogen out to the matrix space between the mitochondrial membranes. The gradient created by this high concentration of hydrogen outside of the inner membrane drives hydrogen back through the inner membrane, through ATP synthase. As this happens, the enzymatic activity of ATP synthase synthesizes ATP from ADP.
  26. 26. Cell Catabolism Catabolism is the breakdown of large molecules into small molecules. The opposite of anabolism which is the combination of small molecules into large molecules. These two cellular chemical reactions are together called metabolism. Cells use anabolic reactions to synthesize enzymes, hormones, sugars. Energy released from organic nutrients during catabolism is stored within the ATP, in the form of high-energy chemical bonds between the second and third molecules of phosphate. The cell uses the energy derived from