The Biology Project: Biochemistry

Metabolism Problem Set

Problem 11 Tutorial: Fermentation

In the absence of oxygen, the primary purpose of fermentation is to:

The purpose of fermentation

Fermentation allows continued glycolysis by regenerating NAD+ from NADH. NAD+ is limiting, and must be reformed to allow the continuation of the glycolytic degradation of glucose producing ATP.

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