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They found that reactions could produce amino acids in addition to CO2, which are also the end products of the citric acid cycle thereby giving the same product but a different pathway for the same reaction.
For example, another interesting potential application of metabolomic studies of carbohydrate metabolism to alcohol research is based on observations suggesting that breakdown products of glucose that are generated during the citric acid cycle (see sidebar figure, p.
Fermentation provides sufficient energy but lacks the intermediates necessary for the citric acid cycle to synthesize cellular components such as succinate.
Because the citric acid cycle is intrinsic to all modern life, Wachtershauser guesses that its basic reactions are close to the chemistry with which life began--with one significant variation.
Hans Adolf Krebs of Sheffield University in England for his discovery of the citric acid cycle, known as the Krebs cycle.