number of ATP produced per NADH in mitochondria

Value ~2.3 ATP
Organism Generic
Reference Rich, PR. The molecular machinery of Keilin's respiratory chain. Biochem Soc Trans. 2003 Dec31(Pt 6) p.1103, subheading A re-evaluation of yields of ATP synthesis from glucose oxidation.PubMed ID14641005
Comments Since NADH results in the translocation of 10 protons in mitochondria, and the ratio of protons to ATP is 13:3, 10protons*3ATP/13protons=2.3
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 101776