This image is part of a series that was created for an open textbook, Cell Biology, Genetics and Biochemistry for PreClinical Students. The textbook will be available Late 2021.
Kindred Grey (2021). "Citrate shuttle reaction moves citrate from the mitochondria to the cytosol for fatty acid synthesis."CC BY 4.0.
Left - Mitochondrion: Plasma membrane arrow pyruvate arrow oxaloacetate arrow with addition of acetyl CoA to citrate arrow plasma membrane. Right - cytoplasm: Plasma membrane arrow citrate arrow with loss of Acetyl CoA to oxaloacetate arrow with NADH addition to malate arrow loss of NADPH to pyruvate arrow plasma membrane.