An explanation of lactic acid build up in deer.

Venison that comes from a deer that is shot before it can run is more tender and not as strongly flavored as venison from a deer that has run to exhaustion. Why?

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...reb's cycle and glycolysis you can derive a total of 38ATP. However, to get these ATP (largely formed from the reduction of NADH to NAD+) you need oxygen. Now if you exercise to exhaustion or you can't breathe in enough oxygen the electron transport chain that is responsible for converting NADH to NAD+ backs up. Now you don't have any NAD+ to accept protons from the Kreb's so the whole ...