Aerobic Cellular Respiration

Aerobic Cellular Respiration - Cellular respiration...

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Cellular respiration describes the metabolic reactions and processes that take place in a cell or  across the cell membrane to get biochemical energy from fuel molecules and the release of the  cells' waste products.  There are 4 steps: Glycolysis, oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate  (bridge/transition to Krebs cycle), Krebs cycle, and oxidative phosphorylation, where the  electron transport system occurs. Glycolysis is a metabolic pathway that is found in the cytoplasm of cells in all living organisms  and does not require oxygen. The process converts one molecule of glucose into two molecules  of pyruvate, and makes energy in the form of two net molecules of ATP. Four molecules of ATP  per glucose are actually produced; however, two are consumed for the preparatory phase. The  initial phosphorylation of glucose is required to destabilize the molecule for cleavage into two  triose sugars and eventually PGAL. During the pay-off phase of glycolysis, four phosphate 
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