This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: r Produces an additional 32 (eukaryotes) or 34 (prokaryotes) ATP molecules, depending on the cell type 35 Cellular Respiration
Overview of Aerobic Cellular Respiration: Glucose is first broken down into pyruvate, through glycolysis, in the cell cytoplasm Pyruvate is transported into the mitochondrion (eukaryotes) and split into CO2 and a 2 carbon acetyl group A high energy electron carrier molecule, NADH, is also formed. 36 Cellular Respiration
Cellular Respiration The acetyl group is further broken down into CO2 in the Krebs Cycle (matrix space) Electron carriers, NADH and FAD...
View Full Document