Cellular respiration is the process by which ATP is obtained from energy

Cellular - .Several ,.Here'sa Inglycolysis,,andtwoATPmolec

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Cellular respiration is the process by which ATP is obtained from energy-rich molecules. Several  major metabolic pathways are involved, some of which require the presence of oxygen. Here's a  summary of the important pathways:  In glycolysis, glucose is broken down to pyruvic acid, and two ATP molecules are  generated even though oxygen is not present. The production of ATP without the use of  oxygen is called anaerobic respiration, and, because no oxygen is used during the various  metabolic steps of this pathway, glycolysis is called an anaerobic process. During anaerobic respiration, pyruvic acid is converted to lactic acid. Lactic acid (via  liver enzymes) can be converted back to pyru-vic acid and, with the presence of oxygen,  pyruvic acid can enter the mitochondria. Anaerobic respiration has advantages and disadvantages:
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