The overall mechanism of cellular respiration involves four processes

The overall mechanism of cellular respiration involves four processes

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The overall mechanism of cellular respiration involves four processes:  glycolysis, in which glucose molecules are broken down to form  pyruvic acid molecules; the Krebs cycle, in which pyruvic acid is  further broken down and the energy in its molecule is used to form  high-energy compounds, such as nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide 
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Unformatted text preview: (NADH); the electron transport system, in which electrons are transported along a series of coenzymes and cytochromes and the energy in the electrons is released; and chemiosmosis, in which the energy given off by electrons pumps protons across a membrane and provides the energy for ATP synthesis....
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