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10 Aerobic Processes • Aerobic (oxidative) metabolism • Mitochondria - specialized compartment of cells that contain aerobic enzymes – requires O 2 for breakdown of carbs, fats and proteins • Enzymes are grouped in Krebs cycle and electron transport chain (ETC) – electrons and ions combine with O 2 to from water, ATP and CO
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Unformatted text preview: 2 Carbohydrates - aerobic breakdown aerobic glycolysis - pyruvate (no lactate formed) pyruvate enters mitochondria acetyl coenzyme A enters Krebs cycle produces electron carriers -enter ETC total 36 ATP per glucose predominates in daily activities -low intensity, long duration...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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