Cellular metabolism occurs in three stages in stage 2

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Unformatted text preview: side of the cell (the lysozome). Cellular metabolism occurs in three stages • In stage 2 of metabolism (glycolysis) 1 molecule of glucose is converted to two molecules of pyruvate. • This involves ten enzyme catalyzed reactions and results in the net production of 2 ATP and 2 NADH molecules. Cellular metabolism occurs in three stages • In stage 3 of metabolism (the citric acid cycle) pyruvate and ocaloacetate combine to form one molecule of citrate • Throughout the cycle, citrate undergoes multiple conversions that release CO2 and produce NADH • The citric acid cycle takes place in the mitochondria Steps of glycolysis • Conversion of glucose t...
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2012 for the course PCB 3023 taught by Professor Sikorski during the Spring '07 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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