The molecules created from the initial breakdown of glucose during glycolysis
site of glycolysis
metabolic pathway that requires oxygen (Kreb's --> ETC); complete breakdown of glucose and oxygen into carbon dioxide and water
metabolic pathway that does not use oxygen (AKA fermentation); breakdown of pyruvate into lactic acid or alcohol and CO2
adenosine triphosphate the "energy currency of the cell" the form of energy that is useable by cells breaks into ADP when used by cells
adenosine diphosphate accepts a phosphate group to store energy in the form of ATP
site of aerobic cellular respiration
reactant that is broken down in first stage (glycolysis) into pyruvate
anaerobic respiration follows glycolysis and converts pyruvate into either alcohol and CO2 (yeast, bacteria) or lactic acid (muscles) occurs in the cytoplasm
reactant that is used to accept electrons in ETC
product created from oxygen and electrons from ETC
6CO2 + 6H2O + ENERGY --> C6H12O6 + 6O2
molecule that transfers electrons Calvin cycle to build glucose
the site of photosynthesis
An organism that is able to capture energy from sunlight and transform it into an organic molecule of glucose
An organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating other organisms
ALL organisms MUST perform some type of respiration (aerobic or anaerobic) to convert glucose into ATP
NADH and FADH2 deliver electrons that are passed across the membrane to create 32 ATP
molecule that brings electrons and H via FADH2 to the electron transport chain to create ATP created during reactions that breakdown glucose

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