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Cellular Respiration

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cellular respiration
The process in which cells make ATP by breaking down chemical energy.
mitochondria
Organelle that produces energy through cellular respiration
reactants of cellular respiration
Glucose and oxygen
products of cellular respiration
Carbon dioxide, water and ATP
ATP
Main energy source that cells use for most of their work
glycolysis
Process that splits glucose into two three-carbon molecules and makes two molecules of ATP
aerobic
Process that requires oxygen
anaerobic
Process that does not require oxygen
fermentation
Process by which cells release energy in the absence of oxygen, can produce alcohol or lactic acid
lactic acid
Product of fermentation in many types of cells, including human muscle cells
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