Cellular Respiration Vocabulary

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cellular respiration

process by which all living cells convert glucose into ATP


location of cellular respiration

carbon cycle

to what cycle is cellular respiration associated?


does not require the use of oxygen


anaerobic respiration breaks down _______ into carbon compounds that can be used for Part 2 of cellular respiration


# of ATP organism gains in anaerobic


where does anaerobic cellular respiration occur in the cell?


1 molecule of glucose broken into 2 molecules of pyruvic acid without oxygen to make 2 ATP + 2 NADH

alcoholic fermentation

carried out by plants, yeast, and some microorganisms
the breakdown of pyruvic acid without oxygen to make 2 ATP + alcohol

lactic acid fermentation

animals (muscle cells)
the breakdown of pyruvic acid without oxygen to make 2 ATP + lactic acid


requires the use of oxygen


# of ATP organisms gain in aerobic


where does aerobic respiration occur in the cell?

Krebs, ETC

two parts of aerobic respiration

Krebs cycle

uses pyruvic acid made in glycolysis to create hydrogen ions used later in ETC


where does Krebs cycle occur in mitochondria?


# of ATP created in Krebs cycle


takes hydrogen ions from Krebs cycle to make ATP


location of ETC


# of ATP produced in ETC


# of ATP from aerobic respiration


# of ATP from anaerobic respiration


# of ATP for cellular respiration as a whole

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