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Covers the vocabulary and concepts for the Krebs cycle.

Krebs cycle

second stage of cellular respiration; occurs in matrix of mitochondrion

mitochondrial matrix

liquid filled center of mitochonrion where the Kreb's cycle occurs

pyruvic acid

Reactant for the Krebs cycle

carbon dioxide

end product of Krebs cycle; where all the carbons from glucose or pyruvic acid end up; exhaled out of the body


high energy compound that carries electrons to be used later (eight are made during the whole Krebs cycle from each glucose)


high energy compound that carries electrons to be used later (two formed during the full Krebs cycle); contains less energy than the other high energy compound NADH


two of these energy compounds are made during the Krebs cycle from an initial glucose


process that makes 2 pyruvic acids for the Krebs cycle


compound from which 2 pyruvic acids originate during glycolysis

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