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Krebs cycle

Covers the vocabulary and concepts for the Krebs cycle.
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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
NADH
high energy compound that carries electrons to be used later (eight are made during the whole Krebs cycle from each glucose)
FADH2
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
ATP
two of these energy compounds are made during the Krebs cycle from an initial glucose
glycolysis
process that makes 2 pyruvic acids for the Krebs cycle
glucose
compound from which 2 pyruvic acids originate during glycolysis