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Cellular respiration facts

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Respiration
the process of gas exchange between CO2 and oxygen
Cellular respiration
a series of reactions in a cell that releases energy (ATP) sd they break down complex molecules into CO2 and H2O
During cellular respiration energy is _____ making it possible to produce ______
released, ATP
Cellular respiration equation
C6H12+602---> 6H2O+Energy (ATP)
(DUUUDE ITS THE BACKWARDS PHOTOSYNTHESIS EQUATION)
Aerobic Respiration
occurs in the presence of oxygen
Anaerobic respiration
Occurs in the absence of oxygen
Glycolysis (nondetailed)
glucose is converted into 2 molecules of pyruvate
Krebs Cycle (nondetailed)
enzymes breakdown pyruvate into carbon dioxide and water, while releasing electrons and hydrogen
Electron transport chain/phosphorylation
transports hydrogen and electrons (this is the main energy gathering stage