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Respiration

These cards describe the major components or aerobic and anaerobic respiration.
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Cytoplasm
A jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles are suspended.
Mitochondria
Powerhouse of the cell; organelle that is the site of aerobic ATP (energy) production.
Glucose
Product of photosynthesis needed to begin respiration.
Pyruvic Acid
A three-carbon molecule that is the end product of glycolysis.
Oxygen
Product of photosynthesis needed to allow for aerobic respiration.
Carbon Dioxide
Waste product of the Krebs Cycle during aerobic respiration and of alcohol fermentation during anaerobic respiration.
Electron Transport Chain
Sequence of electron carrier molecules that transfer electrons and release energy during cellular respiration
Water
Waste product of aerobic respiration after the Electron Transport Chain
Lactic Acid
Product of fermentation in many types of cells, including human muscle cells.
Ethanol
Product of fermentation in many types of cells, including yeast.
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