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Chapter 9&10

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aerobic
process that requires oxygen
cellular respiration
process of process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen
anaerobic
process that does not require oxygen
calorie
amount of energy needed to raise the temp. of 1 gram of water by 1 degrees celsius
electron transport chain
series of proteins in which the high-energy electrons from the krebs cycle are used to convert ADP-->ATP
glycolysis
1st step in releasing energy of glucose, in which a molecule of glucose is broken into 2 molecules of pyruvic acid
NAD+
electron carrier involved in glucolysis
krebs cycle
2nd stage of cellular respiration, in which pyruvic acid is broken down into CO2 in a series of energy-extracting reactions
fermentation
process by which cells release energy in the absence of oxygen

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