Cellular Respiration Vocab.txt

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Cellular Respiration Vocab.txt
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  1. the complex process in which cells make ATP by breaking down organic compounds
    cellular respiration
  2. process by which organic compounds are converted into three-carbon molecules of pyruvic acid
    glycolysis
  3. organic molecule that serves as an electron carrier
    NAD+, NADH
  4. organic molecule that serves as an electron carrier
    NAD+, NADH
  5. three carbon molecule created during glycolysis
    pyruvic acid
  6. not requiring oxygen
    anaerobic
  7. process where pyruvic acid is broken down and NADH is uded to synthesize ATP; requires oxygen
    aerobic respiration
  8. the breakdown of carbohydrates by enzymes, bacteria, yeasts, or mold in the absense of oxygen
    fermentation
  9. fermentation creating a three carbon compound
    lactic acid fermentation
  10. fermentation creating a two carbon compound while giving of carbon dioxide
    alcoholic fermentation
  11. a unit of energy equal to 1,000 calories
    kilocalories
  12. the space inside the inner membrane of a mitochondrion
    mitochondrial matrix
  13. two carbon compound formed from pyruvic acid which starts the Kreb's cycle
    acetyl CoA
  14. four carbon compound that combines with Acetyl CoA to form citric acid in the Kreb's Cycle
    oxaloacetic acid
  15. six carbon compond formed in the Kreb's cycle
    citric acid
  16. energy storing compound similar to NAD+
    FAD
  17. a biochemical pathway that breaks down acetyl CoA producing carbon dioxide, hydrogen atoms, and ATP
    Kreb's Cycle

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