Study Guide

Glycolysis and Cellular Respiration Topics

Metabolism and Respiration Overview

All organisms need energy to live. Humans like to sit down to three square meals a day (even if...

Glycolysis

The first step when going to an old-school arcade is breaking down your dollar bills into tokens...

The Mitochondrion

Following glycolysis, the next process in cellular respiration takes place in a mitochondrion...

Citric Acid Cycle

At the arcade, after you exchange your dollar bill for tokens, you set your sights on a game. In...

Oxidative Phosphorylation

We're back at the arcade and still in the mitochondrion. We just can't get enough. This is our...

Fermentation and Anaerobic Respiration

Suppose a cell doesn't have oxygen available. Maybe the cell happens to be on the moon, or maybe...

Common Mistakes

It can be confusing to keep track of what is being oxidized and what is being reduced. Using the...

Test Your Knowledge!

1. Early in glycolysis, a glucose molecule is split into which of the following?(A) Two pyruvate...

Made From Trees

Mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, but what are they other than that? Everything. At...