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Glycolysis

Glycolysis

Author: Aaron Mullally
Description:

This lesson will describe in detail the processes that occur in the glycolysis phase of cellular respiration.

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Terms to Know
Glucose

A type of sugar used in glucose to produce ATP. Glucose is broken down in the first stage of cellular respiration.

Glycolysis

The first stage of cellular respiration which breaks a molecule of glucose into two molecules of pyruvate.

Phopshorylation

​The transfer of a phosphate group from an ATP molecule  to another molecule thus the transfer of energy to that molecule.

​Pyruvate

A 3 carbon sugar produced when glucose is broken down in the glycolysis phase of cellular respiration.