Author: Nathan Lampson

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

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Terms to Know

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


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


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


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