Chapter 9 Vocabulary: Cellular Respiration Flashcard

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calorie
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The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius
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glycolysis
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The first step in Cellular respiration, takes place in cytoplasm, involves breaking down glucose without oxygen
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Cellular Respiration
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The process that releases energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules in the presence of oxygen
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NAD+
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accepts a pair of electrons and a hydrogen. is a high energy electron carrier
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Fermentation
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releases energy from food molecules by producing ATP in the absence of oxygen
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Anaerobic
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Not in air
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Aerobic
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involves air
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Krebs cycle
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pyruvic acid is broken down into carbon dioxide in a series of energy-extracting reactions
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Electron Transport Chain
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Uses high-energy electrons from the Krebs cycle to convert ADP into ATP
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matrix
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place where krebs cycle and electron trnsport chain take place, inside of mitochondria

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