Respiration

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energy
the ability to do work
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ATP
a phosphroylated nucleotide and the universal energy currency
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Metabolism
the collective term for all the chemical reactions that take place inside an organism
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Catabolic reaction
breaking larger molecules into smaller molecules (catastrophy)
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Anabolic reactions
joining smaller molecules into larger molecules (addition)
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photoautotrophs
organisms that use sunlight as a source of energy in photosynthesis to produce their own food
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chemotrophs
organism that use chemicals as a source of energy to produce their own food
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ATP consists of...
3 phosphates, 1 adenine base, 1 ribose sugar
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oxidation reactions
removal of electrons
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reduction reaction
addition of electrons
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4 stages of respiration
glycolysis --> link reaction --> krebs cycle --> oxidative phosphorylation
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where glycolysis occurs
cytoplasm
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glycolysis occurs under aerobic or anaerobic conditions
BOTH
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during glycosis...
glucose --> 2xPyruvate
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