Krebs Cycle

Krebs Cycle

The Krebs Cycle, also known as the Citric Acid Cycle, is the second stage of cellular respiration. It takes place within the mitochondria and completes the breakdown of glucose. This is done by the decomposition of a derivative of pyruvate into carbon dioxide. The main function of this cycle is to supply the third stage of respiration, known as Oxidative Phosphorylation, with electrons.

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by | August 17, 2012 · 10:02 pm

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