cellular respiration

  • internal respiration
German: Zellatmung
Japanese: 細胞呼吸

Biochemistry. The oxidative process of all living cells in which the chemical energy of organic molecules is released in a series of metabolic steps. Glucose and oxygen are converted to carbon dioxide and water and ATP (6 O2 + 1 C6H12O6 -> 6 CO2 + 6 H2O + 38 ATP).
The cellular respiration is subdivided into following steps: glycolysis, citric acid cycle, and respiratory chain.

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