After glycolysis, the two pyruvates produced from one molecule of glucose are converted into acetyl CoA. This process occurs in the mitochondrion of the cell. More »

Diffusion is a process that occurs during respiration, in which gasses pass between the walls of the alveoli and the capillaries. According to the National Institutes of Health, oxygen moves from the lungs into the blood... More »

There is a good chance higher animals would not exist without mitochondria, according to Molecular Expressions from The Florida State University. Without these organelles, it would be very difficult for some organisms to... More »

Glycolysis is the breakdown of a molecule of glucose into two molecules of pyruvate, while the Krebs cycle is the conversion of the resulting pyruvate molecules into a compound known as acetyl CoA. Both of these steps oc... More »

Calcium pyruvate is an intermediate energy produced by the cells during the process of breaking down glucose, according to Examine.com. Calcium pyruvate is a three-carbon energy produced during the cell's process of brea... More »

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During the stage of photosynthesis referred to as the light-dependent reaction, 12 molecules of water begin the process of reacting with six molecules of carbon dioxide to produce one molecule of glucose, six molecules o... More »

Sucrose is a compound made up of one molecule of glucose joined to one molecule of fructose through a glycosidic bond. Unlike most complex sugars, also known as polysaccharides, the glycosidic bond in sucrose is formed a... More »