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The Krebs cycle is the second step of the cellular respiration which occurs in the mitochondrion. It only yields two ATP and CO2 but generates a great deal of energized electrons.
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- Understanding how the Krebs cycle leads to the formation of energized electrons that are essential for the respiratory chain to function properly.
Glycolysis is followed by the Krebs cycle if oxygen is present. Prior to the Krebs cycle is the mitochondrial decarboxylation of pyruvate to acetyl-CoA.
Since two pyruvate have been generated…
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