Southern New Hampshire Energy Metabolism Discussion




Energy metabolism is a central process that is important in all cellular activities. For the following processes involving energy metabolism, explain how each contributes to the production of ATP. Explain in detail the quantity of ATP produced and how the ATP is produced in each of the processes listed below.

• glycolysis

  • citric acid cycle (CAC) [also referred to as tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle or Kreb’s cycle]
  • oxidative phosphorylation & electron transport chain