Cellular Respiration

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A glucose molecule is completely broken down to carbon dioxide & water in the glycolysis & citric acid cycle, but together these two processes yield only few molecules of ATP. What happened to most of the energy that the cell obtains from oxidation of glucose?

The electrons obtained from the oxidation of glucose are temporarily stored in NADH & FADH2.
The energy derived from the oxidation of NADH & FADH2 is used to drive the electron transport chain & chemiosmotic synthesis of ATP.

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