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Biology Chapter 10

Question:

Why is glycolysis considered to be one of the first metabolic pathways to have evolved?

A) It produces much less ATP than does oxidative phosphorylation.

B) It is found in the cytosol, does not involve oxygen, and is present in most organisms.

C) It is found in prokaryotic cells but not in eukaryotic cells.

D) It relies on chemiosmosis which is ametabolic mechanism present only in the first cells- prokaryotic cells.

E) It requires the presence of membrane-enclosed cell organelles found only in eukaryotic cells.



Answer:

B) It is found in the cytosol, does not involve oxygen, and is present in most organisms.



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Question: Why is glycolysis considered to be one of the first metabolic pathways to have evolved? A) It produces much less ATP than does oxidative phosphorylation. B) It is found in the cytosol, does not involve oxygen, and is present in most organisms. C) It is found in prokaryotic cells but not in eukaryotic cells. D) It relies on chemiosmosis which is ametabolic mechanism present only in the first cells- prokaryotic cells. E) It requires the presence of membrane-enclosed cell organelles found only in eukaryotic cells.
Answer: B) It is found in the cytosol, does not involve oxygen, and is present in most organisms.