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Cellular Respiration













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The purpose of cellular respiration is to gather electrons from organic compounds (glucose) and use that energy to make a molecule called ATP (Adenosine tri-phosphate). Once the energy is gathered it is stored in the chemical bonds of ATP. ATP is used to provide energy for most of the immediate work that the cell does.






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Above is a picture of Cellular Respiration, in all of it's parts and phases. If you look throughout the site, you'll find each part/phase in detail.