Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 9, Cellular Respiration and Fermentation - Assessment - 9.2 The process of Cellular Respiration - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 268: 13



Work Step by Step

Option a. is incorrect. The chloroplast is the site of photosynthesis. Option b. is incorrect. The nucleus is not the site of any of the reactions of cellular respiration. Option d. is incorrect. The cytoplasm is the site of glycolysis. Option c. is correct. The initial step of cellular respiration, glycolysis, takes place in the cytoplasm. The second step of cellular respiration, the Krebs cycle, takes place in the mitochondria.
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