Molecular Biology of the Cell 6th Edition

Published by Garland Science
ISBN 10: 0815344325
ISBN 13: 978-0-81534-432-2

Chapter 2 - End-of-Chapter - Problems - Page 88: 2-3



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Both animal and plant cells oxidize glucose release energy by the process of cellular respiration. 1 molecule of glucose is oxidized in the presence of 6 molecules of oxygen, to release 6 molecules of carbon dioxide and 6 molecules of water. $C_{6}H_{12}O_{6}$ + $6O_{2}$ --> $6CO_{2} + 6H_{2}O$
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