Comment on the statement – Respiration is an energy-producing

Question:

Comment on the statement – Respiration is an energy-producing process but ATP is being used in some steps of the process.

Solution:

The phosphorylation reaction is the glycolysis process in which glucose is converted to glucose – 6 – phosphate which consumes one ATP.

Although the overall ATP produced by the complete oxidation of the substrate is more than the amount of energy spent on some metabolic processes.

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